Xiaomi is working on a smartphone with a solar battery

Xiaomi has filed a patent application with the World Intellectual Property Organization for an unusual


What came up

The main feature of this device is the built-insolar battery. It occupies almost the entire back panel of the smartphone. However, it does not affect the thickness of the gadget: judging by the schematic images, the main camera module protrudes even more than the battery.

By the way, the main camera here is double with a flash located between the modules.

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But in front, almost the entire area is occupied by the displaywith very thin bezels. The front camera is not visible here: we can assume that it either extends or is hidden under the screen. The company is already working on such technology. A fingerprint scanner is most likely also built into the display.

While this is just a patent, it is still unknown whether Xiaomi will decide to bring the idea to life and release the world’s first smartphone with a solar battery.