ZTE announces world’s first phone with an under-display selfie camera
"The Axon 20 5G turns out to be a fairly mid-range device."
ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, ZTE Axon 20 5G smartphone was launched on 1st September 2020 in China. The phone comes with a 6.92-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2460 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20.5:9.ZTE Axon 20 5G comes with 6GB of RAM. The ZTE Axon 20 5G runs Android 10 and is powered by a 4220mAh battery. The ZTE Axon 20 5G supports proprietary fast charging.
The device will be the world's first mass-produced 5G smartphone featuring an under-display camera, marking another milestone in ZTE's exploration of the true full display smartphone.
ZTE has followed through on its promise to launch the world’s first commercial smartphone with a selfie camera embedded in the display. The Axon 20 5G turns out to be a fairly mid-range device.
ZTE says the under-display 32-megapixel camera has been made possible due to the use of “high transparency material that includes new organic and inorganic films” as well as optimized software algorithms to offset the impact on image quality.
The phone is based around a Snapdragon 765G processor, which is likely what allows it to be just 7.98mm thick while including 5G connectivity and a 4,220mAh battery. The screen is a 6.92-inch OLED with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The rear camera array includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor and 8-megapixel ultrawide with 2-megapixel depth and macro sensors. There are options for 6 or 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage, and there’s a microSD card slot.
ZTE Axon 20 5G key specification
Display 6.92-inch (1080x2460)
Front Camera 32MP
Rear Camera (64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP)
OS Android 10
Colour Black, Blue, Orange, & Purple
Price and availability of ZTE Axon 20 5G
The Axon 20 5G is available to order at China price starting at 2,198 yuan.
ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, operators, companies and public sector customers.