Et tu, Moto? Motorola patents bezel-less flexible OLED display gear

Motorola and Sony seem to be the last holdouts of the all-screen phone trend, as they keep churning out phones with juicy top and bottom bezels, but that may very soon change, judging from a recent Motorola patent.

Posted on February 8 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the patent in question shows a variety of nearly bezel-free and even foldable form factors, which can only be achieved by using flexible OLED screens with plastic substrates, like on Samsung’s Galaxy S or Note line of phones. 

There are also quite a few variations covered in the …


Bluboo's upcoming S2 smartphone to feature new type of bezel-less design

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The “all-screen” trend has taken the world of smartphones by storm. Bezels have become public enemy number one, and in the past months, we’ve seen manufacturers take different paths in the quest to squeeze out the best screen-to-body ratio for their hottest handsets. Samsung and LG chose to go with super slim top and bottom …

Maze bezel-less phones are now on sale, sizeable discounts for Alpha and Alpha X models

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If you’re in the market for an affordable handset with a trendy design, Maze’s latest deals at Gearbest might be worth checking out. In order to commemorate the Chinese New Year, the manufacturer is reducing prices across its entire smartphone portfolio, including the recently-released Maze Alpha X.
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Xiaomi could unveil Mi Mix 2s bezel-less flagship at MWC

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi was the first company to ever make a “bezel-less” phone with the Mi Mix, released in late 2016. In 2017, it released the Mi Mix 2, the second-generation of its innovative phone, and now, the company is ready to unveil the third device in the series that will bring better performance and more polish to its most premium phone.

The rumored device – referred to as Mi Mix 2s – will be officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) next month, according to Chinese media.
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Alleged Moto X5 picture shows four cameras, bezel-less design, iPhone X-like notch

New reports about Motorola’s new lineup of smartphones have started to pop up recently. We’ve already talked about the Moto E5, Motorola’s next budget-friendly smartphone coming in the first half of the year, so let’s take a look at yet another unannounced device that should be announced soon – the Moto X5.

The sequel to the Moto X4 comes with a slightly different design. For once, the Moto X5 is a truly bezel-less smartphone, but what makes it stand out is the iPhone X-like notch at the top, which seems to have been included to make room to the dual front cameras.

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Huawei P20 to have a narrow, likely bezel-less 18.7:9 screen

Huawei is the world’s third largest phone maker and it is preparing to unveil its new flagship – the rumored Huawei P20 – soon. Today, we see leaked benchmark results of the upcoming device that reveal one key detail about it: an 18.7:9 aspect ratio display. Put simply, this is a taller screen than the regular 16:9 displays of the near past and suggests that the phone will have an edge-to-edge, “bezel-less” screen.

We do not know the screen size just yet, but the screen resolution is listed at 1,080 x 2,244 pixels, or Full HD+.
Other companies have adopted …

18:9 wallpapers that are a perfect fit for bezel-less smartphones

Infinity Displays, FullVision displays, Full View displays, 18:9, 18.5:9, “tall” aspect ratios. More and more phones are adopting bezel-less designs and implementing taller displays and that necessitates some special care when decorating the extra screen real estate. Fret not, however, for we are here to bring you a collection of beautiful backgrounds that have been tailored to fit the high resolutions and tall aspect ratios of the newest LGs, Samsungs, iPhones, Pixels, Huaweis, and whatnots.

Finding awesome, high-quality backgrounds is no easy task (believe us, …

Galaxy A8 (2018) leaks in new renders: Samsung's bezel-less mid-ranger is a beaut'

Official renders of the Galaxy A8 (2018) have just been unraveled by popular Dutch website Galaxyclub.nl.
Showing the upcoming mid-range bezel-busting trooper that Samsung is prepping in concert with an official-looking flip cases painted in different colors. Provided that the renders are real, which is rather likely, they will be confirming the much more logical placement of the fingerprint scanner at the back, which will be placed immediately below the camera unit and not offset to the side like on the Galaxy S8.

Of course, a fingerprint …

Honor V10 official pictures show the bezel-less smartphone from all angles

Honor is expected to announce its new flagship, the V10 on November 28. The smartphone will be initially introduced in China, but on December 5, Honor has another launch event scheduled which is supposed to unveil the device worldwide.

Although the smartphone hasn’t been made official yet, we already know quite a lot about its specs, as well as what it looks like. However, given the fact that the Honor V10 was recently listed at TENAA, the Chinese regulatory entity, we’re no been given an even closer look at the phone.

Pictures of the Honor V10 show the phone …

Alleged Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) panel reveals bezel-less design, dual selfie camera

The most advanced Galaxy A series smartphone that Samsung plans to launch in the coming weeks, the Galaxy A8 (2018) will surely surprise fans with some design choices.

Firstly, just like the Galaxy A5 (2018), the more expensive Galaxy A8 (2018) will feature a bezel-less design. The picture of a Galaxy A8 (2018) front panel that leaked over the weekend clearly confirms the smartphone will feature thin bezels.

Another unusual design decision is the addition of a dual-camera setup on the front side, just above the display. A dual selfie camera isn’t something common in the world …