“The Notch does not give the iPhone character and style”

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by awaken470, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. awaken470 macrumors newbie

    Oct 11, 2017
    No it doesn’t.

    Bought 8+.

    Will wait 3-4 years for notch removal.

  2. Cryates macrumors 68020


    Nov 19, 2013
    Chattanooga, TN
    Good for you. Others will enjoy what they bought as well.
  3. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    And in the meantime, many of us will enjoy the iPhone X :D

    If you don't like the notch, that's your opinion. Heck, I don't like the notch but it virtually disappears and is not noticeable after a while

    [MOD NOTE]
    Putting on my moderator's hat, I updated the title to make it a more accurate representation of the thread's content and less click-baity
  4. Shark5150 macrumors 65816


    Sep 24, 2014
    Dallas, Texas
    Yes. It does. Enjoy the 8+ though. As I, and millions of others, enjoy our X. Aren't we just one big  family?
  5. keysofanxiety macrumors G3


    Nov 23, 2011
    Oh man, if only you'd said this before! Tim and Jony would have scrapped the idea had they known the omniscient awaken470 disliked the phone design.
  6. Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    That's where you're wrong, because the notch, even though disliked By some , it does give the iPhone a very strict style that separates it away from other smart phones and his immediately identifiable that it is an iPhone. Apple knows this and so do others,it's their trademark logo for this new iPhone.
  7. AbSoluTc, Nov 9, 2017
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2017

    AbSoluTc macrumors 601


    Sep 21, 2008
    The notch was noticeable on the first day for me but as suspected, don’t care about It now as it just blends away. It’s differwnt and I like it.

    Awesome device. Get what works for you man!
  8. balaplus macrumors 6502

    Oct 23, 2017
    You are right!
    It is Apple's size and strength that will give notch a legendary status!
  9. Hater macrumors 6502a


    Sep 20, 2017
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    It's a telephone, it never had character or style to begin with. You don't go matching your telephone to the style of jeans you're wearing on any given Sunday...
  10. Geert76 macrumors 68000

    Feb 28, 2014
    the Netherlands
    No worries, I just informed Trump about this topic by email.
    He will take this up with T. Cook
  11. ANTAWNM26 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 14, 2009
    Well I’m sure you wished tim n jony scrapped it as well.
  12. Diorama macrumors 6502a

    Oct 6, 2017
    Hope the 1994 Toshiba Satellite bezels give you a lot of character and style.
    The front of your phone is like 20% notch.

  13. Greg M macrumors 6502

    Jul 13, 2008
    Only reason the notch is there is because Apple didn't want it to look like an android phone since they're late to the "edge to edge" screen. The drawings of an X without the notch look a lot better. It'll be something that we'll accept or get use to over time if Apple stubbornly leaves it there.

    The price and size are what's keeping me from buying an X. I'm not crazy about the viewing angles or the poor performance in the cold. However, I will most likely buy the plus version when it becomes available if only because an iPhone fits into the "system". The iPhone is my favorite device. I am looking forward to the cameras!
  14. Diorama macrumors 6502a

    Oct 6, 2017
    Nobody else has a made a top edge to bottom edge screened phone though.
    The only way to currently do it is with a notch.
  15. Greg M macrumors 6502

    Jul 13, 2008
    "Edge to Edge" for now means 3 sides. Apple wanted to be different and it looks bad. Doubt Steve would have let this fly but then again we probably wouldn't have a plus sized phone either. I wonder what would have happened and what Apple's product lineup would look like if he had embraced medical treatment sooner. Boy I miss his presentations!
  16. AMTYVLE macrumors 6502a


    Sep 23, 2014
  17. DNichter macrumors G3


    Apr 27, 2015
    Philadelphia, PA
    It's your opinion so that's cool. I like the notch and think it looks futuristic.
  18. Cryates macrumors 68020


    Nov 19, 2013
    Chattanooga, TN
    Really, this narrative needs to die.
  19. SHKLMRE macrumors 6502

    Nov 30, 2013
    Cool story
  20. DiveKitty macrumors 6502

    Oct 31, 2017
    *Shrug* I like the notch. It also has not only functionality hidden inside it, but in terms of usage - it defines swiping areas. Also means the status icons are up and out of the way in the horns.

    Honestly, the notch seems to really only be an issue for those on MR or social media who need to harp on X, be because they are loyal to their 6/7/8, or Android, or whatever. I have yet to have one person in real life make any comment about the notch on my X. Two of my colleagues, one who has a Pixel 2 (well, has had three of them as she has had some issues!) and one who has a Note 8 handled my naked X (over soft carpet ha ha) and just exclaimed over how nice the X design was, and how nice the screen looked. Not a single comment about the notch.

    Most “regular” people just do not give a damn. They are just like “so that is the X, cool” and move on. Even my husband who can be picky about design did not comment on the notch and is looking at getting an X.
  21. gentleman00 macrumors 6502

    Aug 8, 2007
    The notch disseapers only when the screen is off or in sleep mode, otherwise it's noticeable when using the phone. :rolleyes:
  22. boshii macrumors 68040


    Jul 6, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    I'd much rather have the notch than the bezels of previous iPhones.
  23. noobinator macrumors 603


    Jun 19, 2009
    Pasadena, CA
    "The Notch does give the iPhone character and style".

  24. AdonisSMU macrumors 604

    Oct 23, 2010
    Android just got the "edge-to-edge" display and its not even edge to edge.

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