Huawei Mate XSamsung and Huawei made waves in February when they launched the Galaxy Fold and Mate X, and it looks like Google’s thinking about getting in on the foldable action too.
Patently Mobile has just discovered a patent application that was submitted by the search giant last year, which shows what appears to be a Motorola Razr 2019-like folding mobile device.
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“Modern computing devices often attempt to achieve a balance between portability and functionality,” the filing reads.
“A tension can exist between having a display that provides for a rich display of information on a single surface, which suggests a relatively large form factor of the device to accommodate a relatively large display, and a device that is small enough to be easily carried and accessed by a user, which suggests a relatively small form factor of the device.
“A potential solution to address this dilemma is to use a foldable flexible display in the computing device, so that in the display’s folded configuration, the computing device has a relatively small form factor, and in the display’s unfolded configuration, the computing device can have a relatively large display.”
ZTE Nubia Z20 specs leak reveals a fresh OnePlus 7 Pro rival with two screens
Wednesday July 31, 2019
ZTE Axon 9A specs sheet for the ZTE Nubia Z20 has appeared online, suggesting it’ll be yet another rival to the OnePlus 7 Pro. The specs sheet appeared on Chinese site TENAA on Tuesday and lend credence to a wealth of previous leaks about the phone. The sheet indicates the phone, which is believed to … "ZTE Nubia Z20 specs leak reveals a fresh OnePlus 7 Pro rival with two screens"
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It goes on to explain how Google might go about creating a folding display that’s both thin and durable.
This isn’t confirmation that Google is actually working on its own folding phone − companies submit patent applications they have no intention of acting on all the time − but it does indicate that the company has at least considered it as a possibility.
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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is yet to hit the market, but it’s already been the subject of widespread ridicule. However, the South Korean firm is reportedly determined to take an early lead in the fledgling folding phone segment, and apparently has two more folding handsets on the way.
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Wolfenstein: Youngblood Is A Chaotic But Compromised Co-Op Shooter
Wednesday July 31, 2019
Bethesda Words: Mike Diver You’re a teenager. Your dad’s out of town. What do you do? For most of us in such a situation, it means party time: work out some way to get mum out of the house, assuming mum’s still around; get some mates over with whatever booze they can nick off their … "Wolfenstein: Youngblood Is A Chaotic But Compromised Co-Op Shooter"
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