OPPO’s Waterfall Display Makes Debut, Our Worst Nightmare

OPPO’s Waterfall Display Makes Debut, Our Worst Nightmare


We have been vocal as of late concerning our non-love for curved displays. Yes, they look sexy, but in terms of functionality, we aren’t major fans. Last night on Twitter, OPPO detailed its “Waterfall Screen,” which looks more extreme with regard to curves than Samsung’s Infinity displays.

OPPO doesn’t explain anything about the display in its tweet, but asks followers to guess the prototype device’s screen-to-body ratio. Considering the Galaxy S10+ features a 90% ratio, we’ll guess this is somewhere in the low to mid-90% range.

As you can see in the pictures, this display literally curves nearly all of the way around the phones left and right sides. If you are looking for an extremely immersive video viewing experience on a phone, this could be as good as it gets.

However, we have to discuss usability. For the most part, the curved sides of the phone would … Read the rest

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Upcoming Phone Designs From OPPO, Samsung, and Huawei Might Get Weird

Upcoming Phone Designs From OPPO, Samsung, and Huawei Might Get Weird


According to @UniverseIce and @BenGeskin on Twitter, two noteworthy names if you’re concerned with leaks and concept phone designs, we should start getting hyped for upcoming smartphones from OPPO, Samsung, Huawei, and Vivo. 

There are no images to go on, but according to one tweet from @UniverseIce, “In the second half of this year and next year, the shape design of mobile phones is very avant-garde, even beyond the imagination of mobile phone concept maps and videos made by fans.”

While that sounds amazing, I can’t help but laugh just a little bit. I mean, concept designs from artists are pretty laughable at times. Are we to expect something along these lines?

Double Notch Concept

What is actually being teased appears to be the idea of having the front-facing camera embedded underneath a phone’s display, much like companies have been doing with the fingerprint reader. As @BenGeskin states, “This … Read the rest

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