Samsung Display hints at future of folding smartphones

(Pocket-lint) – Samsung Show has proven just a few tech ideas that give an concept of what the way forward for smartphones may seem like.

Revealed as a part of its presence at Show Week 2021 – a digital convention for display screen producers and the like – the prototype designs deal with completely different tech concepts.

Maybe probably the most attention-grabbing is the bi-folding smartphone. The show arm of Samsung has developed what it calls the S-Foldable OLED panel. It goes additional than the present show used on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (and Z Fold 3 when it arrives).

That is as a result of, the place the Z Fold display screen bends in half, the S-Foldable show has two bends that may both fold in- or outwards. This may allow a comparatively compact smartphone physique that may then transorm right into a pill machine with as much as a 7.2-inch display screen.

A slideable OLED show was additionally unveiled throughout the occasion. It permits the show to open up a side-screen while not having a folding mechanism.

Samsung Show will not cease at folding screens for smartphones. It additionally demonstrated a pill that used a 17-inch foldable show.

And eventually, there was extra on an beneath pixel digicam – which can be utilized for each laptops and smartphones.

Writing by Rik Henderson.