• Patents Reveal Google & ZTE Are Also Considering Foldable Smartphones

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Foldable smartphones are all the rage these days and a good many OEMs seem eager to cash in on the latest trend. The latest possible entrants are Google and ZTE, as patents from both the companies have been spotted which suggest they are considering phones with flexible displays.
    Google filed its patent back in June 2018 and it was published in December. Apparently, the search giant is considering multiple designs. The first is an inward folding device with a clamshell-like design. The company is also considering a phone with a Z-shaped phone that has three sections and two hinges. Such a...
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  • Lilbits 354: What do you call these foldable smartphone designs?

    Lilbits 354: What do you call these foldable smartphone designs?

    2 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    The first foldable smartphones with flexible displays should begin shipping in the next few months. But they won't all fold the same way. Samsung's Galaxy Fold closes up like a book, with the screen on the inside, which means the company had to slap a secondary display on the outside that would let you use...
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  • Google jumps on the foldable phone bandwagon, files patent - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    The company is the latest to ponder creating a foldable device, following Samsung's February unveiling of the Galaxy Fold.
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  • Google Patents Foldable Smartphone Which Folds In Multiple Ways

    Google Patents Foldable Smartphone Which Folds In Multiple Ways

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    It seems like Google may be working on its foldable smartphone. Patently Mobile has managed to dig out a patent from WIPO , which was published in the middle of December, and submitted in mid-2018. This patent has been at WIPO for a while now, but it's just now making the rounds.
    Based on the patent sketches, this phone is meant to sport a single display, but interestingly enough, the patent listing reveals that there are two ways you can fold this device. A single fold is listed, and it allows for the device to fold down the middle, to essentially make it a clamshell-type phone. The...
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