The iPhone 13 slims down the notch by 20% from the iPhone 12.
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Apple’s new iPhone 13, revealed Tuesday at Apple’s California Streaming event, gets a tiny bit more screen real estate thanks to a tweaked redesign of the notch that houses the Face ID and 12-megapixel front-facing camera. The notch in the iPhone 13 occupies 20% less space than in the iPhone 12, with Apple touting that its TrueDepth camera system has been “reengineered to provide more display area.”
In side by side shots, the notch is substantially less wide and appears to be slightly taller. It certainly takes up less space, but it’s not nearly as small as the punchhole designs seen on many recent Android phones like the Galaxy S21. However, those Android phones don’t typically offer face scanning technology alongside a front-facing…