Note 4 issues of Gap found between the screen and phone body
A bunch of reports sprang up shortly after the Note 4 release in South Korea complaining about a gap all around the screen. There are photos and videos of people sticking business cards into the gap between screen and body, both at the top and sides of the Note 4. Quickly dubbed Gapgate, it seems Samsung was aware of the issue as the user manual states “A small gap appears around the outside of the device. This gap is a necessary manufacturing feature and some minor rocking or vibration of parts may occur. Over time, friction between parts may cause this gap to expand slightly.”
“The reported issue does not impact the functionality or quality of the Galaxy Note 4,” an official Samsung spokesperson told TrustedReviews. “We assure our customers that all Galaxy Note 4 units meet our strict manufacturing and quality control standards.”
There’s a good chance that you wouldn’t notice the gap unless it was pointed out. Since this was publicized a lot of people have shown off similar gaps on the other smartphones. Some Note 4’s may be worse than others. All you can really do is ignore it, or return your Note 4 if you’re unhappy.