No, this is not only a idea that might be shelved and would by no means see the daylight. As per CNET, LG is planning to launch a smartphone with a rollable display screen later this yr after showcasing the idea on the ongoing CES 2021. In the teaser, it seems to be like a common smartphone whose display screen simply extends into one thing related to a pill. The display screen expands vertically when the consumer holds the smartphone in panorama mode.
Apart from the rollable OLED display screen, no different specs of the phone have been made public but together with the processor, digicam tech. In the teaser, the entrance digicam will not be seen as effectively. In order to incorporate the rollable display screen mechanism, there are slim bezels on the highest and backside of the phone.
However, LG will not be the one smartphone firm anticipated to launch a smartphone with rollable display screen know-how. In November 2020, Samsung’s vice-chairman Lee Jae-Yong was noticed holding an unidentified phone that appeared to have a rollable display screen. According to rumours, the six-inch phone might be in a position to remodel into an 8-inch pill with the assistance of a versatile panel made from plastic.
On the opposite hand, Oppo went on to announce Oppo X 2021 in November 2020 as a a part of INNO Day 2020. It has a rollable display that may vary between 6.7-inches to 7.four inches in width. Oppo introduced that it will likely be launching the smartphone in 2021 however didn’t specify the date or the month.
LG has been innovating with phone shows for a whereas now and managed to launch LG Wing final yr at a value which gained’t break the financial institution of the consumers like many foldable telephones. It might be attention-grabbing to see which firm manages to launch the primary smartphone with rollable display know-how this yr. The new class of the smartphone will break the monotony of normal smartphones and provides customers extra actual property to work of their palms.