LG seems to be gearing up for an exciting 2019. Ever since the inception of smartphones, the form factor has largely remained the same. The year 2019 is expected to showcase smartphones with new form factors. A patent assigned to LG states that the company is developing a unique looking foldable smartphone.Foldable LG Smartphone
LG had filed a patent for a foldable smartphone with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) and USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) that has now been granted. In the past, several LG foldable smartphone patents have leaked but the latest patent has a totally different folding style. The new patent reveals an LG smartphone that [...]
Samsung CEO DJ Koh has dropped a hint about the plan to introduce a flexible and foldable phone at Samsung’s developer conference in November, this year. This is not the first time Samsung has come out with this idea. In fact, it was back in 2012 when the Chaebol first unveiled a prototype showcasing the bendable smartphone. Samsung has been testing the possibility since then. The 2012 prototype picture was followed by a concept video showing the potential foldable smartphone in 2013.
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Apple has just been awarded a patent for anew device which the patent application defines as an iPhone. According to the patent Apple is researching foldable iPhone designs starting from back in 2013. This patent was filed in August and awarded today shows a new design iPhone which will look identical to the current iPhone when folded, but will unfold into a larger display device.
The patent application uses the words “carbon nanotubes” to define the mechanism that will hold the bendy iPhone together.
Conductive carbon nanotube paths can form signal paths that are flexible and resistant to cracking. The carbon nanotube structures may be incorporated into [...]
LG has taken foldable and bendable displays a step ahead this year. The company had hinted at similar tech last year at CES but had kept mum the entire year. However, now the company is ready to display a prototype at CES ’16 this time around.
LG is ready with a prototype of an 18-inch rollable screen it will showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show this time around. Similar concept displays have been seen in the past by companies like Samsung, Sony and Sharp. Now LG follows suit and marks an important moment for displays of smartphones, tablets and television sets. It is concentrating on making OLED screens bendable, curvable and rollable.
The company is also [...]