Apple has not yet officially released the iPhone in July and already hear occasionally of the next generation will happen to this smartphone. Without going any further, on Monday a report saying that Apple will be using silver nanowires, a technology that is being prepared by TPK, provider company behind 3D Touch was published.
Thanks to the silver nanowires, the iPhone screen could be flexible enough to survive a fall. And although they do not speak of a particular model, rumors say that if it is true that the first model would have the flexible display of nanowires would be the iPhone launched in 2017.
But it does not stop there, because Samsung has also secured a patent for a smartphone very different from what we're used to seeing, and that is a foldable smartphone. As you can see, the two great rivals in the smartphone market companies have been stepping up to give a 180 degree turn and surprise users.
This would be patented folding Samsung smartphone
The South Korean company filed the patent in November 2015 and has now been granted by the USPTO. In it a foldable smartphone, that would probably be a new high-end model Galaxy described.
In the schemes provided by the telephone patent folded up revealing a cargo port that would be used when folded is shown. Unfortunately, the screen could not see while charging the battery, because the smartphone would have to be closed.
Furthermore, it can be seen that this folding smartphone Samsung have a slight curvature as the LG G Flex top - down, unlike the Galaxy Round curving vertically. Finally, from PhoneArena they emphasized that for now is just a patent, so it could reach the market in the future or become a saved idea into a drawer.
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