It appears that Samsung may work on a flagship smartphone that will deliver very close to 100 percent screen-to-body ratio by embedding the sensors under the screen. This has been revealed through a recent patent filing by Samsung with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Samsung has been known for launching flagship phones with innovative display design. The Galaxy S6 Edge is the first dual edge screen smartphone from the company. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge were the first Samsung phones to feature Infinity Display design. Rumors have it that it is working on a smartphone with a foldable display. The new patent shows that Samsung’s may launch a smartphone in the future with highest screen-to-body ratio.
First spotted by Lets Go Digital, the patent application shows that the screen of the smartphone features tiny holes for sensors and hardware such as front-facing camera, iris scanner and speakers. In other words, it won’t be featuring any sensor or hardware on the bezel of the phone. Moreover, it will be sporting a bezel-less design.
The Galaxy Note 9 arriving later this year is expected to debut as the company’s first phone with in-screen fingerprint scanner. Since the aforementioned design may arrive in future phone by Samsung, it may also an under-display fingerprint scanner.
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