OnePlus Looks like it’s planning to launch the first foldable phone this year. Gary Chen, the company’s software lead at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC 2022) That the company is working with Google as well as foldable phone software. Although the executive did not reveal anything about the device, his comments suggest that we will see a foldable smartphone from OnePlus in 2022. “OnePlus is working with Google on the flagship device, which includes foldable phones and new features that could be introduced in OxygenOS. 13. “Chen says according to Android Central.
At the press conference, Chen added that OnePlus is working with Google to add new privacy and security features to the upcoming OxygenOS 13 operating system, which is based on Android 13. Since the new Android OS will include work starting in the Android 12L version. , It is expected that the OS will work better on devices with large screens, including foldable smartphones. Android 13 is rumored to be launched in the autumn of 2022 Oppo, the parent company of OnePlus, recently launched its first foldable smartphone in China, the Oppo Find N. The smartphone has a clamshell style design similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3.
If the previous reports are believed, then OnePlus foldable smartphone Can come up with a completely new design. According to a OnePlus patent application reported by LetsGoDigital, the company is working on a three-fold smartphone. The patent document called Mobile Terminal shows a smartphone with three foldable display parts.
According to the patent application, the smartphone’s displays will be backed by a double hinge that will allow the device to be folded in multiple ways. So far, Samsung, Xiaomi and Huawei have been at the forefront of foldable display technology, but this OnePlus design is unlike any other patented market.
According to various reports, the patent document of the foldable smartphone was filed in China in 2020 and was published in July 2021. The design is also included in the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) database. WIPO has also given OnePlus approval and protection stamps for patented technology.