Samsung patents smartphone display without a frame with cutout for front camera
Abandoning the frame around the screen smartphone, the developers encounter the need of revise usual layout of the front panel with the front camera on the top frame.
One way is to put the camera in a special cutout in the screen. This solution is patented by Samsung. Verify that the neckline is already found in smartphone Essential PH-1. According to preliminary data, he will be the new smartphone Apple iPhone. It should be clarified that the application for the patent was filed in may 2016, before the announcement of the Essential PH-1.
The cutout allows the upper edge of the display to walk right to the edge of the Cabinet.
In addition to the camera in the neckline you can place other elements, such as the speaker and sensors.