ZTE Folding Smartphone Patent Reveals

In the last few weeks we have seen many folding devices from various smart phone manufacturers, and now ZTE is preparing to introduce folding devices. The company has applied for a patent that can be folded vertically, such as an old Flip phone. The device can be folded into the inside and the upper half of the device is a flexible screen shorter than the other screen.

From the patent filled on 5th of March 2019, we can see that the device will be featuring two physical buttons on the right side most probable for power and volume controls and there is also a SIM tray to insert a SIM card. On the rear, we can see a dual camera set up along with a LED flash under it that is placed on the center. There is no cut out for a selfie camera in the patent and it should be interesting to see what would ZTE plan for it.

The flexible screen looks to be shorter than the other half which is placed in the bottom and the speaker grills of the device can be seen on either side of the USB Type-C charging port. There is a hinge that can be seen which lets the device to get folded and it is not all one display according to the patent but we should know about it when the handset becomes official.


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