Steeper than Galaxy Fold: Samsung showed a smartphone with a "stretch display" at CES 2020

Samsung is already working on the second version of the Galaxy Fold, which may come in the clamshell form factor. Yet it

not the only "flexible smartphone" that the Korean company is preparing.

What is known

According to ETNews (via Phone Area), Samsungbrought to CES 2020 the concept of a smartphone with a twisting screen. The company arranged a show only for the elite, so there were no official photos of the device on the network. According to the source, there is a button on the smartphone, which, when pressed, extends part of the display, turning, for example, a 6-inch smartphone into an 8-inch one.

Sounds complicated and weird, but at the end of 2019years on the network there was a patent for a gadget with a similar screen. The document says that the smartphone uses a flexible display that curls inward. Samsung showed a similar screen at SID 2016, so they have been working on technology for several years.

Visualize Samsung's secret smartphonedecided the publication of LetsGoDigital, which made several renderings based on the patent. In one version, the display becomes longer, and in the second - wider, copying the Galaxy Fold form factor in the unfolded state.

Journalists of the publication note that smartphones withcurling displays will not appear soon. It will take the company at least three years to turn the concept into a commercial design. So for now, it remains only the Galaxy Fold 2 and the like to wait.


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