Samsung’s working on a rollable smartwatch with a camera

Samsung’s working on a rollable smartwatch with a camera


Samsung recently filed a patent depicting a rollable smartwatch display and camera | Screenshot: WIPO via LetsGoDigital

Though there have been attempts at wraparound smartwatches, the gadget category itself hasn’t really seen much design innovation for quite a while. Earlier this year, there was talk of a flat-edged Apple Watch, but those turned out to be mere rumors. While it’s unlikely we’ll see drastic change any time soon, it appears tech companies have been toying with the idea of watching videos and taking photos from the wrist.

The latest example comes courtesy of a Samsung patent (via LetsGoDigital and Peta Pixel). Originally filed in June with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), the patent depicts a Galaxy Watch with a rollable screen and camera smack dab in the middle. The watch concept looks like an average round-faced watch, but…

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