At the SDC (Samsung Developer Conference) 2018, Samsung has showcased some fantastic developments in its smartphone segment. One is most anticipated sneak peek of its first foldable phone (Galaxy F) and second would be its most significant UI overhaul called – the One UI.
Despite the tech advancements witnessed at the event, Samsung has also, shed some light on the notch displays. Ever since Samsung started mocking its rival Apple’s notch design, everyone presumed that the Korean tech giant is reluctant to the ‘notch’ design. Now, that’s not the case with the company anymore since it has already prepared to join the ‘notch’ bandwagon similar to the contraries in the market. Samsung has revealed its upcoming notch display designs for its smartphones to be released next year, out of which one might be its forthcoming flagship Galaxy S10’s display as well.
At the developer conference, Samsung has displayed its new four display notch setups, which are expected to be seen in the Galaxy phones next year. These new displays from Samsung have already got titles – the Infinity-U, Infinity-V, Infinity-O, and the New Infinity display.
As shown in the image at the event, WIth the Infinity-U design, the display notch looks familiar to what we have seen on the Essential phone. Whereas, the Infinity-V display notch appears almost comparable to the Infinity-U but with added extra edges which resembles a ‘V’ design.
While the first two notch designs are nothing new to the business (as they look like ‘dew drop design’ displays) what’s interesting is the Infinity-O notch display. It’s different straight up with its placement as it is not in alignment with the top of the screen and appears to be placed under the display. Adding to that, it’s installation can also be seen on the far left of the display. It looks like more of a cutout in the form of an ‘O,’ hence the name. This concept has also been showcased recently via renders leaked of the upcoming Zenfone 6’s display.
And the last and foremost display named New Infinity display showcases no ‘notch’ here and appears to be a bezel-less display similar to what Chinese phones have adapted, which were launched earlier, Mi MIX 3 for instance. Perhaps the New Infinity display is what we should be waiting for in the future Galaxy phones.
Nevertheless, we might witness more notched display phones added to the smartphone market globally next year since the tech giant is about to start making these notch displays, which is indeed sad news for the ‘notch’ haters.