Samsung introduced the Infinity Display with the Galaxy S8 earlier this year. It’s the company’s version of a bezel-less display. It involves removing the home button, re-positioning the fingerprint sensor at the back, and stretching the display as much as possible to all four corners. It has worked wonders for Galaxy S8 sales and now Samsung might be thinking about bringing it to its premium mid-range handsets.
According to a rumor out of China, Samsung is going to bring its Infinity Display to its premium mid-range handsets. It may kick things off with next year’s Galaxy A series.
Samsung launched the Galaxy A (2017) series in January this year. The company isn’t due to launch the successors to those handsets until early next year. The rumor suggests that when the new Galaxy A series arrives, we’ll find it sporting the Infinity Display.
If this is really the case, it would mean that next year’s Galaxy A smartphones will not have physical home buttons like the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung will also have to re-position the fingerprint sensor to the rear of the handset.
It’s just pure speculation at this point in time so it wouldn’t be wise to be sure about this just yet. On the other hand, it makes sense that this feature will eventually trickle down because it has become a very popular design and usability item that customers seem to want at all price points. We’re bound to hear a lot more rumors about these handsets before they’re made official next year.