LG has filed a few patents for future smartphones with nigh-on 100 per cent screens and no bezel in any respect. The one aspect of the font of the designs that is not a part of the show is a small cutout for the digital camera.
Filed with the Korean Mental Property Workplace in its homeland, the patents present two totally different designs. The primary is a strong, iPhone 5-style telephone with rounded corners and a totally bezel-less show,
The second has an analogous full display show however is curved barely on the right-hand aspect, to offer one tapered edge.
In each instances, a versatile show is used - OLED presumably contemplating that is one among LG's primary strengths.
The design patents have been discovered by LetsGoDigital and revealed on 24 October and a couple of November this yr, so might have been submitted months or perhaps a yr or so in the past. The location of the front-facing digital camera is the one seen distinction proven in every of the designs. Every has it left, centre and proper respectively.
In fact, patents don't all the time make it to full shopper product, however these no less than present that LG is eager on creating the present Holy Grail of smartphone design - the 100 per cent display. We simply do not know when or if we'd see the fruits of its labour.
We'll, nevertheless, see its first foldable phone during CES 2019 in January, it's stated.