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This Samsung screen patent is full of holes

Small holes in the display allow for sensors without taking away too much screen real estate.

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Gordon Gottsegen

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Tired of a phone with bezels or a camera notch? Check out this patent application from Samsung.

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The design includes little holes in the display in order to incorporate hardware like the front camera, speakers and even home button.

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3 of 6 Samsung/WIPO

By using this technique, Samsung could fully maximize the screen size without compromising hardware.

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Depending on how much is going on in the screen, you may hardly notice the hardware holes.

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5 of 6 Samsung/WIPO

This setup could make watching video even more immersive.

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Samsung also included this design with a camera cut-out, which looks a lot like the Essential Phone.

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