Sony to launch first truly bezel-less smartphone on August 31: Report

Sony is expected to launch first truly bezel-less smartphone on August 31, a day ahead of IFA 2017. The handset is expected to sport a 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio from Japan Display

By Digit NewsDesk | Published 03 Jul 2017 13:08 IST
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  • Sony is expected to launch first truly bezel-less smartphone on August 31, a day ahead of IFA 2017. The handset is expected to sport a 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio from Japan Display

Sony to launch first truly bezel-less smartphone on August 31: Report
Sony to launch first truly bezel-less smartphone on August 31: Report

Sony could announce the world's first truly bezel-less smartphone on August 31, a day ahead of IFA 2017 in Berlin. According to a Weibo post, Sony's will announce a true bezel-less smartphone by using Japan Display (JDI) made 6-inch 'Full Active' display at its pre-IFA event in Berlin. 

JDI's Full Active display is a 6-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The display sports an aspect ratio of 18:9, which is becoming a norm amongst latest flagship smartphones. Samsung's Galaxy S8 duo and LG's G6 sport a display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and 18:9 respectively. The 6-inch Sony smartphone is expected to be as tall as the LG G6

There is no clarity on other specifications of this smartphone, but it is highly likely to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset. Sony is also rumoured to announce the Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and X1 at IFA 2017 this year. Sony, which follows a six-month refresh cycle for its flagship smartphones, announced the Xperia XZ Premium at MWC 2017. The new bezel-less smartphone could debut as the XZ1 Premium.

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