Samsung has filed a patent for a smartphone which is curved on both sides of the display, Patently Mobile has discovered.
The site reveals that 29 documents were filed by Samsung in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The device would be able to show shortcuts, notifications or controls, expanding the space available on the main screen.
In addition, a curious aspect about this patent is a mysterious “pop-up” function.
The yellow part that can be seen in the images seems to be a part that comes out and falls from the device.
Patently Mobile speculates that it could be a retractable a new camera flash or improved antenna.