What's Microsoft smartphone third screen?
Not just once or twice in the network, there were reports of a possible return of the software giant Microsoft in the smartphone market, which is currently dominated by Android and iOS operating systems. Of course, if Microsoft once again will begin offering consumers their smart phones, they will be different from all of the range, which is now represented by other vendors. Why Microsoft's smartphone coming third screen? How is it different from the third display Galaxy X?
Since December last year on the web, there were reports of a number of patents to Microsoft, associated with Project Andromeda, pointing to leading companies working on foldable phone that could turn into a tablet, and again become more compact devices. Some users believe that this is a long-awaited Surface Phone, of which there are many rumors. New Microsoft patent application, considered by Alan Friedman (Alan Friedman) on phonearena.com resource page with links to a message windowslatest.com, shows that the new company may be devayse three screens, including a small display.
Thumbnails to pending patent application show that each side devaysa is located on a large display. In the middle, where there is a fold device, the screen is narrow. It can be used for virtual items devaysom control, time display, messages, notifications, and information about calls. According to the patent application, the information that will be displayed on the third screen will depend on the folding state. In other words, it will depend on whether the device is used completely as a tablet, working in the "tent mode" is open, i.e. partially open or folded.
For a long time the web periodically appears the information about what different companies are working on foldable device. It is expected that in February 2019 the smart phone market leader, the Samsung company, will show its flexible phone Galaxy X. It is assumed that it will also find a use three displays. But there will be a marked contrast to the devaysa Microsoft - in two Galaxy X 3, the OLED 5-inch screen, will be located inside the mobile device and another similar screen will be outside. It can be used to control a device, when it operates in the "smart phone" mode.
It should be noted that the patent application was filed more November 9, 2016. However, usually it takes more than one year before the new technology will debut in the real product, if such a debut ever held.
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