The firm first teased it was engaged on a smartphone with an expandable display screen on the LG Wing launch occasion final yr. This machine didn’t have a reputation again then. But, the rumors pointed to the LG Rollable moniker and the identical has now been confirmed. So, what precisely is this way issue?
As you’ll be able to see within the GIF under, LG Rollable is a singular smartphone with a resizable display screen on the helm. It will look like a typical glass smartphone at first look however a contact of a button will increase the display screen horizontally. It will remodel the smartphone right into a pill.
This is just like the Oppo X 2021 idea telephone that the Chinese large confirmed off at INNO Day final yr. The foldable display screen is wrapped up into the sting and it extends to offer customers an even bigger tablet-like expertise. LG didn’t discuss concerning the mechanism that makes the display screen furl and unfurl.
“The LG Rollable smartphone made an appearance at CES, briefly demonstrating its unique resizable screen. As the second device under the brand’s Explorer Project, this rollable device is an exploratory look at what the future of smartphones may bring,” mentioned the corporate in its official press note.
We will be taught extra concerning the LG Rollable at an official launch within the coming months. It will be a part of the likes of Oppo and TCL, who’ve additionally proven related prototypes previously and at this yr’s CES respectively.