Samsung wants to patent a phone with bendable display and chassis, patent application reveals
According to a patent application, originally filed back in Q2 2014 but only recently published by the USPTO, the South Korea-based phone slinger might be working on a device equipped with a bendable display and frame, capable of withstanding a flexing.
Judging by the accompanying patent images, Samsung wants to equip the handset with a flexible display, a bendable frame, and a few batteries at the back that are connected to each other with the aid of a flexible coupling. As a refresher, Samsung has already showed us that bendable displays are no longer science fiction, though developing the rest of the flexible hardware components will certainly prove to be a more cumbersome task on its own as well. LG also has a flexible display.
Edge and S6 edge will have the cart blanche to grab our attention with the concept of a truly bendable phone.From the looks of it, some time will pas before Samsung's invention might potentially make a more prominent appearance - first of all, the USPTO will have to grant it the patent, and only after that the maker of the Galaxy Note