Apple files for patent for foldable iPhone display

25 Novembre, 2017, 00:55 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Apple files for patent for foldable iPhone display

Apple seems to have its own plans for foldable phones.

The company announced earlier this year that the smartphone codenamed Galaxy X would be unveiled next year.

Image Credit: Apple Inc.

With a reported launch date still a few years out, a microLED display could be a reality for the foldable iPhone.

'Panel production could start from 2020, ' it claims. One surfaced a year ago covering a bendable smartphone using advanced carbon nanotube structures, which once again today is listed as one of the materials used as an anti-corrosion additive to prevent corrosion of any sensitive structures in the foldable display. LG Display has reportedly created a "task force" to develop the foldable organic light-emitting diode, or OLED screen, while LG Innotek has a team dedicated to the development of a "rigid flexible printed circuit board".

Apple naturally keeps tight-lipped about all of its products so we are not likely to hear anything official about the next iPhone SE until at least Spring 2018.

Barcelona seal top spot with draw at Juventus
He added: "We'll see tomorrow whether we've improved from last season". "It's a good point to help us progress from the group". However, Valverde revealed that his plan was to rest the player ahead of Sunday's top-of-the-table clash against Valencia.

Colin Kaepernick Attends The Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering
Colin Kaepernick continues to put his words and deeds into action in support of all those who face injustices. "We continue to fight", he said.

Malia Obama's Harvard boyfriend is former Rugby School head boy
That was the sentiment felt on Twitter Friday as a video of the former first daughter appearing to smoke circulated the Internet. With all the attention, people have noticed one amusing thing: Rory now follows Donald Trump on Twitter, but not Barack Obama.

The Cupertino company has filed a patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that details how the Galaxy X rival would work. Considering that this is a patent application, the timing of such a product to market is unknown at this time.

Beneath the chassis, Apple is likely to put either its A10 chip found in the iPhone 7, thereby using up any surplus slices of silicon and keeping the handset's price down. According to the patent document, the foldable iPhone could be "opened and closed like a book".

According to the patent filed on September 22, 2016, and published on November 23, 2017, Apple is making an electronic device with a flexible display that can be folded.

The device, or its patent, also mentions a MicroOLED screen, the next generation of screen technology.

At that size, the iPhone SE 2 will probably sport a 1920 x 1080 resolution Retina display, which KGI Securities analyst and all-round Apple guru Ming-chi Kuo predicts will be be of LCD-TFT construction rather than feature a more expensive OLED screen. A schematic accompanying the patent document shows that the folding iPhone would sport an all-screen design. The support layer may be formed from shape memory alloy or amorphous metal and may have openings to facilitate bending of the display along the bend axis.

Conseillé:

  • Billy Baldwin accuses Trump of hitting on his wife

    Billy Baldwin accuses Trump of hitting on his wife

    Since Trump announced his campaign, almost two dozen women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against him. His brother, Alec Baldwin , has, on several occasions, been criticized for his Saturday Night Live Trump impressions.
    After another dismal Cowboys loss, Jerry Jones is staying the course

    After another dismal Cowboys loss, Jerry Jones is staying the course

    If you think Bob Kraft came after you hard (during Deflategate), Bob Kraft is a p--y compared to what I'm going to do". I'm not equivocating about it. "And I mean it, no", Jones said.
    Man United's Carrick targets return for CSKA match after heart procedure

    Man United's Carrick targets return for CSKA match after heart procedure

    He said: " I had to build up training steadily whilst being monitored closely but I feel fine now ". The Old Trafford favourite is now focusing on making a full recovery.
  • Tsonga domine Steve Darcis et offre son premier point à la France

    Tsonga domine Steve Darcis et offre son premier point à la France

    Tous les produits de Jo-Wilfried Tsonga sont chez Tennis Warehouse, notre partenaire . Goffin avait donné l'avance à la Belgique en disposant de Pouille 7-5, 6-3 et 6-1.
    Kerala win women's U-19 cricket match in one ball

    Kerala win women's U-19 cricket match in one ball

    Her 1, from 18 balls, seems nearly Bradmanesque since the other run came off a wide. "It was a great win". Check out the scoreboard below! Opener Menka (who took the first strike) scored half the total.
    North Koreans found on boat in northern Japan

    North Koreans found on boat in northern Japan

    Japanese media reported on Friday that Akita prefectural police had discovered the men around 11.30 p.m. They said that their ship had problems, as a result of which they were carried to the shores of Japan.
  • Is there Intrinsic Value in Ridley Corporation Limited (ASX:RIC)?

    The score ranges from zero to six where a 0 would indicate no evidence of book cooking, and a 6 would indicate a high likelihood. The VC1 is calculated using the price to book value, price to sales, EBITDA to EV, price to cash flow, and price to earnings.
    Mourinho hopes Fellaini will stay

    Mourinho hopes Fellaini will stay

    While offers for the 30-year-old have been coming in for quite a while now, in the last month or so it has had major developments. There is no more injury in the frame but fatigue, maybe a player that played his first match maybe he feels it a little bit".
    Darwin's finches evolve before scientists' eyes

    Darwin's finches evolve before scientists' eyes

    In the past, it was thought that two different species must be unable to produce fertile offspring in order to be defined as such. Around 36 years ago, a unusual bird arrived on one of the Galapagos islands.
  • Netanyahu condemns Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely's remarks disparaging American Jews

    Netanyahu condemns Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely's remarks disparaging American Jews

    She added that one of her goals is to "bring American Jews closer to Israel..." In the interview, she also mentioned that U.S. A lot of them are having quite convenient lives.

    Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) Eye-Catching Institutional Ownership of 93.80%

    In related news, insider Daniel Bruni acquired 15,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. William Blair reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market in a research report on Friday, August 25th.
    Messi wins fourth Golden Shoe

    Messi wins fourth Golden Shoe

    Last year's victor , Luis Suarez was fifth this time around with 29, one fewer than Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski. The Golden Shoe is awarded by European Sports Media, an association of European sports newspaper and magazines.


Populaire

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.07/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 8.1 Percent. Fiduciary Management Inc bought 1.81 million shares as the company's stock declined 3.78% while stock markets rallied.

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Position Increased by Prudential Financial Inc
After $0.82 actual EPS reported by QUALCOMM, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.10% negative EPS growth. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased Semgroup Corp (NYSE:SEMG) stake by 28,791 shares to 39,461 valued at $1.07M in 2017Q2.

Macy's Having Problems With Credit-Card Transactions
Apparently, Macy's wasn't the only store experiencing issues around Black Friday. The Cincinnati-based retailer's issue seems to have started around 9 a.m.

Messi warns Barcelona against signing Ozil
However, Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi may have put a stop to the transfer. Alexis Sanchez is also likely to leave the club at the end of this season.

Kamran Akmal's 150 leads Lahore Whites to big win
Akmal recorded the highest individual score, besides also hitting most sixes in an innings, in Pakistan domestic T20 cricket. The pair become only the third opening pair to record a double century partnership for the opening wicket.

TCU beats Baylor, to face Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship game
Multiple players from Baylor and TCU exchanged shoves following the play and both teams spilled on to the field. Hill's 29-yard pass to White kicked off the drive and his 16-yard pass to Slanina set up the touchdown.

Cheers as cricket fan proposed to girlfriend
A loved-up cricket fan has proposed to his partner while sitting poolside at the Gabba in Brisbane. The swimsuit-clad duo could be seen celebrating at the pool deck after the lunch break.

Tiger Woods plays golf with Donald Trump
Trump has visited his golf clubs more than 70 times since taking office - but has largely avoided any mention of the trips. PolitiFact .com compared the amount of times Obama and Trump had golfed at this point in their respective presidencies.

YouTube ups crack down efforts on child-exploiting videos
It also moved to add warnings to extremist videos and prevented comments on them as a way to make the videos harder to find . Videos with popular characters "but containing mature themes or adult humor " will be restricted to adults, she said.

Pakistan Releases Mastermind of 2008 Mumbai Attack
In an interview with the BBC , Saeed said the court's decision was proof of his innocence with regard to the Mumbai attacks. Pakistan has released a militant wanted by US authorities from house arrest, after a court ordered an end to his detention.