- Samsung Display has published a video showing under-display camera tech on an OLED laptop screen.
- The technology could first appear on a Samsung â€œBlade Bezelâ€� laptop.
- Itâ€™s unclear if and when other laptop makers will adopt the tech.
Under-display cameras have not really broken into the smartphone world in a big way yet, but theyâ€™re certainly something we expect to see more of in 2021. Samsung, for instance, is rumored to include an under-display camera on the Galaxy Z Fold 3, but we might see the companyâ€™s tech debut on laptops before that happens.
Samsung Display has published a video on Weibo giving us our first look at its under-display camera technology thatâ€™ll appear on OLED laptops. The video teases the thin-and-light nature of the display and gives us a glimpse at what Samsung Display is calling a â€œtransparent camera holeâ€� (machine translated).
The panel teased in the video is just 1mm thick and weighs 130g. It could first feature on a so-called Blade Bezel laptop, but itâ€™s unclear from the video if thatâ€™s the name of a device or just the display.
Thereâ€™s no word on the specs of the under-display camera or any details on when/if other laptop manufacturers will adopt this OLED panel. However, Samsung Display did tease new laptop OLED screens at the beginning of the month.
CES 2021 could have been a perfect stage to debut these panels, but so far none of the laptops launched at the event feature an under-display camera. It looks like we might have to wait a bit more to see Samsungâ€™s new tech in action. In saying so, we found that the ZTE Axon 20 5Gâ€˜s under-display selfie camera delivered lower quality images than a traditional selfie camera. So hopefully Samsungâ€™s solution offers better results.