Most early smartphones began with full, thick bezels all over. There were no efforts yet to hide the front camera and the call speaker. A number of the earlier smartphones even had the company’s logo printed across or somewhere around the top bezel. Due to the thick bezels, most displays only measured at four inches.
Years later, 18:9 displays arrived with thinner bezels. And then, somewhere along the way, notches happened. The idea was to slowly, but surely, maximize the screen size of the smartphone. And then efforts were made to make a full, bezel-less display without notches. No distractions, no anything. And so, smartphone companies began thinking of different ways to reach that all-screen dream.
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