Sharp Aquos S2 leaks show off a bezel-less display with a fingerprint sensor underneath

One of the biggest trends so far throughout 2017 has been bezel-less displays. LG first kicked this off with the G6, Samsung followed with the Galaxy S8/S8+, and Andy Rubin’s noticeably delayed Essential Phone also debuted with this design. The latest smartphone to enter the scene with a big display and minimal bezels is the Sharp Aquos S2, and along with its large display canvas, there’s also a futuristic trick hiding below it – a fingerprint scanner.
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Huawei Mate 10 likely heading to AT&T, ‘EntireView Display’ trademarked for bezel-less design

As we approach the final quarter of 2017, we’re learning more and more about Huawei’s next major smartphone, the Mate 10. The company has teased a few features of the phone, and today we’re not only learning what one of those will be called, but also where the device will be sold in the United States.

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Opinion: Apple’s take on the ‘bezel-less’ UI is unintuitive, and Android is far better suited for it

Yesterday Apple announced its latest crop of products, and as has been rumored for quite a while, that included the debut of the iPhone X. The X is the biggest step forward in iPhone design in a long time, but it certainly comes with its fair share of compromises.

One of those is the lack of a fingerprint sensor which, speaking truthfully, is already an absolute deal breaker for me. But there’s also a new way of navigating the phone — mostly through gestures. So far, I think that this may actually end up being the more infuriating move, especially considering what we’ve seen on Android devices using similar designs.

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Essential Phone specs: 5.7-inch ‘bezel-less’ display, Snapdragon 835, 4GB of RAM, more

After hinting at a new device, Andy Rubin’s start-up, Essential, announced the Essential PH-1 (Phone). Unlike other OEMs, Essential is all about keeping only the essential aspects of a smartphone. This means almost-stock Android, no pre-install bloatware, and quality materials such as titanium and ceramic to make up the handset.
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Someone dropped the bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix, and as you’d expect, it wasn’t pretty…

Last week Xiaomi threw us a curveball with the announcement of the concept Xiaomi Mi Mix, a nearly bezel-less smartphone which looks incredible, but also incredibly fragile. Now, before the phone has even gone on sale, someone at a Xiaomi store dropped the phone, and the results were exactly what you’d expect.

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This week’s top stories: Daydream View review, best affordable Android phones for Nov., bezel-less Meizu leaks, & much more

In this week’s top stories: Our Google Daydream View review, the best affordable Android smartphones for November, renders of a bezel-less Meizu smartphone leak, we show you how to take full advantage of Google Assistant with IFTTT, and much more.

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