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LG may be working on a foldable phone to compete with the Samsung Galaxy X

July 5, 2018


LG is joining the ranks of phone manufacturers working on foldable screen technology for a future device.

Samsung, Huawei and Motorola are all rumored to be working on foldable screen tech for phones, and a new patent suggests LG is hard at work on a new phone form factor as well.

Filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office in 2017 – and spotted by LetsGoDigital – the patent shows a device that uses a four-link hinge to be able to bend horizontally halfway down the length of the phone. It’ll fold up quite like a book.

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