Samsung Galaxy S10+ flaunts large screen cutout in first live image leak

A purported pre-release Samsung Galaxy S10+ prototype is pictured for the very first time out in the real world, sporting a dual front camera housed by a large, pill-shaped screen cutout.
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21. ReticentHamster

Posts: 150; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Wow, interesting. The cutout does indeed look a little large, and I wish it were centered in the notification area instead of touching the bottom. At first, I thought it was silly to make the notification area so huge, but now I see that it is the same size as the navigation bar at the bottom, making it symmetrical. I appreciate that asthetic change. The cutout is big, but I doubt it will look as stark with the dark mode enabled or when the wallpaper is showing. Overall, I'm intrigued. Can't wait to see more!

22. sissy246

Posts: 6956; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Would rather have thin bezels, but damn , this looks much better then the ugly notch.

28. Rocket

Posts: 614; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Hope they add they option to make the navigation/status bar fully black.

30. Knownhost

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 13, 2017

I like the design of the S10 a lot. If I weren't so completely satisfied with my Note 9, I would definitely purchase.

31. talon95

Posts: 980; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I wonder why they couldn't bury one deep in each corner where the radius is. It's still like a notch and obstructs too much. It's too low in the screen and isn't symmetric. I'm not a fan, I might still get one, but I don't think this is really any better than the Apple notch just because the screen goes around it. They made advertisements of iPhone users with notch hair cuts, I guess Apple can make some advertisements of Samsung users with holes in their heads. I like the S10 features, but i'd stick with the bezel on the Note 9 than mess around with the content layout on a screen with a notch or hole. A miniature tear drop in the center or in the extreme corners is all I would consider to be unobtrusive.

32. monoke

Posts: 1126; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Can't.. keep.. my eyes.. off the damn hole... Arrgghhh!!

35. BuffaloSouce

Posts: 1170; Member since: May 01, 2017

At least with the notch on Androids, you can hide it...
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