[Poll Results!] Does your Galaxy S10+’ pill-shaped screen cutout still bother you?
Galaxy fans weren’t happy when word got out that Samsung would be introducing notches to its smartphones. The Korean giant took a different approach by drilling a hole on the corner of the screen for the front camera, and the first Galaxy device with a punch-hole display cutout was the Galaxy A8s in late 2018, followed by the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and the Galaxy S10+.
Many complained about Samsung caving in to industry trends after having trolled the competition (mainly Apple) for putting notches on their phones. However, Samsung’s approach looked less obtrusive compared to the iPhone-like notch that was also adopted by companies like Huawei and OnePlus. Well, it looked less obtrusive on the Galaxy S10e and Galaxy S10. The Galaxy S10+’ display cutout is wider because it has two front-facing cameras, and it’s quite the eyesore when you first lay your eyes on it.
But it’s been more than three months since the Galaxy S10 trio went on sale, and it would be safe to assume that some Galaxy S10+ owners would have gotten used to that pill-shaped screen cutout by now. And we’d love to know if that’s actually the case, which is where this poll comes in: Does that pill-shaped cutout on your Galaxy S10+ still bother you? Have you learned to ignore it or at least be less concerned about its existence? Tell us by voting in the poll below, then take to the comments section to expand on your thoughts!
Results: 64 percent of voters said they don’t notice the cutout anymore, while 22 percent said that it sticks out when they’re watching a video or playing a game. 14 percent of voters, meanwhile, are finding it hard to ignore the cutout while using their S10+. Yes, most Galaxy S10+ owners seem to have gotten over that pill-shaped cutout, which is a good thing considering there’s nothing they can do to make it go away other than putting a black bar at the top, reducing available screen estate in the process.