Author Topic: The OnePlus 6 will have a software option to 'hide' the notch at the top of the displ  (Read 143 times)


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Many people have despised the notch since it was introduced on the Essential PH-1 and iPhone X. Now many manufacturers are following the trend set by these two major manufacturers and incorporating the design into their new phones. The latest company to adopt the notch into their smartphone is OnePlus. Every manufacturer has their own reason for adopting the notch and also adopts in a different way.Instead of waiting for backlash towards the notch to come up, co-found Carl Pei attempted to explain the reasoning for the notch. Basically, he argued the notch allowed for the notification bar to moved up to the same level as the notch allowing for more real estate when displaying other things on the screen.Many users weren't convinced by this reason though, they argued that when watching a video the notch still came in the way or when the phone is being used in landscape mode generally. In order to compromise with the argument, Pete Lau says the OnePlus 6 will include a feature simil...