[Rumor] Motorola Will Announce an Edge-to-Edge Display Phone on September 5th

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  1. dgstorm

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    We've been sharing with you guys for weeks now that Motorola and Verizon are going to have a press event on September 5th with a big announcement of some kind. Most of the industry intel and speculation suggets that the Motorola Droid RAZR HD will be the announced device. Today we have a new rumor from Bloomberg, and this one adds some intriguing fuel to the fire. Supposedly, Moto is all set to announce an "edge-to-edge" display device. Here's a quote with some additional detail,

    Many manufacturers from Sony to Samsung have teased that they would bring true edge-to-edge display tech to phones, and Samsung's newest SGS3 comes darn close. Could Motorola really beat everyone to the punch with the real thing?

    Source: Bloomberg
     
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    I don't want a bezelless device.

    I already can barely pass my phone to someone else to show them something without them accidentally changing the display by accidentally touching it.

    Frankly, I don't see the point of edge-to-edge display on a device meant to be held in the hand.
     
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    could .... but we will know for sure tomorrow.
     
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    it would be cool. i would consider paying retail for it. if unlocked bootloader etc...
     
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    Moto doesn't even know what that means anymore!
     
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    I want to know more about this device.
    Between this and the Razr HD, and the new LG?
    Very curious.
     
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    Motorola is off the hook and they are loving it. Vzw has shown their backsides on this one. Vzw is the culprit.
     
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    I want to see how this would look. It may be possible to create active and non active touch points on the device, while still maintaining a bezeless architecture.
     
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    I'm sure they have taken into account this potential problem. Will be interesting to see how they handle that if in fact the rumor is correct
     
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    Come on Moto.... impress us.. or depress us... I hope its not the latter.
     
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    I've been hoping for this for quite a while (along with a pro-brand camera sensor such as Nikon/Cannon)... A bezel-less display I think could look sleek, as long as they do it right. Hope it comes with an unlocked bootloader too, otherwise that balloon just got popped.
     
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    Wow!! thats going to make it Tricky for the Otter Box Engineers. LOL
     
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    was thinking the exact same. I don't grab my phone by the screen anyways though, so even if not, I would have no problem with the device. My only problem is the bootloader :angry:
     
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    I might have mentioned this already..

    I think a bezel less phone can give us a technically bigger screen without making the phone bigger.
     
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    Lol like. Yeah moto has some heat competing against Samsung s3, HTC, and apple. They really should make this unlockable.

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