Lenovo's new smartphone will be nothing but screen on the front

Lenovo Z5 is an all-screen phone with no notch or bezels

Lenovo Z5 is an all-screen phone with no notch or bezels

Many Other technology have been released over the Past couple of years to empower so-called "bezel-less" layouts on contemporary phones.

However, most see it as a stop gap solution until manufacturers can find a way to place all of those powerful cameras and sensors within a display.

At least, according to a sketch shared by Lenovo VP Chang Cheng on Weibo, a Twitter-like platform. Lenovo is teasing that an all-screen handset will be here in June.

This means that not only are the bezels on the edge gone, but so is the notch at the top. The post, which was roughly translated by CNET, only says that the Lenovo Z5 is the company's new flagship phone. The teaser is also a concept sketch, so we may not be getting the full story here.

Even if the chin is gone, the notch has to be there to house the front camera and other sensors. It's first "all-screen" will debut soon and thanks to discarding the notch and making bezels thinner, Lenovo has managed to achieve an unprecedented screen-to-body ratio of 95 percent. Cheng's post claims that "four technological breakthroughs" and "18 patented technologies" were made for the phone, but doesn't go into details. It's not clear what Lenovo plans to do with the front camera on the Lenovo Z5.

Could Lenovo be the first company to launch a phone that literally has nothing on its front side except the screen? While Apple may claim the iPhone X has been "all display", its notorious notch - along with the rash of Android imitators that followed - states differently.

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