Samsung showed its audacity by bringing hole punch display on the flagship S10 series devices. Although the small punch-hole cutout on the display is less obtrusive, Samsung doesn’t have plans to stick to that display design for a longer time. Samsung is planning to go all out to bring all-screen display (or “New Infinity Display” in their language) in the future. For that, Samsung is working on the in-display selfie camera, which, however, may not come into commercial production for a year or two. So for the time being, Samsung plans to implement a sliding camera setup to get rid of the nuisance caused by notches, punch holes, and ugly bezels. And it’s coming into reality sooner than expected. A video recently appeared on the internet, which showed Samsung Galaxy A90 (allegedly) featuring sliding and rotating cameras.
Ice Universe (@UniverseIce), quite a renowned expert to know about the feature and design of the unreleased Samsung phones recently retweeted a post. The post contains the alleged Samsung Galaxy A90 2019’s video. And the tweet bore the caption “Almost completely correct”. The original video tweet was from Waqar Khan (@WaqarKhanHD), who posted the video with a special hashtag #NotAprilFoolsJoke. Although we haven’t heard any sorts of leaks or unannounced products, the video looks promising. And it thoroughly matches with all the previous leaks and rumors about the Galaxy A90. Furthermore, the caption from the Ice Universe has also fueled the speculation.
Almost completely correct. https://t.co/5E0lKnC97i
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) April 4, 2019
Samsung Galaxy A90 Video
The handset encompasses a slider mechanism on the back, which houses a dual camera setup. The cameras are aligned in a horizontal configuration with an LED flash in between. When the slider goes up, this dual camera is rotatable. So when capturing the selfies, it can be rotated towards the front and normally can be switched to the back. Since the handset has two movable parts (slider and rotatable cameras), the durability of the device could a concern if the device comes into life. Vivo V15 Pro guarantees 300,000 pops. And if Samsung gives us similar numbers in the launch event, it will see many smiling faces.
In the video, when the slider was pulled down, the cameras were always facing backward. So it’s not clear if we can shut the slider with the cameras facing forward. If that’s possible, the camera could be protected from the dust and scratches.
The video was centered on portraying Samsung Galaxy A90’s sliding and rotatable cameras. There was no mention of other features of the device. Earlier rumors suggested that the phone will have three cameras at the back. A 48MP, f/2.0 main camera, 8MP, f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle camera, and a ToF lens. So was the Ice Universe’s caption implying the lack of the third lens? Well, we may have to wait for the launch of the device. And the device will be officially unveiled on the 10th of April.