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No software, just a sticker. All of the prestige, all of the drawbacks. A seamless experience across all devices 📱💻🤦✨
No software, just a sticker. All of the prestige, all of the drawbacks. A seamless experience across all devices 📱💻🤦✨
66 backers pledged S$ 827 to help bring this project to life.

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Notch envy.

Love your iPhone X? Wish your plebeian phone stood up to the towering elegance of Apple's finest? Now all your devices can revel in the magic of the best the industry has to offer.

Notch emulates the intense emotions of gazing in captive wonder at the stunning edge-to-edge display of the iPhone X. With manufacturers across the mobile industry scrambling to put phones out with the iconic top-mounted obstruction, it became clear that this was something all users needed.

Here's what Notch does for you.

Notch is anything you want it to be. A simple sticker. A symbol. A lifestyle.

Up your phone prestige game.
Up your phone prestige game.
Bask in Notch's brilliance at work.
Bask in Notch's brilliance at work.
Timeless design.
Timeless design.
Absolute magic.
Absolute magic.
No limits to Notch.
No limits to Notch.

Stunning design & build.

Exceptional materials. Razor-thin PVC*. Resilient adhesive backing.

Over 600 DPI. Achieved with a precision die-cut process.

Make a statement.
Make a statement.

Two incredible sizes.

Notch comes in two beautifully judged flavours. Colossal and Classic.

Size matters.
Size matters.

It's just a sticker, guys.

Greetings, fellow millennials! We're Charles and Aditya, software and automotive engineers from sunny Singapore. We’ve been longtime lurkers and backers on Kickstarter. With the release of the iPhone XS, Pixel 3 and other notched devices, we thought it would be hilarious to get our feet wet and deliver a fun project on one of our favourite platforms.

This is peak technology today.
This is peak technology today.

It started as a joke among friends (across the whole internet, really). The iPhone X’s controversial design clearly put everyone’s knickers in a twist, and the trend continues to grow... for some reason.

What really floored us were the copycats it spawned, from huge Chinese manufacturers to household names (lookin’ at you Motorola). This got us thinking, “What if all devices had a notch?” A month later, et voila.

Think of Notch as a tongue-in-cheek jab at the ridiculous state of consumer technology and branding today. If you love avocado toast served with a side of dank memes, this is definitely for you.  

Have fun!

- Charles & Aditya

*I said paper in the video. I apologise. Pretentiousness has its limits.

UPDATES:

12.10.18 - We're featured on Coconuts! Check it out here.
14.10.18 - We made the front page of Product Hunt! Show us love here.

Risks and challenges

- We might get sued by Apple. That won't happen... Right?
- We're getting stickers printed. I think we can handle that.
- Stickers are small and a bit tricky to cut, but we'll figure it out.
- Only challenge is our delivery strategy. We'll likely be serving our NA/EU backers with a printing company in NA, and Asia backers from Singapore.
- We've identified a number of excellent printing companies in NA, but open to suggestions from the community!

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    Pledge S$ 2 or more About US$ 1.45

    Be a part of the Notched movement.

    With this pledge, you're getting all the pride and prestige as an esteemed member of the Notched movement. Receive a beautiful email of thanks, crafted from the same HTML and CSS used by companies like Apple. Also, an image file so you can spread Notches to the World.

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    • A handcrafted email of gratitude.
    • A high-res PNG/AI file of a Notch.
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    Pledge S$ 5 or more About $4

    3 Classic Notches.

    Say hello to the future. Everything from before, including 3 brand new, pristine notches, crafted by a local artisanal print shop. Still has that new Notch smell. Enclosed in a wafer-thin cellulose casing through a process perfected by mankind over centuries.

    Includes:
    • A pack of 3 beautiful Classic Notches.
    • A handcrafted email of gratitude.
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    Pledge S$ 15 or more About $11

    10 Classic Notches.

    Our analysts think the optimal number of Notches is 10. Now the privileged few in your inner circle may bathe in the glorious simplicity of the Notch.l artisanal print shop. Still has that new Notch smell. Enclosed in a wafer-thin cellulose casing through a process perfected by mankind over centuries.

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    Pledge S$ 15 or more About $11

    1 Colossal Notch.

    Receive a notch fit for your front door, car or bedroom wall. So passers-by may admire the one and only acceptable lifestyle of the Notched.

    ** DISCLAIMER: Does not feature face recognition, will not unlock your door for you.

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    • 1 Colossal Notch.
    • A high-res PNG/AI file of a Notch.
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    Pledge S$ 18 or more About $13

    Starter Pack.

    Walk the talk. Loud and proud 🙌. For the young, multi-device wielding go-getter. Make the world a better place over a double-shot venti soy macchiato and a slice of avocado toast. Does not include Adidas tracksuit.

    Includes:
    • 1 Colossal Notch.
    • A pack of 3 beautiful Classic Notches.
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    Pledge S$ 40 or more About $29

    3 Colossal Notches.

    Do you live in a mansion or something? How many doors does your house have? Are you putting them on your windows? I'm not responsible for any vitamin D deficiencies.

    Includes:
    • 3 Colossal Notches.
    • A high-res PNG/AI file of a Notch.
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    Pledge S$ 63 or more About $46

    Notch Above The Rest.

    I'll let you in on a little secret. You're better than everyone else when you get this pledge. Our augmented big data artificial machine learning intelligence blockchain of things engineers say 20 Classics and 3 Colossals indicate you are an optimal human being for backing this tier.

    Includes:
    • 20 Classic Notches.
    • 3 Colossal Notches.
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    Pledge S$ 199 or more About $145

    The Top Notch.

    Psst. Don't tell those guys in the pledge above, but I just made up that whole big data thing. The truth is, YOU'RE the real prime backers. My ICO advisors guarantee 10x returns on street_cred and braggingRights.

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    • 50 Classic Notches.
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