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Next Honor smartphone to feature an interesting sliding camera

It’s been just over a month that the Honor 7 was unveiled in China. Now it seems the company is close to launching yet another smartphone, with a rather interesting and unique feature. An Honor s

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It’s been just over a month that the Honor 7 was unveiled in China. Now it seems the company is close to launching yet another smartphone, with a rather interesting and unique feature.

honor-smartphone-sliding-camera-1An Honor smartphone with model number ATH-AL00 was spotted on China’s TENAA, GizChina reports. While not a lot is known about the handset in terms of its specifications and features, the photos reveal an interesting feature. The forthcoming Honor smartphone reportedly features a sliding camera.

The two cameras on the smartphone will be placed on the same sliding assembly. While you can normally click photos from the rear camera, to click a selfie you will have to slide the camera upwards. Thankfully rather than having to manually pulling out the camera, there is a dedicated physical button on the right side.

honor-smartphone-sliding-camera-2It may seem like a pointless innovation, but there are a couple of advantages to this feature. For one, the bezels at the top of the screen are slimmer, and the company is also able to add dual-LED flash to the rear, as well as the front camera.

As mentioned above, there are no details available at the moment. No word on any launch timeframe either.

  • Published Date: August 4, 2015 7:33 PM IST


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