In 2017, the displays of Samsung smartphones will make up more than 90% of the area of the front panel, by 2019 — 99%
Frameless smartphones appear on the market over the last couple of years. The last difference Xiaomi company, which presented smartphone Xiaomi Mi Mix with a display diagonal of 6.4 inches, which is 91,1% of the area of the front panel.
As it became known, next year, South Korean manufacturer Samsung will also release the frameless smartphones with OLED displays, which will occupy more than 90% of the area of the front panel. Source served as chief engineer of the company S-LCD, which is owned by Samsung and Sony, Park Jongsang (Park Wonsang).
In an interview with the Korean edition of Park Jongsang added that over the next two years, Samsung plans to increase the effective area of the display in their new smartphones to 99%.
Mr. Songsang did not answer the question, will the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the first «frameless» smartphone of the company.