Patent Application Hints at Side Notch on Future
Though the world remains split on the aesthetic allure of a notch in addition to a smartphone’s screen, there’s not any stopping the trend since almost all companies are hurrying to maintain. Samsung has thus far remained an exception and hasn’t established one device with all the dreaded top notch, but that may change soon.
A patent application filed by Samsung in Korea back in February implies that the company is focusing on its version of a top notch. But rather than being found on Top
Titled’Electronic Apparatus such as Bended Screen and Picture Pairing Method Therethrough’, diagrams in Samsung’s patent program show the company’s design group wishes to put a notch on the smartphone’s curved screen display. But rather than a single top notch, Samsung’s patent shows that there’ll be two notches on each border of the unit, with a single notch casing the power button while another one will include the volume switches.
The publication notch design enables Samsung to completely cover the advantages of a smartphone using the screen and completely eliminate the idea of unwanted bezels. Despite taking away the top notch, the diagrams from the patent application imply that there’ll nonetheless be a bezel in addition to accommodate the speaker along with the sensors that are necessary, and there’ll also be a chin in the base. The side-notch layout is apparently somewhat innovative in the beginning, but using the advantage covered entirely with glass, this type of device would pose massive problems in regards to regular usability.
of a smartphone’s display, Samsung’s design puts the notch on the curved edges of a device.