Sony to unveil flagship smartphone with 6″ 18:9 screen at IFA, rumor says

Earlier this month, Japan Display (JDI) announced its first nearly bezelless touchscreen with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It’s a 6-inch panel that’s called Full Active and has 1,080×2,160 resolution.

Today a new rumor posted on Weibo claims Sony will use this exact screen in an upcoming flagship smartphone that it will be making official at IFA in Berlin, where it’s holding a press event on August 31.

As you may know, ‘tall’ 18:9 and 18.5:9 touchscreens have been all the rage this year after Samsung and LG used similar panels in their Galaxy S8 and S8+, and G6 respectively. Since the…