Sunday, 3 December 2017

Foldable iPhone Is Coming, as Apple unveil New Patent

As the raise in technology is rapidly growing at alarming rate in the smartphone industry, and the competition between the giant smartphone is getting close. Each brand is competing to be the first to bring new technology in the smartphone.

we have seen the like of the finger print sensor security implemented by Samsung, iPhone, HTC, and even low end smart now use the sensor.

Later, one of the leading company in electronic LG introduce the OLED display screen which as not be fulling use by most smartphone brand, Only few smartphone brand like LG ( V30) and Samsung (S8).

Now, the trending new feature in the latest Apple phone is the face ID. This feature was first seen in iPhone X. the new face ID allow user to unlock their phone using face instead of PIN, PASSWORD OR FINGER PRINT.

While the battle between Apple and the Qualcomm patent is on. The Snapdragon chip maker has filed its legal complaint against Apple on the new iPhone X chip. Apple is rolling out it patent on a new concept that have never been seen in the smartphone trend before. The foldable Smartphone.
The era of foldable smartphones may soon be upon us. As Apple recently filed patent dedicated to the concept.

The patent, 20170336831, details an “electronic device (that) may have a flexible portion that allows (it) to be folded” and describes flexible displays with touch sensors and components that can bend when “being opened and closed like a book.” The patent was filed in September 2016, and was published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office on Nov. 23.

The patent was published Nov 23, 2017 is the latest in the series of technologies — foldable displays devices with flip phone-like characteristics. Back in November 2016, Apple was granted a patent that details internal smartphone components that could be bend without disrupting or damaging them the screen display or valuable component. Apple was granted a similar patent, describing a display that could “fold-out” or “fold-in,” in early January.

However, Apple was the first to make such move on foldable display Similarly, LG the leading company on OLED display have be working on the developing flexible OLED technology that could make a true foldable smartphone possible without hinges.The  rumor we’ve heard out of Korea about the tech surfaced on Oct. 11, suggesting that there the companies are still working on the technology.

Foldable flip phones of course, had their heyday in the ‘90s and ‘00s, but are seeing a resurgence — particularly in Asia, which is the largest smartphone market in the world, CNN reported. Several high-end flip smartphones that have debuted this year include the ZTE Axon M and Samsung’s SM-W2018.

While not all of the patents Apple applies for end up being used in a mass market product, the uptick in foldable display technology patents could hint at future plans.Whether that device ever sees the light of day, however, remains to be seen.

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