Samsung patents show the flexible Galaxy X screen will be pressure sensitive

January 4th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Mobile phone design has gotten stale recently, but they don’t have to be – patents show a couple of different approaches to replacing the slab phone. One is the Galaxy X, of course, the much-rumored flexible phone.

One advantage of its flexible material is that it bends when you press down on it – this allows the screen to measure the force of your press. This is similar to the resistive touchscreens of old.

But what if we don’t need phones at all? Another patent shows a “kitchen sink” smartwatch that includes basically everything – fingerprint reader, camera, proximity sensor and…

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