Tech & Science Samsung Patents Phone With iPhone X-Style Notch

19:36  17 april  2018
19:36  17 april  2018 Source:   ibtimes.com

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The next patent displays a semi-square notch and the last one has a semi-arc notch on the top. However, the patents of Oppo does not infringe any of the Apple’s patents . As not a single patents match with the iPhone X design.

The new Apple iPhone X makes use of Samsung OLED screens, with which they have managed to take advantage of the front of the phone with good solvency. A new patent filed by Samsung shows that it would allow all of that without the “ notch ”.

a person posing for a photo: Samsung files patent for new Galaxy phone with iPhone X notch.  © Provided by IBT US Samsung files patent for new Galaxy phone with iPhone X notch.  Love it or hate it, display notches on smartphones are now being adopted by more manufacturers thanks to the Essential Phone and the iPhone X. Now it looks like Samsung may be planning on jumping the bandwagon despite mocking the Cupertino giant at first.

It’s been discovered recently that Samsung has filed a patent for a new smartphone that features an iPhone X-style notch on its display. The patent application was filed by the South Korean company back in March 30 with the Chinese patent organization SIPO and was only spotted by Mobielkopen on Monday.

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Apple’s 10 th anniversary iPhone 8 will also have a similar (but much wider than Essential Phone ) notch for features that cannot be hidden under the display. Samsung seems to have filed the patent long before the iPhone 8 leaks and rumors started surfacing.

Another key iPhone X design element is the gesture control that allowed Apple to ditch the Home button. Samsung appears to have no such plans here as The same patent describes an alternative approach, with a much smaller notch . This looks almost identical to the design of the Essential Phone .

The front of the unnamed Samsung Galaxy phone presented in the patent features a display that stretches to all sides of the front. Above the display is a rectangular cutout where the front-facing camera, earpiece speaker and sensors are located. The display features rounded corners and is very reminiscent of the iPhone X.

On the back, the Samsung Galaxy phone features a horizontal dual-camera setup with an LED flash. There also appears to be antenna lines present on the back panel of the phone. The bottom of the device features a USB Type-C port, a speaker grille and the 3.5mm headphone jack. Meanwhile, the top edge features the SIM tray. The left side of the phone features the volume keys, while the right side features the power button.

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While the display of the iPhone X does stretch to meet all sides of the phone , the infamous notch In all likelihood, the notch is here to stay for at least a generation or two, but a newly published patent from Samsung appears to detail an alternative design that could eliminate the need for the notch .

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