FlexPai Foldable Smartphone by Royole Corporation

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
FlexPai

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Foldable Smartphone

INSPIRATION:
TV, PC, tablet and cellphone appear in different places and situation of our life. If we can fold screens of these devices into one screen, which can both bring us the wonderful experience of large screen and be easily put them into pocket and bag, it will bring tremendous convenience to our life and reduce several screen equipped devices, charging devices and the need of data transfer. The Royole unique self-developed and designed flexible screen bring the possibility of device combination.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The FlexPai can be easily folded and unfolded. The combination of phone and tablet are perfectly solving the long-term contradiction between big screen and portability. FlexPai only needs a set of cameras to achieve folding shooting and self-timer. The flowing design concept of the Royole self-designed Water Operating System allows applications to adapt to different screen sizes in different states of folding and unfolding. It embodies the concept of inseparable science and art.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Operation/interaction is just like the Smartphone/Tablet. 1. Long Press "Power" button to turn on the device, volume and fingerprint identification are on the side of the phone. 2. Hold both ends of the horizontal screen and bend to the back of the whole machine. 3. When selfie is taken, the camera faces themselves; when shooting outside, fold the screen camera outwards.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The product is started in November 2017 and finished in October 2017 in Shenzhen, China.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Digital and Electronic Devices Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Royole flexible screen and Royole flexible hinge.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Product Size: 190 x 134 x 7.8 mm Package Size: 220 x 215 x 50 mm Screen Size: 7.8"

TAGS:
Royole, Cicada WingFully Flexible Display, Flexible Screen, Folded Screen, Water OS, Tablet

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
People are eager for the larger screen to get abundant content, but the large screen is inconvenient to carry. The team has developed a cicada wing flexible screen to solve the problem of large screen and portable, which brings possibilities for multi-device integration. Flexible screen is the most advanced technology in the screen industry, and also the most critical material for the product design. In order to meet the daily use experience, the team carried out a comprehensive exploration of the actual performance of the screen, and initially formulated the industry's flexible screen mobile phone test specifications and standards.

CHALLENGE:
Royole's Cicada Wing Fully Flexible Display is a whole new technique, and the structure of hinge is extremely precise. The combination of this two technologies makes FlexPai has no competitors on the current market. It is not only difficult to be produced, but also has to withstand the testing requirements of conventional mobile phone.

ADDED DATE:
2019-02-26 03:54:03

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Royole Corporation

IMAGE CREDITS:
Image #1: Creator Yuan Hao, 2019.
Image #2: Creator Yuan Hao, 2019.
Image #3: Creator Yuan Hao, 2019.
Image #4: Creator Yuan Hao, 2019.
Image #5: Creator Yuan Hao, 2019.

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
Patented. Patent 2018R11L1303805. Royole Corporation. 2019. Patented. Patent 201820751321.9. Xiaofei Fan. 2019. CN. Patented. Patent 201830076816.1. Chen Chen. 2018. CN. Patented. Patent 201830077438.9. Chen Chen. 2018. CN. Patented. Patent 201820339022.4. Qiang Zhang. 2018. CN.

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.royole.com/flexpai
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Royole Corporation

PROFILE:
Founded by Stanford engineering graduates in 2012, Royole's mission is to improve the way people interact with and perceive their world. The company creates and manufactures next-generation human-machine interface technologies and products including advanced flexible displays, flexible sensors, and smart devices. Technology milestones include the world's thinnest full-color AMOLED flexible displays and flexible sensors (2014), the world's first foldable 3D mobile theater (2015), the world's first curved car dashboard based on flexible electronics (2016), the first smart writing pad, RoWrite, based on flexible sensors (2017), the volume production of Royole's quasi-G6 mass production campus for fully flexible displays (2018), and the world's first commercial foldable smartphone, FlexPai, with a fully flexible display (2018). Royole has received numerous global awards for its technological innovations and fast growth. Holding over 2000 IPs, it provides IP licenses, services, mass production, and solutions for flexible electronics applications with its novel “Flexible+” platform. Royole, backed by leaders in global finance, has begun producing fully flexible displays in volume from its 4.5-million-square-feet quasi-G6 mass production campus in Shenzhen, China with a total investment of $1.7B. Royole has offices in Fremont, CA, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen, China.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Flexpai Foldable Smartphone by Royole Corporation is a Nominee in Digital and Electronic Devices Design Category.

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Flexpai Foldable Smartphone by Royole Corporation is Winner in Digital and Electronic Devices Design Category, 2018 - 2019.



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