Huawei Mate 40 Pro could overturn the concept of touch screen

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Even if the P40 series is soon to be presented, there is a desire on the net Huawei Mate 40 Pro. This is demonstrated by the rumors that have come up recently, in addition to the bizarre concept that we showed you yesterday. And since usually with the Mate series the company tends to dare a little more, what news can we expect? A clue could give us the last one patent pending at the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office). In the documents attached by Ren Zhengfei's company there is the hypothesis of inserting a touch screen on the back of the phone.

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We specify that, as often happens in the cases of patents, it was initially requested in 2019, while its concession arrived on March 20, 2020. The fact is that 15 different devices are listed in the patent, all seasoned with a round photographic module surrounded by a touch ring. The implication is that it can only be used on smartphones with a round camera.

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But the advantage that follows is that it can be used as an additional control interface, associating it with touch controls for the UI. For example, it may be usable for adjust the volume, carry it out zoom in / out o browse page, all with a touch of the index. But the functionality is limited only by the imagination: being a real screen, it can have multiple functions.

It can act as Notification LED, both by lighting up and directly displaying incoming numbers and incoming messages, as well as becoming a clock. Doubts about its fragility may arise, given that we would have a display on the back and more subject to wear. Although it may be enough to do it a little more recessed than the back cover to avoid contact with various surfaces and debris.

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