Oppo shows Apple how to eliminate iPhone’s notch with style

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Oppo Find X
The Oppo Find X doesn’t need a notch.
Photo: The Verge

Love it or hate it, the iPhone X’s notch is a necessity for now. Or is it?

Some smartphone manufacturers are already using new design methods to deliver truly edge-to-edge displays. Chinese manufacturer Oppo today revealed its new Find X, which shows Apple how it could eliminate the notch in style.

iPhone SE 2 could steal iPhone X’s edge-to-edge display (and notch)

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iPhone SE 2 with edge-to-edge display and notch
Is a dream iPhone SE upgrade on the way?
Photo: Olixar

Apple’s new iPhone SE, expected to make its debut this month, may not be a clone of its predecessors after all.

One popular accessory-maker, which has already started producing screen protectors for the device, expects the iPhone SE 2 to feature an edge-to-edge display with a notch — just like iPhone X.

Foxconn exec explains why iPhone 8 will be so expensive

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iPhone 8
A mockup of iPhone 8 with its edge-to-edge display.
Photo: Benjamin Geskin

Countless rumors have warned iPhone 8 won’t be cheap. One of the things pushing up its price tag is the manufacturing process for its swanky new OLED display.

According to one Foxconn executive, the display is proving difficult to produce because of the “special cutting” required to create the notch at the top of the screen.