Method and apparatus for providing event of portable device having flexible display unit

  • US 10,178,208 B2
  • Filed: 06/17/2016
  • Issued: 01/08/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A portable terminal, comprising:

  • a display, the display comprising a main area and a curved area, the curved area comprising a curved portion integrally formed in the display with the main area and bent from the main area,a sensor configured to detect an orientation of the portable terminal; and

    a controller configured to, in response to an occurrence of an event, determine whether event information is displayed only on the curved area or on the main area and the curved area according to the orientation of the portable terminal detected by the sensor, and control the portable terminal to display the event information only on the curved area or on the main area and the curved area.

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