Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Reveals New Display Tech

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 could have virtual no bezels thanks to the new Infinity-O display. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy 10 will finally sport a display notch, but it won’t be like anything we’ve seen before.

At this year’s developer conference (at 1 hour 22 minutes in), Samsung confirmed that it’s working on new display styles that further shrink the bezel of its smartphones.

But a new leak from Korean outlet ETnews suggests that Samsung might bring that technology to the Galaxy S10. In essence, the new “Infinity-O” display removes the top and bottom bezels – or at least scales them back significantly – and places the front facing camera sensor in a single, small hole on the screen.

This will increase the overall screen to body ratio and Samsung is hoping it will act as a differentiator between its Galaxy range and all other devices with large, oblong shaped, notches – according to a source quoted in the ETnews report.

Noted leaker Ice Universe has backed this up with an image of an Infinity O cover glass that’s apparently intended for the upcoming Galaxy A8.

Samsung isn’t the only Android manufacturer chasing this new display technology, though. Huawei is teasing the exact same camera-cut out display for an upcoming device next month, which will quickly scupper Samsung’s plans for the Infinity-O being a differentiator.


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