Notches in screens to account for a front-facing selfie camera could soon be a thing of the past.

Huawei and Samsung are racing to implement ways to bury a camera underneath the screen itself for the Huawei P40 and Samsung Galaxy S11 respectively.

According to persistent rumours, the two competing tech firms have already cracked it. However, Samsung is going one further by looking at what comes after under-screens become commonplace.

A patent application discovered by Dutch-language leaksters LetsGoDigital reveals one idea for the future of selfie cams. Not content with embedding a camera underneath the housing to increase the screen-to-bezel ratio, Samsung has filed a patent titled ‘electronic device including flexible display’. More

By MATT EVANS