Items tagged with rollable display

TCL is a company that we usually associate with value-priced Roku TVs, but the company also has recently branched out into the mobile sector with smartphones. Now, the company is flexing its engineering prowess with a rather intriguing concept for a tablet than can be used on-the-go. During its CES 2021 virtual keynote, TCL introduced what it bills as "the world's first 17-inch printed OLED scrolling display." When in the closed position, the device takes on the form of a scroll; something that we typically associate with historical documents from centuries ago. However, the user can then pull the device apart, extending it out until the display measures 17 inches across. From what we can... Read more...
LG has been teasing its CES 2021 announcements for the past month, but at the end of todays' keynote, it reserved a spot for an upcoming product that've talked about in the past. We're of course talking about LG's smartphone with a rollable display, which was first teased at the tail end of its LG Wing unveil. While the previous teaser only gave us a glimpse at the smartphone's silhouette from the side, we get a clear look at the device from the front. In the short clip below, the smartphone is being held in a landscape orientation and actually looks like a small tablet. However, we the see the display slowly shrink down -- under its own power -- until the display dimensions... Read more...
Many people have a love-hate relationship with their television. These people want a television in their home, but dislike how much space it can often take up. LG may have a solution for these kinds of consumers if have nearly $90,000 to spare. The LG Signature OLED R, the first “rollable” television, is now available for sale for $87,000 USD. The LG Signature OLED R features a 65-inch flexible OLED display that “leverages self-lighting pixel technology and individual dimming control.” The device includes a few different settings -- Full View, Line View and Zero View. Full View is when the screen is fully “rolled up” and visible. Line View allows a small portion... Read more...
LG is a company that likes to plot its own course when it comes to smartphone design, and while everyone else is ziggingwith folding or dual displays, LG is zagging with its rotating dual-screen Wing smartphone. But that’s not all that LG is working on as part of its Explorer Project initiative. At its event announcing the Wing yesterday, those that stuck around until the tail end of the presentation were greeted what looks to be the next entry into the Explorer Project family. It’s just a brief clip, but it shows a smartphone laying on its back from the side, and you can see the lower portion of the display extending out, give your more real estate to work with.... Read more...
Samsung hoped to set the tech community ablaze with its Galaxy Fold smartphone, which as its names implies features a folding display. However, early problems with the protective display film and the hinge mechanism have postponed the launch indefinitely.  A newly uncovered patent shows that Samsung is working on a wild rollable smartphone display that achieves the same goal as the Galaxy Fold: providing users with a large display screen that can convert into a more pocketable form-factor when not in use. The patent was published on June 11thwith the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It shows a design that looks much like any other modern smartphone in its standard... Read more...
Samsung has been doing a lot with display panels in recent years thanks in part to its innovative OLED technology, but the company doesn't appear to be resting on its current achievements alone. A new patent filed on Christmas Day has revealed Samsung's plan to develop what it is calling a rollable display. Looking at the images included with the patent, which was first uncovered by LetsGoDigital, Samsung's rollable display at first glance looks more like a patent for some sort of flash drive, but it is actually an image of the rollable display in its most compact state. The left and right sides of this device can be pulled, opening the device up to more closely resemble a conventional... Read more...