OPPO has been trying to offer different form factors for its device has recently unveiled a couple of concepts with unique smartphone designs. In line with that, the Chinese company has now applied for a detachable device patent.
A new patent from OPPO with publication number CN112470452A titled “Mobile Terminals and Hosts” has surfaced online. The device indicated in this patent is a detachable device, similar to the Microsoft Surface Book.
The abstract for the patent shows that the device includes the main body has a groove that supports connecting the display with the main body. The lower part is the base of the device while the upper part is the attachable display unit.
OPPO had applied for the parent of a foldable smartphone last year and now it seems that the company has begun working on different types of devices to get attention, including foldable screens and detachable displays.
A few months ago, the company had unveiled a new concept phone which was developed in collaboration with Japanese design studio Nendo — Slide-Phone with a triple-fold design. The display size ranges from 1.5-inch to 7-inch, depending on the folds.
There’s a possibility that the first foldable smartphone getting released from the brand could be a rollable display device, which the company showcased as OPPO X 2021.
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