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    There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    And we take a closer look at the notchy Asus ZenFone 5 and 5Z.
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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    If it can be made to work better, and the front facing camera, speaker/etc. are not compromised then it's good
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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    The notch, this years No 1, must-have, silly gimmick.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    For years I've sat looking at my phone and thought: "If only that top bezel was gone and the earpiece and sensors were instead cut out of the screen in an awkward way that most software won't account for. I've always wanted a touch screen device that has zero non-touch area to hold on to, I'd like to live on the edge and have unpredictable random touches from my palm and thumb when I'm just trying to read the news."

    Thank you Asus, my dreams have come true.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    I just don't see a reason for the notch... not to mention most 'images' we view on the screen are straight edged...

    Samsung have managed to get a massive screen and all the cameras in without needing to compromise the screen shape and I wouldn't exactly say their tiny top and bottom border make it look bad, if anything I prefer the small border top and bottom.

    Just because apple (well essential was first but this is all down to apple) does something doesn't mean it's the right thing to do.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    Apple did it so they need to implement it to be "not behind" the apparent trendsetter.


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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    It does make me laugh - if Apple has not set a new trend with their overpriced $1k masterpiece they would have been vilified... they do and get blasted anyhoo
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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    Slow news day in the world of tech that this is a front page item.....

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    Saw the notch on the overpriced (imnsho) iPhone X and was totally underwhelmed. So I'm equally underwhelmed by this clutch of 'me too' Android phones. Still, I'll know it has become mainstream when Samsung do it
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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    The next Huawei and OnePlus flagships are expected to feature notches too...

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    Ugh, yeah pretty much taking the worst feature of a phone and copying it. Well done everyone.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    According to the list, all phones except the Asus' are Chinese phones that would have imitated anything Apple regurgitates anyway. I would not say 'the notch' it's a trend among major manufactures.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    That means, There Are 11 Phones I will NEVER buy.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    Quote Originally Posted by Gh0sty View Post
    Slow news day in the world of tech that this is a front page item.....
    All news goes to the front page... there is only one page

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    Quote Originally Posted by Glock24 View Post
    According to the list, all phones except the Asus' are Chinese phones that would have imitated anything Apple regurgitates anyway. I would not say 'the notch' it's a trend among major manufactures.
    You could say "ALL" are Chinese as Taiwan is technically part of China.
    What all these Chinese OEM's don't seem to realise is that a lot of people do not like the "notch" and will not buy these phones just for that reason.
    Not everyone wants a iPhone clone.

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    Re: There were at least 11 'notch' phones at MWC 2018

    They are all very similar notches (bar one or two), that tells me there's one pacific manufacturer making the panel's !
    If there cheap enough & performance is good I wouldn't look elsewhere.

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