Apple has patented a flexible iPhone, which can bend and twist




Patent and Trademark United States issued Apple a patent for a flexible electronic device. The gadget uses the built-in sensors to control the user interface and multimedia content by bending and twisting.

Flexible concept smartphone iPhone Flex

According to the description of the application, a smartphone with a screen similar to the result of many years of work the researchers Apple, who worked towards the creation of flexible electronics. As a result, users will be able to bend and twist the iPhone, completely without risking damage them.

Pat are some principles and features of the functioning of such devices: “Turn phone case forward if you want to view a video that is stored in the device memory. Scrolling speed can be controlled by twisting. If you skipped the desired track, enough to make a reverse movement until such time as the information you need will come to the fore. ”

It should be noted that the technology of manufacture of flexible rubber body requires smartphones, a flexible display, and a completely new type of batteries, PCB and other internal components which can withstand without breaking the mechanical stresses arising during deformation.


Ideas implemented in the patent indicates that the engineers in Cupertino are secretly developing fundamentally new technologies that will allow Apple to maintain its leading position in the mobile market.

For information on when the market may appear iPhone, made by a new “flexible” technology, the company did not mention.

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