OnePlus Folding Smartphone: OnePlus Executive on Google’s Partnership with Folding Smartphone
OnePlus It seems that they are planning to launch the first foldable mobile phone this year. The company’s software leader, Gary Chen, hinted at the same at an ongoing media conference at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2022) The company is working on foldable phone software with Google. Executives didn’t reveal anything about the device, but his remarks suggest that the OnePlus foldable smartphone may appear in 2022. 13. “Chen said according to Android Central.
At a press conference, Chen also said OnePlus will work with Google to add new privacy and security features to the next OxygenOS 13 operating system based on Android 13. The new Android OS includes work started with the Android 12L version. The OS is expected to work better on devices with large screens, such as foldable smartphones. Android 13 is rumored to be available in the fall of 2022. Oppo, the parent company of OnePlus, also recently launched the first foldable smartphone Oppo Find N in China. The smartphone features a clamshell-style design, such as that found on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3.
If the previous report should be believed, the OnePlus foldable smartphone may come with a brand new design. According to the OnePlus patent application reported by LetsGo Digital, the company is working on a tri-fold smartphone. A patent document named Mobile Terminal shows a smartphone with three foldable display parts.
According to the patent application, the smartphone display is lined with a double hinge that allows the device to be folded in multiple ways. Currently, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Huawei are the leading candidates for foldable display technology, but this design patent by OnePlus is unlike any other patent on the market.
According to various reports, the patent document for the foldable smartphone was filed in China in 2020 and published in July 2021. This design is also included in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) database. WIPO has also given OnePlus a stamp of approval and protection for its patented technology.