Samsung has been a dominant force in the foldable market. To keep up with the competition, the South Korean tech giant needs to innovate. So, it seems to be gearing up again to launch a new foldable phone that features a sliding display. To keep up with the competition, the firm needs to innovate.

SAMSUNG PATENTS SMARTPHONE WITH SLIDING and FOLDABLE DISPLAY

Samsung already has launched two foldable smartphones in its catalogue. One of the two foldable handsets has a clamshell foldable display. Likewise, the other foldable smartphones adopt a folding mechanism that mimics the closing and opening of a book. The word on the street is that Samsung is hard at works on a foldable device that has a dual folding screen.

Samsung Smartphone That Can Both Fold And Roll in Works

If a patent filed at WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation) is anything to go by, Samsung might be on the verge of unveiling a new foldable phone. To recall, the company filed the patent back in June of this year. However, it was published on Thursday, December 16. The patent was originally spotted by 91mobiles.

SAMSUNG PATENTS SMARTPHONE WITH SLIDING and FOLDABLE DISPLAY 2

The patent description claims that the electronic device supports folding and sliding capabilities. Moreover, the accompanying images shed more light on the phone in question.

In one of the images, the device seems to be folding on one side, while sliding out. Furthermore, there is a possibility that specific functions could trigger the device to slide out. The device’s screen can extends towards the right side.

SAMSUNG PATENTS SMARTPHONE WITH SLIDING and FOLDABLE DISPLAY 1

On top of that, users will be able to fold the screen at different angles using the hinge mechanism, provided the sliding display is not being used. Moreover, the display’s ability to slide out will provide a larger screen real-estate for watching content, playing games, and more.

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