The notch approach loses heavily to ‘all-screen’ slider designs (poll results):
We asked you yesterday which approach to the “all-screen” design challenge you prefer – a notch, no matter how large, or a slider, as these are the two options that manufacturers seem to currently be forcing onto us without asking first.
Interestingly enough, Apple’s notch-y idea proves much less popular among our 1651 respondents compared to the sliding designs, and it’s not hard to fathom why.
Top bezel protrusions are an eyesore that you have to get accustomed to, for a feature like face-unlocking that nobody clamored for in the first place.
The sliders, on the other hand, despite their eventual durability, waterproofing and case-wrapping issues, are a brute-force solution that allows you to only have a screen panel at the front, while everything else that you use less often than your display, is tucked beneath.