Samsung Galaxy M20 front panel with 'waterdrop' style notch leaks online

Samsung Galaxy M20 front panel with 'waterdrop' style notch leaks online
Samsung has quite the portfolio of smartphone lines, spanning different price ranges. There's the flagship Galaxy S and Note series, the mid-range A series, and the budget J, C, and On lineups. This may soon change, however, with the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy M20, which could serve as the company's sole budget offering starting in 2019.

Galaxy J, C, and On phones are primarily aimed at budget and emerging smartphone markets — mainly Asia — and the differences between them haven't been as significant, as to justify three separate lineups. That seems to be Samsung's line of thinking with the Galaxy M20 at least, according to recent reports.

But the Galaxy M20 is also interesting because it could also make use of one of Samsung's new notched displays. The company earlier this month revealed four new displays with (and without) notches, which Samsung is expected to start using as early as next year in all of its smartphone lineups. While the so-called Infinity-O display, which has a camera 'punch hole', is likely reserved for the Samsung Galaxy S10, the Infinity-V and Infinity-U are likely contenders for the mid-range and budget offerings.

Earlier reports suggested the M20 could feature the Infinity-U display, but the latest leak by 91mobiles suggests something a bit different. A leaked screen protector, allegedly for the Samsung Galaxy M20, showcases a OnePlus 6T-style 'waterdrop' notch, thin bezels on the sides, and a bit of a chin at the bottom.

That's a bit of a surprise, as this design resembles neither of the displays Samsung announced last month. Of course, what we saw during the announcement was just a short presentation, and this design may actually be the so-called Infinity-U display.

Samsung has reportedly already started mass production of the Galaxy M20 and M10 in India, with early 2019 being an expected release window for the two.

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Galaxy M20
  • Display 6.3" 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 5000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

It's nice to see this kind of design on a budget line as opposed to flagship exclusivity.

12. Elvis358

Posts: 219; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

Funny when other mid-range phones have notch everyone hates but when Samsung uses a notch you are "nice design"

17. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Not all samsung users hate the notch, they just don't like the notch on the iphone and pixel. The teardrop notch and the essential u notch are the best looking versions

21. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Yep not all.of them hate the notch. Just the ones that are huge like a roof shingle. However, o am one that hates all.of them equally. A notch, a hole, a tear, a deop, a U or whatever. Compromising any part of a screen for me is a no-no. Samsung could skip the onstructed display and keep bezels a other year and then just skip to full bezels with no obstruction. Engineers have mastered the feat of giving you television like viewing in a stadium, making sure you have no instruction to viewing whatsoever, other than a person in front of you. Just like home. Samsung can skip this intermediate step.

2. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

Notch notch notch coming! What happened to their ads against notch? Maybe they will recycle it with a waterdrop stating how cool it is! Stupid Samsung and fanboys.

3. NateDiaz

Posts: 1084; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

It's not a notch it's "Infinity O" display lmao

4. sissy246

Posts: 7065; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Still better then the ugly notch. You and peaceboy go play now.

14. _deeuk

Posts: 48; Member since: Nov 06, 2018

Infinity V display u mean

15. cmdacos

Posts: 4094; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

He missed alphabet class

22. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

No. Its not better. Iys the same thing but smaller. Even though it is far and away smaller and less dramatic, we don't need it. They could have just made the bezel the same thickness, until they go completely bezeless. I'm not giving them a few pass. Yes I agree it looks better visually. But it's really no different.

13. koioz

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 29, 2018

I pity you for your low level of intelligence peaceboy. Until now you didn't realize what's happening inside the phone business world. Don't worry I will explain to you as simple as you can understand: 1. Samsung mocks iphone notch, 2. Samsung mocks pixel notch Of all the notchgate phones today, pixel and iphone are the only phone mocked by samsung. Why?. ........... Because those two phones have the UGLIEST notch on the planet right now and everybody knows that. Mocking iphone and pixel notch doesn't mean samsung will not embrace notch, it's the UGLY implementation of iphone and pixel notch is what samsung has mocked.

19. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

I pity for you trying hard to defend Samsung. Their phones are the ugliest and trying hard to be apple. Curved screen sucks! Bixby sucks! Bloatware! Lag after a year! Higher battery but still lasts a day! Inferior camera even to $200 chinese phones! Video limited due to exploding feat! Saturation for images! Higher price for an inferior OS! High spec and yet low performing phone especially for games! Can multitask and yet implementation sucks! Whatever they called it, infinity sucks, its still a notch.

20. koioz

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 29, 2018

Lmao now I can conclude that your level of intelligence is as dumb as Siri. Iphone notch is the ugliest implementation ever! Google > Bixby > Siri do some research. Marshmallow = ios 12, ios is a sh*t wrapped with eye candy ui. Crash on simple apple indian character, link and calendar date. Iphone record 4k video that you can only watch on 720p due to state of the art liquid retina display lmao. Ugly and almost useless notification and control panel. I pity you for keep believing that iphone is faster in real life performance. lmao. Try to extract 5 GB worth of file in the background while playing music in the background, while playing game, while streaming. If your iphone can do that at the same time, then come back to me. lmao. Oh I forgot! ios only support photo, video and audio. What a dumb os. Lmao.

6. Phullofphil

Posts: 1762; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Advertising has nothing to do with the true direction of a company. Sales projections do with some.

10. sissy246

Posts: 7065; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Out of all the notches the teardrop does look the best. I would just like a thin top and bottom bezel.

11. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Smh whats wrong with little bezels. And to be honest I prefer little symmetrical bezels over no screen even if they manage to make viable no notch all screen.

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