New leaked images suggest next Meizu flagship will be both notchless and punch hole-free
2019 is shaping up to be the year of the punch-hole camera, with even major OEMs like Samsung adopting this technology to avoid the dreaded notch. However, it appears that Meizu may buck this trend in its upcoming flagship. This device - probably to be named the 16s - is the subject of a recent new post on SlashLeaks.
These images show what appears to be a working smartphone with a large dispaly (the Meizu 16s is rumored to have one measuring 6.76 inches) and what could be the OEM's custom Flyme UI. This display is not interrupted by a notch or anything like Samsung's Infinity-O technology at any point. This is due to a 'forehead' located above the top edge of the screen with very restrained dimensions. It is only just wide enough to accomodate a very small single seflie module.
The front-facing speaker is also found in this bar, although it runs along the top of it, and may even poke over the top of the entire front panel a little. This, presumably, allows the forehead to be so narrow. It is also balanced out by an equally tiny chin along the bottom edge of the phone. Should this leak prove accurate, this may be how Meizu's industrial design has chosen to balance the demand for full-screen displays while conserving the device's length this year.