• Samsung Patent Tips Foldable Smartphone

    Samsung Patent Tips Foldable Smartphone

    A future Samsung smartphone could use a folding design not unlike that of old flip phones, according to a Korean patent filing.Images in the patent, reported by Dutch blog Galaxy Club, depict a slab-like device with a bendy connector dividing its upper and lower half, which are of equal size.
  • Microsoft Patent Tips Foldable Display Handset

    Microsoft Patent Tips Foldable Display Handset

    A new Microsoft patent, awarded in April but published this month, tips a foldable display as part of a handset.Based on patent images, a flexible hinge—not unlike Redmond's Surface Book (pictured)—turns the 2-in-1 device from smartphone to tablet, and back again.
  • Samsung Delays Foldable Displays (Again)

    Samsung Delays Foldable Displays (Again)

    Once rumored to hit the market this year, a Samsung phone with a foldable display may not be for sale until 2019, giving the Korean tech giant time to perfect its bezel-less smartphone design.The company is currently focused on perfecting displays like the one found on the Galaxy S7 Edge (above), he said.