Asus’ blatant iPhone X ripoff convinced me that Apple made the right choice with the notch

iPhone X vs. Asus Zenfone 5

I’ve been using the iPhone X for almost four months now and not a day goes by that I don’t notice the notch. Just because I got used to it, it doesn’t mean that it’s gotten any prettier since I last complained about it. At the same time, not a day goes by that I don’t appreciate the notches usefulness. Face ID is something that I already take for granted, and I don’t miss Touch ID at all, but that’s a story for a different rainy day.

Asus the other day came out with the most blatant iPhone X ripoff to date. There’s nothing with anyone copying Apple, it’s how things work in the business. But Asus was incredibly aggressive about replicating the "Fruit Phone X" to the point where it claimed that it fixed the notch. My hands-on experience with the Zenfone 5 after the show convinced me that Apple’s way of doing it is the right way. For the time being, there’s no fixing it.

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