This app lets you get the unsightly iPhone X 'notch' on any Android phone


The new iPhone X is all about that all-screen design and... that unsightly notch right there in the middle. Apple is not making any effort to somehow hide or mask it in the iOS interface, so it will likely stick out prominently, especially in full-screen photos and videos.

And... now you can have it on your Android phone too.

A new app called XOutOf10 has surfaced just recently that brings that black 'notch' right there on your Android notification center.

"You, the average Android user, probably had a laugh on Apple users about the new camera bump that covers the screen's content," the developer writes on GitHub. "Well, you won't pay 999$ just to test it. And now, you don't need to!"


You can try the app yourself as it's available at GitHub (link right below, coding skills required) and it will work on Android phones with Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later. It will not properly work with Oreo, if you happen to run an early build, though.

And yes, of course, the app is for fun and is a great way to have a laugh at your iPhone X-craving friends out there.

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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39 Comments

1. EC112987

Posts: 1215; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I rather not have the notch.

14. IT-Engineer

Posts: 543; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

I agree, I wonder why people would want it? Even on the iPhone 10 it looks fugly

28. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

S8 and Note 8 owners be aware. If you download this app your face recognition and Iris scanner will stop working. Ho! Ho! Ho!

38. RoryBreaker

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 11, 2015

The Apple fail of this notch makes the Motorola smart watch flat tire look like no big deal at all!

39. Nabil111

Posts: 105; Member since: Apr 14, 2014

This is such a colossally terrible UI choice I wonder how it ever made its way out of testing.... how do you just put something right on the side of the screen like that.... thats almost like adding a physical home button, but just putting it right in the middle of the bottom of the screen... INNOVATION!!!

2. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This app is "top notch".

18. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Comment of the day.

32. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

lol. Best comment all day. thanks for that.

3. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

and once again apple hardware feature, made available on android using software :D

12. mynameisPZee

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Not sure your post makes sense. Thought there are 3D depth sensing cameras hidden in the notch, how is that replicable through software?

15. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

It was supposed to be sarcastic man.

4. Xilam unregistered

So this app will extend the screen on top to have two tabs on the Samsung S8 where there's nothing but glass and plastic right now? Cool. Is there an app to get rid of the bottom bezel as well?

7. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1420; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

No sense of humor?

16. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

There's no humor or sarcasm nor fact in ur post

5. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

The troll is obvious lol

6. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Note 8 VS notch X

8. miketer

Posts: 520; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

yuck !!

9. Soundjudgment

Posts: 370; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

How about an iOS program that places the Notch on current and older iPhones? So they can all share in that envy?

19. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Not possible to overlay or float apps on iOS

10. plsnoregforcomments

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 29, 2017

Cant the camera be under the screen and the backlight be designed that way that it's illuminatting the spots the camera takes? to have a transparent camera under the screen...

21. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Sadly that is not how cameras work....

11. YeahYeah

Posts: 250; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

No thanks. We good

13. cmdacos

Posts: 4208; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Im putting electrical tape on the side of my TV so i can get myself ready for this new technical advancement of not seeing parts of my movie/game!

17. hazard1

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 11, 2017

Gotta love Android. The dev has a sense of humor.

20. ahmadkun

Posts: 586; Member since: May 02, 2016

get real

22. SailfishOS

Posts: 108; Member since: Nov 06, 2016

Why would i want that?

23. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Developer was on high weed the he thought about this app.

24. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY????????????????????

25. dexterie

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

even the crap is copied by android...

26. kratos47

Posts: 18; Member since: May 27, 2015

Why would anyone want that???

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