Samsung has been working to consolidate the segment of foldable smartphones. The competition is finally emerging, but so far, the company is still the king of this segment across global markets. After all, the great majority of foldable smartphones are limited to the Chinese market. This may change in the future, but we expect the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 to keep the segment under the Korean firm’s belt. Although Samsung has been betting on the foldable segment, it does not mean that the company isn’t experimenting with other technologies. A few years ago, Oppo surprised the world by presenting the concept of a smartphone with a rollable display. This technology seemed to be much more convenient than foldable smartphones. A few months later, Samsung confirmed that it was also working on rollable and extendable products. A new device that looks like a “Samsung Roller Laptop” has just been spotted.
LG, another Korean firm, was on the verge of launching a rollable product. However, its smartphone business left the existence and the device never saw the light of day. Oppo, on the other hand, says it’s not done for mass manufacturing these products or said a few years ago. Now, the big question is whether the company will be the first to present a rollable product. Well, going back to Samsung, the company is preparing the terrain for rollable products. The latest evidence points out the existence of a laptop with a rollable display and rollable keyboard.
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Samsung Roller Laptop may come in the future
Samsung has been working on Flexible display phones, sliding display phones, slidable displays with S Pen support, and other applications. All these concepts were spotted on the World Intellectual Property Organization patent website. Now, we have just spotted a new Samsung laptop on the same platform. The new product gives us a glimpse at the upcoming laptop’s design from Samsung.
As per images and descriptions, the new and upcoming Samsung laptop will boast a roller design. This means that the laptop will fit inside a cylindrical roller. Judging by the patent images, to make use of the laptop, one will need to pull up to bring the laptop’s screen and access the keyboard. A user will also need to pull forward the keyboard. Once the screen and keyboard are pulled out, the user will be able to experience the full laptop experience.
We assume it’s easy to slide the screen and keyboard back to the roller. So, you can grab it and carry it even in small places. Apparently, Samsung is working to make more portable laptops in a near future. Therefore, we are curious to see if this design will also make way for the smartphone segment in a near future.