Foldable phones are definitely going to be the new premium segment that’s going to be evolving in the smartphone market.
Three manufacturers have already thrown their hat in the ring — Samsung, Huawei, and previously-unheard-of Royole — but more are sure to join in the fray.
LG, being among the biggest tech companies in the world, is most probably working on its own foldable concept. And, recently, a patent emerged, which was borne from LG’s brainstorming sessions.
The document reveals a phone that folds not once but twice, effectively making it a triple-layered screen. What’s interesting is that the illustrations show that you can slot a pencil in a gap, which forms when the device is folded.
In other words, LG might be trying to figure out how to launch a foldable phone with a usable stylus. This would be a great deal for stylus lovers, especially since many were disappointed that the Samsung Galaxy Fold Foldable Phone does not support an S Pen.
Still, making a proper foldable digitizer, which ensures good accuracy and impeccable palm rejection is probably a challenge of its own. More