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Embracing the notch: top Android smartphones that have a screen notch

Whether you love it or love to hate it, the notch is here to stay in 2018. Notched displays are all the rage right now and basically, everyone is jumping on board the train.

Months after the iPhone X came out in September 2017, the notch started to crop up in smartphone launches by some Android vendors, keen to lure users who may desire the unique iPhone X aesthetic but at a cheaper price.

So what iPhone X-inspired Android smartphones  [Read More…]

Best Android Phones Without a Notch

You know what is even better than an edge to edge display? Symmetry.

People want the biggest screen they can have in the smallest body they can have, and to get there as quickly as possible manufacturers have started making phones with notches in the top of the display. The people who tell you notches are the future and you should just get used to it are wrong, and they should feel bad. This design is temporary, until display  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 XL to boast a notch when it debuts in October

Not too long ago we got a look at what was rumored to be a pair of screen protectors for the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, with the latter showing off a very distinct notch at the top of the screen.

Well, Bloomberg is here with a report on Wednesday that essentially confirms some oft-rumored expectations for Google’s upcoming flagship smartphones, including the aforementioned notch. The report indicates that Google’s notch won’t be as wide as the notch  [Read More…]

What do you think about a notch on the Pixel 3 XL?

It’s (maybe) coming.

Earlier this week, a leaked picture made its way around the web showing panels for the front of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

The panel for the regular Pixel 3 shows an 18:9 ratio with much slimmer bezels compared to the Pixel 2, and with the Pixel 3 XL, we’ve got that infamous notch.

We can’t confirm how legit/fabricated this leak is, but a notch on the Pixel 3 XL isn’t unlikely  [Read More…]

Motorola is the next Android OEM that will offer a phone with a notch

Many Android phone makers are offering phones with a notch these days. Well you’ll soon be able to get one from Motorola too.

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Motorola One Power leaks with Android One branding and a notch

The phone looks considerably different compared to recent Moto releases.

So far in 2018, Motorola’s been focusing on the budget segment with its Moto E5 and G6 series. We’re expecting new entries in the Moto Z lineup this summer for mid-range and flagship options, and while we patiently wait, a brand-new phone has reared its head as the Motorola One Power.

This is the first time we’re hearing of such a device, and the folks at AndroidHeadlines  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ launches sans notch, but with dual-cameras on the front and back

HTC’s latest flagship effort is called the U12+. The phone builds upon its predecessor, the U11 and adds lots of improvements including dual-cameras on the front and back.

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How to disable the notch on the OnePlus 6

There’s an easy way to get rid of that annoying cutout.

One of the more controversial design choices in the OnePlus 6 is a cutout at the top of the display, which bumps the overall screen size to 6.28 inches while retaining the same overall height as the 6.0-inch OnePlus 5T.

ASUS, OPPO, Vivo, and Huawei have already introduced devices this year that feature the notch, and it looks like this unwelcome trend is only set to  [Read More…]

The LG G7 ThinQ is here, notch and all

After weeks of leaks and rumors, the LG G7 ThinQ has finally been announced. We take a look at everything the device has to offer to help you decide whether it’s a good pick.

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Do you want a notch on your next smartphone?

Welcome to the future.

Ever since the Essential Phone was announced last May, there’s been a heated debate over the notch. Later introduced on phones like the iPhone X, Huawei P20 Pro, and upcoming LG G7, the notch has become a heated point of debate for smartphone users everywhere.

The notch does technically allow for more screen area at the top of a phone compared to having a full strip of bezel, but at the same time,  [Read More…]