Resource Patent Bolt published a Microsoft patent application with the flexible sliding display described in it, which can be part of a futuristic mobile device. When folded, the device resembles a smartphone in shape, when unfolded – a tablet.
According to the description, the device can be used as a mobile phone, navigator, television receiver and similar media devices. Microsoft emphasizes that the technology involves the use of OLED displays, therefore, to display the image does not require additional nodes to illuminate the screen.
As Patent Bolt recalls , Samsung patents similar technology – information about a similar application appeared in the spring of 2012.