OnePlus 6 tops benchmark chart, iPhone X-like notch highly likely

Last week, we saw a couple of photos that allegedly showed a OnePlus 6 prototype, revealing an iPhone X-like notch on the front, and a glossy back panel. Now, newly leaked details seem to be confirming the existence of a notch on OnePlus’ upcoming flagship smartphone.
Android Central has obtained a couple of screenshots reportedly showing AnTuTu benchmark results from the OnePlus 6 (model number OnePlus A6000). The handset’s overall score, 276,510, is the highest ever recorded on this particular benchmarking program. The score is slightly higher than the one recently …


It's all but confirmed the OnePlus 6 will feature an iPhone X-like notch: Oppo R15 teaser tells all

Everyone these days is embracing the notch as Apple unlocked the floodgates with its iPhone X. While the latter had a good reason to do that, most Android manufacturers really have no excuse aside from screaming “me too, me too!” as loud as possible.
Chinese manufacturer Oppo, which falls under the umbrella of BBK Electronics alongside OnePlus, has just released a tell-all teaser for its next devices, the Oppo R15 and R15 Plus, and guess what – these too will be sporting am iPhone X-like notch. Who would have thought the most controversial design element …

Huawei P20 Lite photo and features leak out: iPhone X-like notch, generous battery

Earlier this month, we saw renders allegedly showing the unannounced Huawei P20 Lite, a smartphone that will probably be unveiled on March 27 (alongside a regular Huawei P20, and a P20 Plus). Now, thanks to Venture Beat, we can take a look at what seems to be a real photo depicting the Huawei P20 Lite – see above.
As the aforementioned renders have shown, the most noticeable design element on the P20 Lite is its notch (à la Apple iPhone X) that sits at the top of its display. According to Venture Beat, this display is a 5.6-inch one with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080 …

Alleged Asus ZenFone 5 shows its iPhone X-like notch in live picture

Asus has already confirmed that its next wave of Android smartphones will be unveiled on February 27 during Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 trade fair. At least two devices will be introduced later this month: Asus ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5 Lite.

The standard ZenFone 5 model is expected to feature the same notch that made the iPhone X so popular among other smartphone makers, which are now planning to include the design change into many of their products.

Asus ZenFone 5 allegedly leaked in a live picture that confirms the inclusion of the so-called “lip,” which is supposed to make …

OnePlus brings iPhone X-like navigation gestures in latest Oreo beta release

An edge-to-edge screen is a great thing to have, but you still have to navigate around this screen and on Android devices this is done via software buttons that take up space and spoil the “all-screen phone” idea a bit.

OnePlus now shows that it can be done in a different way. The company is testing gestures to navigate around the interface, a manner similar to what Apple uses in the iPhone X.
This new OnePlus feature is currently only available for developers to test in the OxygenOS Open Beta 3 version, as Reddit user MisterMrMister notes. We have …

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.

The …

MIUI 9 beta brings iPhone X-like gestures to certain Xiaomi models

A beta version of Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 user interface reveals a number of gestures similar to the ones being used to navigate the Apple iPhone X. For example, with the MIUI 9 beta, swiping up from the bottom of the screen to the top takes you home. Want to see your recent apps? Swipe from the bottom toward the top, pause for a moment, and you will see which apps you are still open. Swiping from the left or right of the screen to the middle will bring you to the previous page.

The beta is available for those carrying the Xiaomi Mi Mix, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and the Xiaomi Redmi …

Xiaomi to add iPhone X-like "full display gestures" to Mi MIX and Redmi 5 series phones

Xiaomi is testing new gesture controls for some of its smartphone models. The so-called “full display gestures” have been included in the latest beta build of MIUI 9, the company’s custom Android-based firmware.
Swiping up from the bottom of the display will get you to the home screen. Add a short pause to the same motion and you’ll activate the “Recents” screen. Lastly, swiping from the left or right of the screen to the middle will return you to a previous page. 
It looks like Xiaomi has drawn inspiration …

Report: Next Huawei flagship will feature an iPhone X-like notch

The weird notch that’s probably the defining trait of the iPhone X seems like a love or hate affair, as you can either like it or find it annoying. In any case, let’s agree that it’s a controversial feature that might or might not make it in future iPhones.

Just like many times in the past, Apple and Android smartphones market are borrowing design features or technologies from each other. Obviously, that’s not bad at all since we all want the best of the best when we buy a new flagship.

Well, it looks like Huawei wants to take that controversial notch design …