Foldable terminal

  • US 10,429,897 B2
  • Filed: 11/13/2018
  • Issued: 10/01/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/29/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A foldable terminal with a flexible screen, comprising:

  • a housing, two main bodies, a flexible screen, a first air bag and a second air bag;

    the housing comprising two casings and a bendable portion, the bendable portion being capable of being bent and deformed and being connected between the two casings;

    the two main bodies being fixed to the two casings correspondingly;

    the flexible screen comprising two fixed regions and a bendable region, the two fixed regions being fixed to the two main bodies correspondingly, and the bendable region being connected between the two fixed regions;

    the first air bag being arranged between the bendable portion and the bendable region, the second air bag being provided to the main body, and the first air bag being in communication with the second air bag and both filled with sealed gas;

    when the foldable terminal is in a folded state, the sealed gas is in the second air bag, the second air bag is bulged while the first air bag is shrunken and pressed between the bendable region and the bendable portion; and

    when the foldable terminal is in an unfolded state, the sealed gas is moved from the second air bag into the first air bag, the second air bag is shrunken while the first air bag is bulged, and the first air bag supports an inner side of the bendable region;

    the first air bag comprising a first bag wall and a second bag wall, the first bag wall is closer to the bendable region compared with the second bag wall; and

    when the sealed gas is located in the first air bag, a central portion of the first bag wall protrudes towards the bendable region and is arched, and a central portion of the second bag wall protrudes towards the bendable portion and is arched.

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