May 29, 2019
apple granted patent for foldable device heres what it could look like
Apple has filed a patent application for a foldable device, which folds inwards much like the Samsung Galaxy Fold.
In Apple’s patent the device has a display layer and a protective cover layer on top that are designed to fold or bend along a specific bendable region (like the hinge on the Fold).
The protective layer (which will be on top of the display layer) will reportedly be made of a ceramic material like glass, sapphire or zirconia.
The figure below shows a folding device with the display on the inside, folding in on itself (figures 1A and 1B). It’s unclear what we see in figure…