No, the iPhone X wasn’t first to market with a notch, but neither was the Essential Phone (poll results)


  • Yesterday, we asked if you know which notch-y phone was first to make it to the markets worldwide, and, yes, the question included smaller-than-iPhone-X notches that only house the selfie camera, or the camera and earpiece. About 64% of our 3621 respondents said it was the Essential Phone’s notch protrusion that goes around the front cam that was released to the public first. 

    In fact, Sharp’s Aquos S2 pre-dated its release with a few days – August 14 vs August 17 for Essential – although it was never launched stateside, but rather hit the markets in Asia. Sharp has …

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