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If it’s possible to have screen-to-body ratio “over 100%” this is how you’d do it

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo may be developing a smartphone with no bezels, no notches, and no holes in the screen. According to Ice Universe, the upcoming Vivo NEX could be the first phone with an “over 100%” screen-to-body ratio. Of course the only way that would be possible would be to have a screen that’s […]

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Sony’s 2019 smartphone lineup could include a phone with slim bottom bezel (but a big one on top)

Sony hasn’t been a major player in the global smartphone market for a while, but the company does still make some interesting phones… even if they tend to lag behind the competition when it comes to innovative design features. But this could be the year Sony does something surprising, by launching a phone that doesn’t […]

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Elephone PX smartphone has a dual-camera pop-up selfie shooter

Smartphone makers have been coming up with creative solutions to the question of where you hide the camera on a bezel-free phone. Apple (and a lot of other companies) stuck it in a notch in the screen. Vivo created a phone with a pop-up camera. And Oppo, Xiaomi, Huawei, and Lenovo opted for a slide-down screen […]

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Nubia Z18 smartphone is nearly all screen, has Snapdragon 845 processor and $410 starting price

Xiaomi may have set a new standard by introducing a smartphone last month featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and a $300 price tag. But at a time when most phones with that processor sell for twice the price, Nubia’s new Z18 smartphone with a Snapdragon 845 chip and a $410 starting price still looks […]

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Asus unveils ZenBook laptops with 95 percent screen-to-body ratios

The war on bezels is moving from smartphones to laptops. Yesterday Acer showed off a laptop with slim bezels on all sides for what the company said was a 92 percent screen-to-body ratio. Now rival PC maker Asus is introducing a new set of laptops that it says have up to 95 percent screen-to-body ratios. […]

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Acer’s 2.2 pound, 15.6 inch laptop is coming in January for $1100

After unveiling a 2.2 pound laptop with a 15.6 inch display in May, Acer is providing more details about the upcoming Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T… along with, specs, pricing, and a release date. It should be available in North America in January for $1100 and up. Last time we saw the Swift 5, Acer was […]

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Vivo NEX teardown shows how the pop-up camera, in-display fingerprint sensor work

The Vivo NEX is one of the most unusual smartphones to ship in years, thanks to its front-facing camera that hides behind the screen when it’s not in use, its in-display fingerprint sensor, and its unusual vibrating earpiece that’s also hidden behind the display. In an effort to make a phone with a high screen-to-body […]

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MSI PS42 is a 2.6 pound laptop with discrete graphics option

MSI is probably better known for its motherboards and gaming PCs and hardware than for its mainstream laptops. But the company does make a line of non-gaming notebooks, and the company is showing off a new thin-and-light model at Computex this week. The MSI PS42 measures 0.63 inches thick and weighs about 2.6 pounds. It […]