Samsung Files Patent for a Notch Display Smartphone

Samsung and Xiaomi are the only top five smartphone brands in the world yet to launch a smartphone with a notch. However, it’ strongly speculated that with the Xiaomi Mi 7, the Chinese company would be joining the notch train, leaving Samsung alone. But this news will surprise many as the so-called design leader Samsung has now patented a notch display smartphone in China, meaning Samsung could launch a smartphone with Apple iPhone X-like notch in the near future. As per a new patent document issued to the China Bureau of Intellectual Property, Samsung’s upcoming notch display smartphone will offer a super-high screen-to-body ratio.

samsung-notch-patent

The sketchings of the Samsung smartphone are revealed too. As you can see in the image, the Samsung patent shows a smartphone with a notch housing the earpiece and camera modules, but what’ surprising is the absence of chin. Until now, the Apple iPhone X is the only device without a chin, and Android manufacturers whoever copied the notch design also included a decent chin. As usual, the notch on the Samsung patent is smaller than the Apple iPhone X’s notch.

That said, there are not many details available about the Samsung notch smartphone and it’s unknown on which device Samsung is planning to include the notch. The device in question would be the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, but that’s highly unlikely because Samsung is said to launch the Note 9 in June itself. This essentially means that Samsung must have already finalised the design of the Note 9. The Galaxy Note 9 already paid a visit to a benchmarking site, so rule out the notch design for the Note 9.

Maybe Samsung could use the notch design on a mid-range smartphone and if it gets a good response, it might implement the same in an upcoming flagship device, possibly the Galaxy SX or S10 or whatever it’s expected to be called.

Read more on:

9
Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
5 Comment threads
4 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
7 Comment authors
Ruchit Shah (Gujarat)Gulag ka baapAirtel UserSandeep Bansal, ManipalGirish Gowda | BengaLuru Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Girish Gowda | BengaLuru
Girish Gowda | BengaLuru

All these years when Apple copied Samsung, sheeple were like Apple innovates it to the highest degree and doesn’t copy, but now they pounce of Sammy. Such weirdos.

Sandeep Bansal, Manipal
Sandeep Bansal, Manipal

+69

Airtel User
Airtel User

What Apple copied from Samsung ? Android as a OS itself is a clone of iOS.

shuvi
shuvi

copy cat

Recent Posts

BSNL Subscribers Can Now Get 2GB Data Per Day for 60 Days Straight With Rs 365 Plan

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is back on the path of survival. A few months back, the state-led telecom operator...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Under Rs 10,000 is a No Frills Smartphone

When it comes to the budget segment smartphones, the name of the brand, Xiaomi comes to the tip of the...

Realme 2 Pro Gets November Security Patches and Dark Mode With Latest ColorOS Update

Similar to Xiaomi, Realme is also pushing software updates to its smartphones on a regular basis. After releasing the Dark...