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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

LG patents a transparent foldable phone

LG has been granted US patent 10,254,863, as noted by Let’s Go Digital, which sets out one potential vision for foldable phones — and it involves a mostly transparent display. Filed in 2015, this patent is just a hint at how long tech companies have been mulling foldables, as well as how weird and outlandish their concepts have been. The idea with this one is that you’d have one half of the device with an adjustable transparency, with the other half having some transparent portion and an opaque section to accommodate its battery. As usual with patents, the why of such a gadget is not explained, only the how.

Earlier this year, LG went on the record with its belief that it’s too soon to launch a foldable a phone, and the company instead...

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The Verge - Tech Posts

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