Samsung Patent Shows Smartphones with Wraparound Screen




/ 6 months ago
Samsung Patent Show Smartphones with Wraparound Screen

With Front and Back Single Piece Display

A new patent from Samsung shows an interesting new prototype for a smartphone. As uncovered by Dutch website Let’s Go Digital, this design uses a wraparound screen that covers part of the back and front.

Samsung Patent Show Smartphones with Wraparound Screen

It is a single piece which wraps around at the top. Furthermore, users can apparently get notification on the top side of the screen. Having a screen at the back also eliminates the need for a secondary front camera. So users can take selfies using the back camera directly. All while freeing up room inside the smartphone with less camera hardware.

Aside from selfies, this smartphone will apparently have live translation mode as well. Interfacing between the two users meeting in person, showing translations on each side of the screen. Additionally, there will also be stylus support. Although none of the images show if it is possible to store it anywhere on the phone.

Samsung Patent Show Smartphones with Wraparound Screen

When Will This Samsung Smartphone Hit the Market?

Surprisingly, this patent filing goes all the way back since October 2016. It was only granted a few days ago. It is filed in the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) described as an ‘electronic device having plurality of displays and method for controlling same’.

The technology is already here and Samsung most likely has several prototypes ready to demonstrate already. Following the folding phone debacle, it will not come as a surprise if we will see this in action within this year.



Topics: , , ,

Support eTeknix.com

By supporting eTeknix, you help us grow and continue to bring you the latest newsreviews, and competitions. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest technology news, reviews and more. Share your favourite articles, chat with the team and more. Also check out eTeknix YouTube, where you'll find our latest video reviews, event coverage and features in 4K!

Looking for more exciting features on the latest technology? Check out our What We Know So Far section or our Fun Reads for some interesting original features.

eTeknix Facebook eTeknix Twitter eTeknix Instagram eTeknix Instagram

Check out our Latest Video

  • Be Social With eTeknix

  • Latest Giveaways

  • Latest Video

  • Features

  • Poll

    Do you like RGB?

    View Results

  • Archives