The Huawei Mate X seems like the almost-perfect foldable phone, but its sidebar camera design limits the format.
This new Oppo foldable design avoids that drawback completely, thanks to a pop-up camera.
Let’s take a look at the Huawei’s foldable back.
The Huawei Mate X has a camera sidebar. Credit: Tom’s GuideThe back is not clean. The Mate X’s three-sensor camera package is set on a protruding side bar that serves both as a main camera and a selfie camera.
This bar cuts the main display’s size, making it almost a square aspect ratio. It also may make it uncomfortable to hold or set on a table — although some argue that the bar helps with grip and angles the tablet while working on a table, which can be quite convenient.
Back in February — at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Spain — Oppo showed a prototype for a foldable. It was pretty much like Huawei’s. Back then, Oppo’s CEO said that he was kind of disappointed. Presumably, that meant that the company was working on something else, which may be this. More