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Editorial: Bezels in 2016, and the Trends that Will Shape Smartphone Designs in 2017

This past year has been quite experimental in the realm of smartphone design: smartphone OEMs attempted to push the envelope and find new ways to differentiate their products and push the industry forward. Many tried, plenty failed, but some were able to steal the spotlight. One of those success stories is the Xiaomi Mi MIX. Xiaomi...

Samsung is Investing in Bezel-less, Edge-to-Edge Screen Technology

While some companies, including Samsung, are investing in foldable display technology, others are opting for a full screen display product. We recently watched Xiaomi make headlines with their Mi MIX concept phone. A smartphone that reportedly sports a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. This type of technology is still in its infancy, and has already shown to...

Deceitful Black Borders Around Screens Need to Go

Let me set the scene for you. You’ve just gotten home after purchasing a new phone. The static electricity makes the plastic bag cling, with an almost supernatural will, to the box. You run your fingers over the embossed letters as you open it. The plastic is carefully peeled back as you reveal the phone...

Bezel Liberation: Not a Revolution Yet, Luckily

During the dumbphone era, phones aimed to get increasingly smaller, and what once were huge bricks became slim razor-sharp flip phones. Smartphones, however, are seeing a transformation from the compact design to a phablet standard. We’ve all heard the comments regarding these phone screen size increases, and now most manufacturers offer phones with screens above...