We’ve seen rollable hardware concepts from the same company OPPO And TCL and LG even worked on a file Commercial foldable smartphone to stay stop doing Mobile devices in the past year. Now Lenovo is showing off a laptop with a display, while Motorola’s mobile division has a trade-in smartphone — and it looks like a more hands-on effort so far.
The phone starts at 4 inches in height, but with the push of a button, the OLED panel expands to a regular 6.5 inches. Another click returns the phone to its original size. It can be used in any size, and the screen scales to fit the content size, including the home screen, videos and more, as shown below.
Lenovo also showed off a foldable laptop that starts in a simple landscape view and then turns into a square shape, making it better for vertical documents or TikTok-style videos. Lenovo VP Design Brian Leonard explains in the video that this is part of Lenovo’s research into new form factors, starting with the ThinkPad 360P laptop/tablet. “It can be expanded to much larger screen real estate because content dynamically fits the screen, giving people an unprecedented approach to hypertasking for productivity, browsing and more,” he explained.
Motorola already makes a foldable device, the Razer, which unfortunately isn’t available in China, but there’s nothing quite like it. People seem to like these convertible concepts – for example, LG Rollable OLED TV It was a popular item at CES 2019. And in a way, the rollable screen is more elegant than the foldable screen, because there are no hinges or creases to worry about. While it’s still pretty open in the concept world at this point, we’d love to see Lenovo jump at the chance to commercialize it.
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