In a bid to achieve a 100% screen-to-body-ratio without the presence any ugly notch or a hole in the display, smartphone manufacturers have been stretching their limits to their fullest. Xiaomi is one such manufacturers who has continue to push on in order to achieve the goal as soon as possible. Recently, the Chinese company filed a patent revealing an unusual smartphone design with completely bezel-less display – no notch or hole-punch.
The patent which was first sighted by Tiger Mobiles, was directly registered by Xiaomi with the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA). This could mean that the Chinese tech giant is planning to implement this new design in its upcoming smartphones.
Xiaomi’s New Patent Show A Smartphone With A Flip Display
Now, the patent reveals a very unusual design for a smartphone that comes with a flipable upper portion display. This design removes the front camera and uses the back camera as the selfie shooter. However, it will not be using the back camera with a display at the back to shoot the selfie, as we saw in Huawei’s patent earlier.
As seen in the image above, the patented design includes a smartphone that comes with a revolving display in the upper portion of the device that flips to bring the back camera to the front when needed. When this portion flips, the part of the display goes to the back acting as a secondary back display. I
Now, Xiaomi has patented many designs in the past, but yet to see the light of the day in terms of implementing them in its smartphones. So, we will suggest you take this information with a pinch of salt as patent registration does not always mean the successful implementation of the design.