LG teased its Rollable phone yesterday on the Shopper Electronics Present, and now the corporate is confirming it’s an actual product that can be obtainable in 2021. The LG Rollable has what the corporate calls a “distinctive resizable display” that extends from a telephone right into a small pill show. The display slides in and misplaced to supply a much bigger display space.
“Our administration wished to point out that it’s a actual product, as there have been many rumors across the rollable telephone,” says an LG spokesperson in a statement to Nikkei. “As it’s launched at CES 2021, I can inform that will probably be launched this 12 months.”
Nikkei additionally experiences that LG is working with China’s BOE Know-how Group on the rollable display expertise. LG has not but confirmed what show tech the Rollable is utilizing, or any particulars on the completely different show sizes.
LG first began engaged on the Rollable as a part of the corporate’s “Explorer Challenge” experiments. The corporate has used this challenge to beforehand launch its LG Wing smartphone, with a rotating design and two OLED shows.
Now that LG has branded its new LG Rollable telephone and confirmed it’s coming to market this 12 months, we’ll probably see a race amongst telephone producers to roll this rollable display expertise out. TCL also demonstrated future telephone ideas again in March, and Oppo teased an idea system with an expandable OLED show late final 12 months.