iPhone X has the notch but this is Samsung's solution for full-screen displays


Samsung’s answer to the iPhone X’s notch? Holes, many holes.

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Samsung was quick to exploit mixed feelings about the iPhone X’s notch, and now has a potential answer to the engineering problems of making a truly full-screen smartphone.

Instead of fitting the cameras and sensors in a bar at the top of an all-screen display, Samsung would cut out holes to cater for the sensors, according to a patent first spotted by Dutch site LetsGoDigital.

The patent isn’t really a response to the iPhone X’s notch drama, though. Samsung filed the patent with the World Intellectual Property Organization in May 2016, well before the iPhone X’s notch was an issue….

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