An increasing number of info on the OnePlus 6 is being revealed forward of its launch, and now the Chinese language agency has confirmed that its upcoming flagship smartphone will allow you to disguise the notch in its show – however not at launch.
Writing on the OnePlus forum, CEO Pete Lau replied to a remark concerning the beforehand introduced notch function, saying: “A black-out function was significantly thought-about within the early phases of the event of the OnePlus 6.
“On the time we determined towards including this function. We wished to focus all of our time and assets on delivering an distinctive full-screen expertise. I nonetheless imagine one of the best ways to expertise the OnePlus 6 is utilizing the complete potential of the show.
“Lately many customers have raised curiosity in having a black-out operate. We respect your suggestions, and wish to give everybody the flexibility to decide on.
“This operate will allow you to black out the background of the notifications and standing bar. Will probably be added in a future software program replace launched after the launch of the OnePlus 6.”
To notch, or to not notch?
Somewhat than take away the notch from the display screen, the function applies black bars both aspect of it, successfully lowering the peak of the show to kind an ideal rectangle.
There are apps out there on the App Retailer for the iPhone X as effectively, which declare to cover the notch from view in a similar way to Huawei’s implementation.
It is not clear when the software program replace for the cellphone will land. OnePlus is but to even affirm a launch date, not to mention a launch date, for its subsequent cellular, though rumors counsel it will arrive in both April or Could.