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    August 29, 2017

    Huawei’s Mate 10 could ship with an 18:9 edge-to-edge display

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    A new rumour has cited that Huawei’s upcoming Mate 10 might well be its first device to ship with an edge-to-edge display.

    Given that many Android manufacturers seem to be focussing on removing bezels rather than retaining them, Huawei has been an odd contender in recent months – releasing both the Mate 9 and P10 with a strong top forehead and bottom chin.

    In great news, then, for those who love the Chinese company’s handsets but long for a more immersive experience as offered by taller and slimmer handsets such as the Galaxy S8 and LG G6, the forthcoming Mate 10 might well accommodate an edge-to-edge display.

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    A new rumour – based on an alleged supply chain leak – cites that Huawei will apparently release the Mate 10 with a near-borderless display that would accommodate an 18:9 aspect ratio with a  2160×1080 resolution.

    In addition to supposedly being powered by Huawei’s forthcoming HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, the device would apparently feature 3D-sensing dual cameras that would offer unique augmented reality features. In that light, it remains to be seen if Leica will return for the partnership that has thus far defined the P9, P10, and the Mate 9.

    The Huawei P10 made the unusual move of incorporating a front-facing fingerprint scanner – one of the fastest we’ve ever used, at that – whereas other Huawei-made devices have typically used a rear-facing unit.

    It thus remains to be seen whether the Mate 10 will adopt an embedded fingerprint scanner beneath its primary display, or whether the device will simply include a rear-facing module as its predecessors have done.

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    What are your thoughts? Are you looking forward to the reveal of the Mate 10 later this year? Be sure to let us know your opinion in the comments below!

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