Samsung’s new patent is a big leap in the design of foldable smartphones
Foldable displays have given smartphone designers many creative options. Some of the designs currently offered are typical; But there are also examples that look a little strange. mspoweruser, the latest Pentene we’ve seen is designed by Samsung, the king of foldables, and LetsGoDigital calls it the Samsung Dual Slider. In the recently published 21 May 2021 patent, there is a device that can open its screen both vertically and horizontally according to your needs and tastes.
Today, WIPO published a patent for “Electronic Device Including Multi-Mode Display and Method for Controlling the Same” In which, more is focused on the external design and the features of the internal parts are not mentioned much. However, according to the previous plans, we can imagine how this smartphone works. There are parts on the top and left side of the device that can expand the display in the said direction with a special motor. These engines appear to be activated using a button or a touch gesture on the display.
It should be said that the width of the device increases by 30% and its height by 25%. This design places the front and rear cameras in the upper right corner of the device; where screen movements do not affect them.
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The patent mentions that after expanding the displays, they can be used as a virtual keyboard. Also, the additional screen can be used to display other apps (such as messengers and camera, photo gallery) and thus improve multitasking.
As you know, patent registration does not mean that a device with such specifications will definitely enter the market will be It seems that the audience for such a complex device is limited; But it is fascinating to see such complex designs; Because it shows that human creativity has no boundaries.