Apple envisions future iPhone with wrap-around display

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Apple envisions future iPhone with wrap-around display

The iPhone of the future?

(Credit: Apple /USPTO)

Your iPhone of the future may come with a clear glass body and a display that wraps all the way around.

Published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent application known simply as “Electronic device with wrap around display,” highlights a phone or other electronic device that dispenses with the current flat design in favor of something much more flexible.

The display itself would unwind, or unroll, around the device to reveal a wider array of items. As a result, more space would be available to display icons, photos, videos, and other content.

Users would interact with the device using touch gestures rather than physical buttons. For example, swiping along one of the sides could lock and unlock the device as an alternative to using the current hold button. That innovation would’ve pleased the late Steve Jobs who always envisioned an iPhone without any physical buttons.

The body itself could be made of glass, which would offer transparency and be strong enough to support the entire device.

The patent filing points out on… [Read more]

Apple envisions future iPhone with wrap-around display

Apple envisions future iPhone with wrap-around display

Apple envisions future iPhone with wrap-around display

Apple envisions future iPhone with wrap-around display

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