Huawei was working on a smartphone with a display recess, a La iPhone X long before Apple. About it Forbes said the head of the mobile division of Huawei Li Changzhi. According to him, the manufacturer almost decided to release such device on the market, but at the last moment had doubts that consumers will treat it with negativity.
“Consumers, especially the Chinese, do not accept almost any kind of asymmetry, — tells a top-the Manager — it goes against Chinese culture and traditions. This nation values the items of a rectangular or rounded shape.”
For this reason, the idea was postponed and did not return to it until someone said recess, ideal for the operating system interface. Status plays a big role in the perception of Android, I’m sure the Sochi. Perhaps even more than in iOS. The notch allows you to free up space for icons battery and signal level, not selecting it from the display.
No matter how ashamed to admit it, but Apple was right in deciding to take this step, says the top Manager of design discovery company. “In Cupertino were right — says the Sochi. — Notch really plays a big role. To decide [on its implementation] was a real courage with her [Apple] side.”
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