OPPO, as part of the INNO DAY 2020 event in China, showed an unusual novelty – OPPO X 2021.
What it is
OPPO X 2021 is a stretch OLED panel smartphone concept. The display is made using the patented Warp Track laminated technology. Judging by the images and videos on the web, the screen has a plastic coating. In the normal state, the display diagonal is 6.7 inches, but in tablet mode it increases to 7.4 inches.
The #OPPOX2021 is the latest achievement from OPPO’s constant exploration into mobile phone form factors. It is built with a rollable OLED display measuring 6.7 inches which expands to 7.4 inches. #OPPOINNODAY20 pic.twitter.com/T96DOQ8KZm
– OPPO (@oppo) November 17, 2020
You don’t need to stretch the screen manually. This is done through gestures. The system works thanks to double motors and special plates that are located under the screen. They pull and stretch the screen with even force.
OPPO X 2021 also received a case with one fixed and one movable edge.
Oppo X 2021, let’s roll it pic.twitter.com/xR5iDJN2qW
— Teme (特米) (@RODENT950) November 17, 2020
The company did not report the characteristics of OPPO X 2021. It is also unknown whether the manufacturer plans to launch such a device on the market. By the way, LG, Samsung and TCL are also working on similar smartphones.