The South Korean OEM has gained a fresh design patent outlining a foldable handset several days ago, with its application getting endorsed by the World Intellectual Property Organization on Thursday. The patent with key drawings exhibits a gadget that boasts a mechanized joint on its rear which is systematically a new adopt to the idea of a flip handset which offers a single display efficient at bending inward, however without the potential to contain the two halves of the screen properly flush with one another. For this reason, the model resembles numerous designs Samsung formerly shared with different IP agencies worldwide, still, the handset with its particulars doesn’t seem to include a display that’s a lot more stretched than what the company is providing now. Rather than applying a 21:9 ratio screen, the new patented device happens to be designed with a display which is way more identical to the 18.5:9 Infinity screen as observed on the company’s present available phones.
Samsung is often attempting to commercialize a foldable handset for about half a decade now, still, based on earlier reports, the company continues to frequently walk into stability and augmentation yield problems. Their initial foldable handset is expected to be introduced within a new “Galaxy X” series any time this year, with the firm lately verifying that they are seeking such type of a task and plans to commercialize it no later than 2019. Whereas that time period possibly results in being pushed back since it was the scenario in earlier years. Samsung’s foldable handset is predicted to be launched as their 3rd Android flagship substitute which is going to be offered and marketed concurrently with the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S lineups , however earlier reports indicated the second can also be rebranded as the “Galaxy X” line-up commencing upcoming year with the successors to the Galaxy S9 as well as Galaxy S9 Plus. Other popular brands like Huawei, OPPO, Sony, LG etc. are also assumed to be developing their own foldable handsets and even ZTE has released a two-screen device with this foldable concept in 2017 named Axon M.