January 2, 2020
oppo patent reveals smartphone with side popup camera
Manufacturer are working hard towards the full-screen smartphone design. We’ve seen notches, punch holes, pop-up and rotating cameras but a new patent from Oppo is giving us yet another interesting take. Up until now all pop-up cameras are usually found sitting at the top of phones but an Oppo patent found in the CNIPA (China National Intellectual Property Administration) database is giving us our first look at a side-mounted pop-up cam.
Oppo side mounted pop-up cam design
The patent sketches reveal the motorized camera module is placed on the right-hand side of the phone. The…