To overcome notch, Oppo and Vivo introduced their unique ways to place the front camera. Oppo find X the first flagship device from Oppo added a camera slider for both front and rear cameras. Vivo added a small slider for front camera in its first flagship device Vivo Nex.
To offer full screen display, manufacturers need to find a way to place the front camera. Essential phone is the first to introduce notch concept, which iPhone X later adopted. Now many manufacturers have copied this feature. However few users do not like notch. Now camera slider may become the next big feature after notch.
Xiaomi and Honor announced new smartphones with Oppo X like Camera slider. Honor recently teases Honor Magic 2 with camera slider.
Honor Magic 2
The company recently teased it’s new device honor Magic 2 which us a successor of Honor Magic. This device gets a successor after 2 years. Though no official announcement yet, the teaser confirms the new camera slider feature. It looks similar to Oppo find X, but we are not sure whether the back camera is also placed in the slider.
Honor Magic 2 will have the latest Kirin 980 chipset and all new Magic Charge which is similar to Dash charging. Magic charge supports up to a whopping 40W charging speed. Honor confirmed that it’s safe to use as it has 15-layer safety protection system and also auto identification of three critical parts in the charging system
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
The long anticipated smartphone Mi Mix3 leaked in the chinese website ahead of its official launch. The company’s president posted a render of the unannounced Mi Mix 3. Mi Mix 3 has thin bezels and a camera slider as well.
The post by Lin Bin, the president of Xiaomi, just has the image of Mi Mix 3 and says thst they will try to launch the samrtphone on October and the devive will be available in msrket within end of yhe same month.
Source (in Chinese)