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Xiaomi patent hints at rollable smartphone which extends from two sides of the screen

June 30, 2021


According to a new USPTO listing, Xiaomi is planning on taking a different approach in the aim to produce a rollable smartphone.

In the patent pictures, we see the display of the device rolls out from both its left and right side. This extends the screen so it can become bigger, ditching the need for a foldable panel in order to have a smartphone-sized footprint with the functionality of a tablet.

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