Samsung is working to put a selfie camera underneath a phone's screen


Samsung's Infinity-O technology was a good compromise, avoiding a notch, but still leaving some part of the screen unusable due to the hole in the screen. This fully edge-to-edge display wouldn't have a notch, bezel or even a punch-hole - but it's still a way off.

This was one of the biggest complaints in my Samsung Galaxy S10 review, and as I said when I tried out the device, the South Korean company just needs to refine its performance with more updates as fast as possible.

The Korean tech giant is working on a new handset that will place cameras and sensors beneath the display, making it nearly entirely edge-to-edge, according to Yonhap News Agency.

"Punching a hole in the OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display is a very challenging technology", quoted Yang Byung-duk, VP of Samsung's Mobile Communication.

At its Unpacked event in February, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Fold, making it one of the first major gadget makers to bring a folding phone to market.

"Though it wouldn't be possible to make [a full-screen smartphone] in the next 1-2 years, the technology can move forward to the point where the camera hole will be invisible, while not affecting the camera's function in any way", Yang added.

And as it turns out, Samsung itself got the message and is now working on more updates that would improve the fingerprint sensor. Which company will be the first to deliver this dream phone?

By doing this, Samsung is looking to create the "perfect full-screen" smartphone.

Yang also revealed during the briefing that Samsung is considering building a Crystal Sound OLED display, which allows the screen to double as a speaker.