Samsung's Galaxy S9, S9+ and Note 9 struggled to revive demand in 2018, and its revamped midtier and entry-tier smartphones continued to face huge competition from top Chinese brands who grew market share in key markets, such as India, and their expansion into regions beyond Asia/Pacific continues to take away opportunities from Samsung. In comparison, the Google Pixel 3 was launched at a starting price of Rs 71,000, while the iPhone XR with LCD display from Apple starts at Rs 76,900. Also, having a hole on the left side Placing the front camera on it providing true bezel-less experience.
The new Nova is powered by a 3500mAh non-removable battery and an In-display fingerprint scanner.
Samsung have been teasing their new notch solutions for a few weeks now but it looks like Huawei are set to arrive at the display hole first according to a teaser sent out today. On the front, the handset bears a 24-megapixel RGB selfie camera with 3D facial unlocking. Lest there be any about that, Huawei has posted another teaser image, this time with a launch date-December 17, which is exactly two weeks from now. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is priced at Rs. 69,990 and will be available exclusively on Amazon India from December 4. At least one of the versions will support 5G. The phone will come in three color options - Black, Emerald Green, and Midnight Blue.
In any case, we will see plenty of smartphones with display holes next year, and it seems like majority will use those display holes in order to implement a front-facing camera, or in some cases, front-facing cameras. Many other companies are preparing such smartphones, the OPPO R19 surfaced a while back sporting a centered display camera hole, which probably means that the OnePlus 7 will sport such a design as well.