Samsung’s next foldable phone could slide like the LG Rollable Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

You’ve seen them fold in half to create little ‘clamshells’; you’ve seen them unfold to create mini-tablets, and soon you’ll see foldable phones extend their body and unfurl their displays to create bigger screens. A patent for such a Samsung sliding phone has been unearthed, showing what the company’s take on the concept could look like.

As found by LetsGoDigital, this patent was filed by the company in March 2020 and published January 2021. It shows the phone from all angles, and also provides a closer look at the internal mechanisms that would create such a sliding effect.