Nokia has patented folding batteries

Several companies have been expressing interest in designing flexible mobile devices and following this trend, Nokia has patented folding batteries. In order for a flexible mobile device to work, not only does the phone itself need to be flexible, but the internal components need to be flexible as well.

One of the things about flexible phones is not only does the display itself need to be flexible, but the rest of the components as well. After all if a screen is flexible but its innards, such as its circuits and battery is not, there’s only so much one can do, right? While Samsung is reportedly working on curved batteries that would allow for more curved devices, it seems that Nokia has a patent for a foldable battery which we reckon Samsung might be interested in, especially if they are hoping to mass produce their foldable devices in the future, unless of course Samsung has already figured out a different way in which they could possibly avoid a legal battle with Nokia over patents.

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