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Motorola granted patent for foldable smartphone with heating hinge

7 monthes ago   |   By GSMArena

Motorola has been granted a patent for a foldable smartphone with a thermal element in the hinge. The element heats up the place where the screen has been deformed from being folded and straightens it.
Using this design Motorola could make a flexible OLED smartphone that flexes both inward and outward and it could even have more than one hinge .
Image courtesy of LetsGoDigital
Motorola filed the patent application way back in 2016. The technology is very clever. There's a temperature sensor that works even when the phone is off and when it's folded. If the...
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New Motorola patent takes the fold out of folding smartphone screens

New Motorola patent takes the fold out of folding smartphone screens

7 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

As we have been saying for a few months now, it appears we are heading to an inevitable future of futuristic folding smartphones, with the best designs having actually flexible plastic screens, as can be seen in the Lenovo prototype above. The screens do face an issue which can be easily anticipated, however - repeatedly...
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