LG applies for "UltraWide Mobile+" trademark

LG logoJudging by its latest patent application, LG might be onto something rather interesting. We know the company is gearing up to launch its Android 7.0-powered hero phone for the second-half-of-2016, the LG V20. In the meantime, LG is busy working on other technologies – and what could that be? How does a 21:9 ratio mobile display sound?

According to LG's patent application, this is going be its future secret (now not-so-secret) weapon for high-end smartphones. Larger than 16:9, a 21:9 aspect ratio offers extended width – hence the "UltraWide" trademark. It's the same aspect ratio used for cinema screens. Therefore, we expect this display to be fairly wider and longer than your typical 16:9 screen. It will be interesting to see how smartphone makers will experiment with form factors in order to accomodate it.

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Not one to eschew experiments, LG has fiddled with screen ratios previously. Its peculiar LG VU series of handsets slash pocket tablets were notable with their 4:3 displays and unusually wide, love-them-or-hate-them bodies. Let's see what will come out of this!

Source: phoneArena

Tags: LG, smartphones, technologies

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