Part of the content of the patent application filed by Samsung with WIPO
Follow GSMArena, titled “Electronic device that can be operated with folding and sliding”, the patent describes how a user can grasp and pull one end of the screen and the body underneath it acts like a hand. hold. Users can pull the screen out more and roll it back inside the body of the device.
But perhaps the more interesting and complex part of the design is how the display can be folded. It looks like the part of the panel facing the rolling mechanism has been segmented with a hinge underneath. The hinge has the ability to slide along with the rest of the display assembly as the user rolls it in or out of the body, for a total of 4 rollers, which allows that portion of the screen to be lifted up and away. body of the phone.
It’s likely that the hinge in Samsung’s design is based on torsional force and allows for freedom when adjusting the angle. The design doesn’t seem to include the ability to completely close the screen, though. What the user gets is placing the corner of the screen further in or out depending on how well the user has scrolled another part of the screen.