Display device and electronic equipment

  • US 10,088,964 B2
  • Filed: 04/10/2015
  • Issued: 10/02/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A display device comprising:

  • a display panel including a display region that displays an image;

    a transparent cover superposed on the display region, the transparent cover including a top surface parallel to a surface that displays the image, and a side surface connected to the top surface;

    a touch panel that senses contact or approach of an object with respect to the transparent cover; and

    a case that houses the display panel and the touch panel, whereinthe touch panel is capable of sensing contact or approach of an object at at least a portion of an outer peripheral line that is a boundary line between the top surface and the side surface in the outer periphery of the top surface of the transparent cover,at the portion of the outer peripheral line of the transparent cover, at which contact or approach of an object can be sensed by the touch panel, a portion of the outer peripheral line that is recessed inward or is protruded outward in a planar view is a deformed portion,a portion of the case corresponding to the deformed portion of the transparent cover is recessed inward or protruded outward along a shape of the deformed portion, anda shape of the case is the same as a shape of the transparent cover in a planar view.

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