/OPPO R19 Concept reveal Pinhole Camera Design.

OPPO R19 Concept reveal Pinhole Camera Design.

OPPO released the latest R series models in Shanghai at the end of August, OPPO R15, R15 Dream Edition, OPPO R17 and R17 Pro. As usual, these mobile phones have become popular in the market and are very popular among young users.

OPPO R15 and R15 Dream Edition smartphones were equipped notched displays and OPPO R17 and R17 Pro phones with reduced notch screens. The OPPO R19 concept design uses a completely different screen implementation than the current one. It does not require a sliding screen structure and lifting structure to hide the camera. Instead, it uses an off-screen camera design. The position of the two cameras is in the middle of the top notification bar. The lower border of the machine is almost the same width as the other three sides, thus creating a stunning effect close to 100% of the screen.

OPPO R19 In-Display finger print scanner
OPPO R19 In-Display finger print scanner

Like the R17 Pro, the R19 concept phone features an AMOLED screen. Hence, it is equipped with an in-screen fingerprint reader. The backside of the phone features a vertically arranged triple camera unit. OPPO is one of the smartphone brands that is going to launch a 5G phone in the first half of 2019. The 5G logo that can be seen on the display of the R19 concept phone suggests that it could be the company’s first 5G phone.


The OPPO R19 will arrive with 6 GB of RAM and it come in 64 GB and 128 GB storage editions. The renders do not carry information on the rear cameras, but its frontside features 40-megapixel dual camera setup.

OPPO R19 Front Camera
OPPO R19 Front Camera Source: Weibo

Samsung may launch the Galaxy S10 series at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 event in the coming year. It is speculated that the Galaxy S10 could be the first smartphone to arrive with in-display camera technology. There is no information available on the launch date of the OPPO R19 Pro. Probably, the company may announce it in March 2019.

OnePlus 7 with Pinhole Display design

There is a possibility that OnePlus 7 will also support the similar design of OPPO R19. Since OnePlus is parent company of OPPO and it is known for borrowing its design OPPO R-series, it is likely that the OnePlus 7 may also sport the similar display design.
We Speculate that unlike 2018 Notch Design followed by companies. In 2019 we may see pattern of pinhole display design in many smartphones.