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Apple patents hole-in-display selfie camera for the top right corner

November 12, 2018

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Apple has elaborated further and in greater detail on the hole-in-display solution to minimize bezels on “all-screen” phones. Some employ notches, some sliders, others trim the rims, and soon we may see small openings in the displays themselves that would house the front-facing paraphernalia, starting with the selfie camera.

Huawei has such a patent, and Samsung already presented this type of screen as an O-type in its new Infinity line of displays. The Infinity O is even rumored to end up in the Galaxy S10, Apple may be prepping something in the same vein, or simply doesn’t want to be left behind patentwise in case it decides to drill holes in its displays instead of using top bezel protrusions to house the Face ID kit.

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