Foldable iPhone suggested in new Apple patent

CNET | 2/15/2019 | Patrick Holland
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An updated patent by Apple shows various ways it could use a flexible or folding display.

Everyday it seems like there are rumors and leaks about another company working on a foldable phone. Xiaomi, Huawei, LG, Lenovo, Motorola all are rumored to have a bendable or foldable phone in the works. On Thursday, Apple updated a patent that shows drawings of a foldable clamshell phone. This is a continuation of a patent filed in 2011 for an iPhone with a flexible display.

Patent - Timing - Wednesday - Samsung - Folding

What makes this new patent particularly interesting is the timing. On Wednesday, Samsung is expected to show off more of its folding Galaxy X phone.

The patent shows a phone that folds up in half. It's a similar approach Motorola has in a patent for a new Razr phone to make the phone more pocketable when not in use. Samsung and Xiaomi's approaches...
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