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Vivo Patents Another Pop Up Feature

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When it comes to trying out new features as regards getting through bezel-less smartphones, Oppo and Vivo have always been at the fore front, with outrageous designs.

Vivo is one of the pioneers of the mechanical pop-up camera as a means to achieving high screen to body ratio as not everyone prefers the notched screen.

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Though there is already a hole in screen (first thought to be indisplay) features for accommodating cameras, Vivo is still pursuing the mechanical pop-up option as they seek to improve on the feature.

Vivo has already patented what looks like a dual camera selfie pop up feature for its smartphones. One notable feature absent from the Vivo pop-ups and notch screens is a secondary selfie camera and/or a LED flash.

This patent was spotted by duct tech blog MobielKopen and was awarded by China’s National Intellectual Property Administration. This feature may allow Vivo to add a second camera module or a flash or Vivo may even improve upon the idea to allow both.

Though the pop-ups have been criticised mostly in the west as the mechanical parts are said to be susceptible to faults easily. Xiaomi tried to correct this by using a magnetic pop up in the Mi Mix 3 but it is limited to only about 300,000 pop ups.

Vivo is currently a household name in the East and they may not really care about Europe anytime soon as their devices focus more on flamboyant designs than structural integrity (though the Vivo Nex S camera survived torture)

Right now, it is Vivo Versus Oppo competing to see who dominated the pop up camera world.

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Laurence Inyanghttps://rencetek.com
Laurence is a computer science graduate, an anime otaku, web designer, curious cat, and WordPress lover. He loves writing about smartphones and few other opinions. He is here to give accurate information and also help people with his articles. You can reach him via any of the social media handles.
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