Samsung patents the design of a tablet with... a hole in it?

Samsung patents the design of a tablet with... a hole in it?
Samsung continues to create new tablet designs, and, although it may never use them for real devices, it makes sure to patent them. Last month, we saw the design of a Samsung tablet with slightly curved margins. Now, the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) granted Samsung a patent for the design of a slate that seemingly has a relatively large hole in its bottom right corner.

There’s no way of telling how this hole is supposed to help the tablet offer a better experience. If our readers have suggestions, they shouldn’t hesitate to use the comments section and share them.

Apart from the unusual hole, the new tablet designed by Samsung seems to be pretty normal, having speakers on the sides, and a camera on the back. There might even be a place for an S Pen stylus on one of the sides - which would make this device a Galaxy Note. You can see Samsung’s drawings depicting the tablet, as published by the USPTO, in the slideshow below.

source: USPTO


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