Tag Archive: notch


Samsung is caving in to the display notch — maybe even with the Galaxy S10

New ‘Infinity’ displays with cutouts are here, and they’re probably coming to Samsung’s own phones in 2019.

Display notches are definitely “a thing” in modern smartphones, particularly at the high end. If you’re looking to buy a new phone, it’s probably going to have some sort of display notch — tall, short, wide, narrow, curved or angular … it’ll be there. That is, unless you buy a Samsung phone; the company has been staunchly anti-notch, sticking with  [Read More…]

Oukitel U23 tipped to feature notch on top and wireless charging (Promoted)

Oukitel’s upcoming flagship, the U23 will arrive on the market this November. We don’t know the exact date yet, but the company will probably reveal this information soon enough.

While we wait on that, let us tell you the U23 is expected to land with a 6.18-inch display with 1080 x 2246 resolution (FHD+). The front panel is of Huaxing LCD variety, which compared to the regular LCD standard, should be able to display more details in pictures for a  [Read More…]

How to disable the Google Pixel 3 XL notch

The notch.

Does hearing that word trigger you? What about seeing one in a smartphone?

When it comes to display cutouts you probably feel one of two ways about them; you either don’t care or you don’t shut up.

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. It’s the hot  [Read More…]

Here’s how to hide the notch on the Pixel 3 XL

The Pixel 3 XL has a huge notch, but you can thankfully hide it.

With the Pixel 3 XL, Google has retained the stereo speakers while offering dual cameras up front. The components need to go somewhere, and the end result is that the Pixel 3 XL has a huge notch. Google does offer a way to hide it, but doing so requires going into the developer options.

Hiding the notch makes using the  [Read More…]

Moto G7 renders reveal a waterdrop notch and dual cameras

There’s also a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and headphone jack.

Last year’s Moto G6 was a really good budget phone that crammed a lot of tech into a competitive $ 250 price tag, and next year, we’re expecting Motorola to improved upon its winning formula once again with the Moto G7. Thanks to MySmartPrice and @OnLeaks, we now have our very first renders of the upcoming phone.

Similar to the G6, the Moto G7 will have a curved  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 XL leaks again, showing off notch and cameras

We’ve still got a couple of weeks to go before Google’s Pixel 3 event, so today the rumor mill is giving us another Pixel 3 XL leak to help pass the time until then.

Several photos that show the Pixel 3 XL leaked out today. Posted to Twitter by Ishan Agarwal, the images show a white Pixel 3 XL, complete with a mint power/lock button on its side. We get a good look at the Pixel 3 XL’s infamous notch,  [Read More…]

The week of endless notch takes no one cares about

It might shock you to read this, but our collective thoughts on notches hasn’t really moved the needle.

There’s been a lot of chatter about notches this week, which lives in a month and a year full of takes on display cut-outs. The people who aren’t a fan of this display trend are plenty vocal, and as we’ve seen with the Pixel 3 XL leaks the size of the notch is directly related to just how vocal  [Read More…]

Vivo V11 preview: In-display fingerprint sensor meets the ‘waterdrop’ notch

Vivo’s latest phone comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a less frustrating notch experience.

Vivo was the first to roll out a phone with an in-display fingerprint, and the Chinese manufacturer is now bringing the feature to its mid-range V series. The V11 is now official in Thailand and India, and will be heading to other Asian markets shortly. The phone offers considerable upgrades over the V9, which made its debut just six few months ago.  [Read More…]

Motorola One and One Power offer the notch on the cheap

After months of leaks and rumors, the Motorola One and One Power are finally official. The Lenovo-owned company introduced the two phones just in time for IFA 2018.

These are Motorola’s first smartphones featuring a notch, so if you’re a fan of this popular design trend you’re probably going to be quite excited about the two new models. The One and One Power are also part of the Android One family, so this means you’ll get near-stock Android experience and  [Read More…]

LG V40 renders leak revealing a notch and five cameras

Say cheese, we now have some press renders of the new LG V40 showing off its five-camera setup. This leak happens right after the Pixel 3 XL leak we had yesterday, reminding us it isn’t the only flagship on the way. Unfortunately, we also have to take a second to mourn as we’ve lost another fine phone to the notch.

While you might not notice it at first glance, upon further inspection, you do indeed see there is a notch.  [Read More…]