Oppo has released images of a new smartphone display design it calls the “Waterfall Screen.” While Oppo has released phones with curved screens before, like the Find X, the photos show how the Waterfall Screen takes the idea to the next level by extending the panel even further around the edges of the screen at 88 degrees. The result is a prototype phone with an unusually tall aspect ratio, at least when viewed from the front.
This undoubtedly looks cool, though it does raise certain usability concerns. It’s not clear whether the extra screen area will be touch-sensitive or whether Oppo is doing anything to avoid accidental input, for example. The phone’s edges also don’t have enough room for power and volume buttons, so Oppo will have…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts