Apple was looking at flexible smartphones 7 years ago. But I still haven't released one

On December 22, 2013, Apple patented a flexible display in a mobile device. Application was registered

European Patent Office. It showed screens curved to fit the shape of the device.

The basic idea is to usesapphire crystal and other modern technologies to create displays that almost completely wrap the gadget. The application also says that flat panel displays severely limit the use of devices.