sharp foldable smartphone showcased in 3d rendrs

Foldable phones are clearly the next big thing with mobile tech. So far only Samsung and Huawei have showcased working devices, but we expect other manufacturers to join as well and Sharp appears to be one of them.

Back in 2017, the company filed a patent and it popped-up on WIPO’s (World Intellectual Property Office) database. The sketches below depict the device’s design and functionality.

To get a better grasp of the handset, the guys over at LetsGoDigital made a few 3D renders. They show a smartphone with a tall bezel-less display that folds vertically like a standard clamshell…