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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 launching later this year with under-display camera: Report

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be the first device from the brand to come with an under-display camera.

February 17, 2021 / 01:12 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is tipped to launch later this year. The foldable smartphone will launch in July as per leaked reports. Though we are still a few months away from the unveiling, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 specifications have already started leaking. According to a new tip, the foldable smartphone will come with an under-screen front camera.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be the first device from the brand to come with an under-display camera. Tipster Ice Universe claims that the Galaxy Fold 3 will come with an Under Panel Camera (UPC). 

The tipster did not reveal much about the technology used in the under-display camera though.

Reports of the Fold 3 featuring an under-screen camera have been around for a while. According to a report by a South Korean publication Aju News, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 will feature S Pen and UDC (Under Display Camera)”. This UDC technology is one that allows pictures to be taken on the device without a camera hole. They can be done by simply placing a camera under the OLED screen. 

"Samsung confirmed that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be equipped with the S Pen, a feature of the existing Galaxy Note series," the report mentioned. 

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Samsung Display and its subsidiary Dowoo Insys have developed and delivered the second-generation UTG that applied its own cover glass technology, making it possible to realise the plan to mount the S Pen on the Galaxy Z Fold 3. 

Previous versions like Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Fold 2 were equipped with a top notch display with a single side of the screen and a punch-hole display with a small hole to mount a front camera.
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first published: Feb 17, 2021 01:12 pm

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