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Screen protectors hint at minimal display curve for the Galaxy S10

Amid reports that at least one Galaxy S10 model may have a flat display, these screen protectors for the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ suggest that Samsung may have gone with a minimal display curve this time around.

These screen protectors are from Olixar, the same accessory manufacturer that has previously released renders of its Galaxy S10 cases. Mobile Fun has posted a video online comparing these screen protectors with the ones released by Olixar for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Galaxy S10 display curve might not be as pronounced

The dimensions are in line with reports about the next flagship’s display sizes. The Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ are expected to feature 6.1-inch and 6.4-inch displays. These protectors have been cut to the same size.

The gains in screen real estate are quite evident when compared with the protectors for the Galaxy S9. It seems like Samsung has been able to achieve significantly slim bezels which is something that many fans will appreciate. This will be made possible by the Infinity-O display. It eliminates the need for a front camera notch by placing it inside a cutout in the display itself.

Samsung completely shifted its flagship lineup to curved displays with the Galaxy S8. Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 have displays with rather pronounced curves on both edges. It may switch things up a bit with the Galaxy S10 if recent reports are any indication. It may offer a flat display with the entry-level model of the Galaxy S10. These screen protectors show that while the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ displays will be curved, they will be noticeably less so compared to previous models.

Could this lead to a return to fully flat displays on future Samsung flagships with a high screen-to-body ratio? It’s also possible that these protectors don’t tell the entire story, they’re not a Samsung-made part after all. What do you think, though? Do let us know in the comments below.

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Bobbingalong
Bobbingalong

Perosnally do like the curve on the s9 and s8 … Most time I forget it’s a curved screen. Especially when using a slim profile case.

To me the advantage is the looks and makes the phone slimmer in width to allow for easier one hand hold.

But I do really miss the pure flat screen where I can put a tempered glass that will stick with all the surface of the protecor without lost of sensitivity or allow for dust to enter at the edges. Not been able to apply a decent one since the s6 or my iPhone 8

braker999
braker999

from S6 edge to S9, Samsung shrink the size of edge every year, there is no suprise with S10, because it’s a useless design.

yes, keep on neg me, it’s funny while you defending the useless edge, Samsung is keep cutting it.

coupefx
coupefx

For me it is not about how usefull it is… but how beautiful it looks. Say what you want, but u can not say that the curve looks ugly. And btw, the curve is practicaly not visible when you are using the phone, so for me it is a good design and I hope that samsung is not getting away with the edge.

martindale
martindale

I think the curve looks ugly! I hate the inescapable line of glare it creates on both edges of the screen. I hate the distorsion to the edges of the screen image. I hate that it is the embodiment of form over function, even to the extent of detracting from functionality. Give me another example where a distorted viewing surface is seen as a bonus! It’s pure madness, and the sooner sanity returns and screens return to being flat the better.

GS7edge
GS7edge

Note 7/FE still has the best curve design from all

ProdByEchelon
ProdByEchelon

The curve is reduced because of the camera. The camera would’ve been in the curve if it had the same curve as the S9.

coolfire77
coolfire77

That sounds about correct

Samcurve
Samcurve

yes.. u are right.. that’s because of those in-screen camera…

locarno
locarno

So it is almost confirmed that S10 will have cutout for the camera.