Xiaomi Might Launch a Smartphone With Dual Pop-up Cameras: a Patent Leaked

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Smartphone manufacturers worldwide are working on new designs that will allow them to stand out from the others or help them set the trend. There’s always been like this, and the competition is fierce.

As we look out for bezel-less phones, many companies are launching devices with unique designs, pop-up cameras, and under-display selfie cameras that will increase their screen-to-body ratio. Xiaomi is one of the phone manufacturers rumored to launch a bunch of unique offerings for its fans. 

According to a newly leaked patent, Xiaomi has plans to bring a smartphone with dual pop-up cameras. More details are now available. Here is what you need to know.

New Xiaomi Patent Reveals Sleek Smartphone Features

Xiaomi might be one of the few smartphone manufacturers that will really steal the spotlight. According to a report, the company has filed a patent application for a new handset design featuring two pop-up cameras that will be both the rear and the selfie camera.

TigerMobiles’ report unveils a flat smartphone with narrow bezels. No camera sensors are visible at the front or rear, thanks to the unique pop-up mechanism. 

What’s really interesting is that the camera sensors seem to pop-up at an angle as Oppo Reno’s sleek shark fin camera setup. With sensors on both sides of the pop-up camera, we should expect to get four camera sensors. The LED flash will also be positioned at the top of the handset’s rear panel, below the pop-up module. The bottom edge might house a USB Type-C.

So far, Xiaomi released a few smartphones in both the Mi and Redmi series featuring a pop-up module for the selfie camera. Given that the patent filing displays a dual pop-up camera module for both the rear and front cameras, we need to wait to see if the handset will see the light of the day. Unfortunately, not many patents end up being developed.

 

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