But, again, don't expect these features to be included in this year's new iPhones. It's unclear exactly how this feature would work, but it likely involves "hovering" over specific user-interface elements and won't be the core way of interacting with the smartphone.
Apple's iPhone X has an OLED screen that curves slightly at the bottom but isn't detectable. The screen curvature is reported to bend inward gradually from top to bottom, unlike Samsung phones which curve on the screen's left and right edges.
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Samsung now uses smartphone screens that curve, but its curved screens slope down at the edges, rather than from top to bottom. OLED displays are capable of being shaped into curves or even folded, unlike LCD screens, which were used in older iPhones. A curved iPhone may be as little as two to three years away, the person said.
The second experimental feature in Bloomberg's report relates to Apple designing iPhones with a display that curves inwards in the middle.
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Bloomberg's sources reiterated that both features are still relatively early in the research and development phase, and Apple could choose to nix either. Reports now suggest Apple is developing a model with a curved screen design.
Touchless gestures could be particularly useful on an iPhone however, given the limited space for physical or virtual buttons. Samsung is already working on a foldable smartphone, while Huawei is seeing increased success in Asia.
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Google is also working on technology using gestures through a program called Project Soli. Rather than having motion sensors in the bezel, Bloomberg says that the display itself will act as a sensor and your hands will have to be much closer to the screen to register and use touchless gestures.