Samsung’s Galaxy Fold made waves when it was first showcased during MWC 2019, but that’s not the only foldable phone that Samsung has in the works. The patent you’re seeing, courtesy of LetsGoDigital, shows sketches of another foldable phone that one display that flexes outwards into the larger format with a locking mechanism clearly shown on the back that presumably prevents the phone from folding back on itself. Other details about the phone such as cameras, ports, or internals have not been mentioned. It is even unsure if this design want ever see the light of day.
Samsung Files Patents Foldable Phones That Flex Outward
With locking mechanism on the back