Samsung patent design swaps the iPhone X notch for holes | Techno Rhyno

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The iPhone X‘s now-infamous notch stirred up plenty of controversy for cutting into the screen space. But Apple’s notch just reflects a larger issue with newer phones: as screens begin to cover the entire face, what do we do with hardware such as home buttons and cameras?

A Samsung patent application (first spotted by Dutch site LetsGoDigital) filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization seems to have an answer: put holes in the screen for hardware to poke through. In theory, this would allow for Samsung to completely get rid of the phone bezels you see bordering your screen, a design feature that’s increasingly unfashionable.

The iPhone X’s notch houses some important hardware, but cuts into the phone’s screen.


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