The prototype of the transparent rollable screen of the Samsung phone was released; The next evolutionary step after foldables
Samsung has been developing folding display technologies for about a decade, and its efforts have culminated in the release of foldable phones Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 in 2021 a good result with had These products were able to win the title of “the best-selling folding smartphone” in the world.
In theory, Samsung’s folding screen technology is similar to the book or folding Z Fold series and Z Flip is not affiliated. With further optimization, the Korean giant could use a wide variety of smartphone and tablet designs, so rollable screens are likely to be the next evolutionary step after foldable devices and even smart TVs.
Is Samsung rolling phones with screens? Will it produce transparent?
Samsung already experimented with its flexible and foldable screen technology in different ways; But according to a plan recently published in WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), this company may produce smartphones with transparent rolling screens in the future.
reported by Sammobile, preliminary sketches published in WIPO of two models Shows Samsung phones equipped with transparent rollable screens. The difference between the two designs is that one of them has a roll-up panel from the side and the other comes out vertically.
In both designs, the part of the screen that comes out from the top or side is transparent, which can be used in many cases. It is really interesting for AR (augmented reality) applications and….
However, as usual, these samples are somewhat conceptual and it is unclear if the transparent rollable design will make it to production. It should be mentioned that Samsung abandoned the development of transparent OLED panels in 2016 due to low demand; But everything has changed in the last few years and we can expect the return of this technology.
- Samsung has registered a patent for the design of rollable phones
According to previous reports, Samsung may in addition to Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 will also unveil another foldable phone at Unpacked 2022 in August; But it probably won’t use the rollable screen technology. In any case, everything will become clear with the passage of time.