MickyFoley, 19 Jun 2017Because it's hip and cool since everybody cried about "huge bezels" and Samsung did it first. ... morePeople want bezels to shrink (leading to smaller phones), not get replaced with unusable screenspace. These 18:9 displays are barely a step up from HTCs black bar
if the next sony xperia is near bezel less using this full active display by JDI. RIP stereo speaker and the only question that I have is where they will put the big camera sensor of the phone?
KadoPT, 19 Jun 201718:9? Don't they mean 2:1? Whats the point of having black borders when viewing a video on yo... moreBecause it's hip and cool since everybody cried about "huge bezels" and Samsung did it first. I don't care about this phone to be honest. 16:9 it is and will stay for a very long time.
Regardless of logistics, Sony is greater seeking to do battle with Samsung. How will this play out? May the best company win.