Microsoft patent reveals possible triple Surface phone

Microsoft patent reveals possible triple Surface phone

There aren’t any further spec details from Microsoft nor details about the hinge mechanism and how it functions. Other makers like Samsung are also rumored to be working on their own tri-fold device while TCL even showcased a working concept device which we got to see in March of last year at MWC Barcelona. It remains to be seen when or if Microsoft plans to give out any further information on its tri-fold project.

Microsoft may have just offered an early peek at their “multi-panel gadget,” which has a tri-fold design, thanks to a recent patent. The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) approved the patent last week, and it displays a sketch of a device with two hinges that opens up to expose one big screen made up of three unique pieces. When folded back up, the gadget functions as a standard smartphone and has a wide profile similar to the Surface Duo.

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