Samsung plans to launch two new foldable smartphones-Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip3. These devices will be the successors of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip, and there are rumors that the upcoming Fold will have S Pen functionality. . compatibility.
LetsGoDigital reports that moving forward, a new message indicates that the South Korean technology giant will also add support for the S Pen to its future clamshell foldable phones. According to this information, the company applied to the European Union Intellectual Property Office for a new trademark named “Z Flip” on May 6, 2021.
The trademark description states: “Smartphone, tablet, protective case; electronic pen capacitor pen”. However, there is no information about the S Pen compatibility of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 because there are rumors that it is only available on the Galaxy Z Fold. Use on 3.
However, this new patent application only displays the name Z Flip, not the serial name, such as Z Flip 3, which clearly indicates that Samsung may extend S Pen support to flip devices and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in the future. Most likely to have the famous S Pen function.
There is no doubt that Samsung already has the technology, which is used to make the S Pen compatible with the flexible screen of the Galaxy Z Fold 3, because it has been adjusted many times to accurately detect pen input. For example, the UTG layer was modified and a digitizer was developed for Fold 3, which will help OEMs extend stylus support to flip models.