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Tech & Science Lenovo is making an all-screen foldable laptop

06:10  14 may  2019
06:10  14 may  2019 Source:   qz.com

Forget Foldable Phones, Lenovo's Prototype Bendy Screen Laptop is here

Forget Foldable Phones, Lenovo's Prototype Bendy Screen Laptop is here We’ve already seen the arrival of flexible phones like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X, and while the excitement around these gadgets may have been dulled somewhat by concerns about durability, that isn’t stopping Lenovo from taking bendy screen tech and applying it to something bigger. That’s where this thing comes in, and I say “thing” because Lenovo’s new flexible prototype isn’t exactly a laptop in the traditional sense. In fact, Lenovo doesn’t even call its prototype a laptop, and instead uses foldable as a sort of catch-all designation. On top of that, Lenovo hasn’t give its prototype an official name either.

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Lenovo is rumored to be making a foldable laptop too, and Microsoft keeps dropping hints, intentional or accidental, that a foldable Surface A few days ago, a report said that Lenovo had inked a deal with LG for flexible OLED screens . Samsung Display undoubtedly wants to be in a position where it’ll

Lenovo is making an all-screen foldable laptop© Provided by Atlantic Media, Inc. Lenovo X1 ThinkPad prototype folding screen laptop

The era of the foldable smartphone arrived with a thud earlier this year when Samsung’s first attempt at a smartphone with a folding screen, the Galaxy Fold, had to be pulled before it was even released. Questions about the product’s design and durability arose from the outset, and despite Samsung’s claims that its phones had been thoroughly tested, they broke when given to a handful of reviewers.

Lenovo would like you to put all that out of your mind as it ushers in the era of the first foldable laptop. Well, OK, all laptops fold, but this one is going to be all screen.

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Foldable technology is all the rage, so it’s not surprising that Lenovo is looking to get in on the act. Whatever the case, you can bet that the world of portable computing devices will undergo some serious transitions in terms of form-factor and flexibility in the near future, and seeing exactly where things will

The company announced the ThinkPad X1 foldable prototype laptop at its annual sales event today, aiming to show one direction it sees the future of computing heading. In a brief meeting to demonstrate a working prototype of the device earlier this month, Lenovo told Quartz that it sees the future X1 device replacing the average person’s daily computer, providing them a large-screen Windows device in a small package. It doesn’t have a price for the unreleased device yet, but its X1 line of products is generally reserved for its high-end computers.

Lenovo is making an all-screen foldable laptop© Provided by Atlantic Media, Inc. Lenovo X1 ThinkPad prototype folding screen laptop

Lenovo is still working out the kinks of the product—it’s still figuring out how a physical keyboard will fit into the computer, for example—and plans to take its time releasing it. Lenovo said it’s been working on the device for the last three years, and doesn’t plan to release it until 2020, presumably hoping to avoid a fate like the Fold.

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As Lenovo observes, larger- screened tablets or hybrids aren’t exactly convenient to carry around, so the idea is that Still, it seems like Lenovo is certainly serious about moving forward with some kind of flexible device, as earlier this month a patent for a foldable Windows 10 laptop was discovered, with

Devices with foldable displays will be the next big thing in mobile tech, with Samsung and Huawei racing to unveil the world’s first smartphone with a foldable screen . Other companies including Microsoft, Apple, Xiaomi, and others are also working on foldable handsets, reports have said

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Lenovo is making an all-screen foldable laptop

The prototype, however, didn’t feel like a massively unfinished device. The hinge allowed the screen told be sturdily tilted up to a variety of viewing angles when it was folded into the shape of a traditional laptop, and the device seemed to have no problem running Windows. The large 13.3-inch high-resolution display looked bright and sharp however it was curved.

While it’s still very much a work in progress, the new device hints at where device makers are looking toward the future—whether that’s a future anyone actually wants, however, is unclear.

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