Samsung has simply obtained a patent for a completely clear smartphone. The producer may sooner or later market an modern smartphone that has no opacity, beginning with the display screen.
In January 2020, Samsung has filed a patent with the USPTO, the US Patent and Trademark Workplace. On August 27, 2020, the physique accepted the applying and printed a doc that describes an OLED show that’s characterised by excessive brightness and super-fast response time. Principally, it’s totally clear and presents visibility to the again of the smartphone.
A inflexible, foldable or rollable display screen
Based on the outline of the patent, it may be a inflexible or versatile display screen, able to folding or being rolled up. The diagrams accompanying the technical particulars present a smartphone with skinny borders which due to this fact has a panel with zero opacity. As usually, the patent was noticed by the Let’s Go Digital website, which presents us a number of photorealistic renderings made in partnership with designer Giuseppe Spinelli.
This is not the primary time we have heard of a clear smartphone. In 2018, Sony had already imagined the same smartphone with a double-sided display screen. The distinction with the Samsung patent is that the gadget described right here has no border. This particularity leaves questions unanswered.
The place will the totally different parts of the smartphone be housed? After all, important progress has been made in recent times. The primary smartphones with a selfie sensor underneath the display screen are simply making their debut. A Japanese firm by the title of NTT additionally introduced a prototype battery that was utterly clear like glass final yr.
The concept of Samsung nonetheless appears very futuristic on the present stage, until the producer makes clear solely a part of the display screen, a chance which can be uncovered within the patent. The know-how described is also used for televisions and PC assemblers. As a reminder, Xiaomi launched its first totally clear TV just a few days in the past. However right here once more, the processing items will not be within the void since they’re housed within the base of the TV.
Lastly, Samsung will not be in its beginnings with this sort of display screen. 5 years in the past, the producer introduced a completely clear OLED display screen prototype with mirror impact. This know-how has since advanced and is utilized by the corporate within the promoting media market.
Supply: Let’s Go Digital