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Samsung has patented a flexible smartphone with the standard iPod app

Samsung is in the project Valley is developing a flexible smartphone. A new patent application, published Friday by the Bureau of patents and trademarks USA, describes the design of such devices. Users in the Network are interested not so much the unusual properties of the gadget, how many of the applications that the company has “established” this device.

Judging at the request of Samsung, the company is developing a smartphone that is able to be folded like a wallet. The gadget with a flexible body, according to the developers, convenient to carry in a jacket pocket or pants. In the illustrations, the application designers in addition to the usual Samsung apps WhatsApp, Phone and Messages, placed an iPod brand Apple, which was predustanavlivat on the iPhone in the first versions of the OS.

This patent is fairly new. The application was filed in South Korea in may 2014 after the commencement of litigation between Apple and Samsung. In the latest versions of iOS, as we know, Apple has abandoned the iPod app and replace it on the app “Music”.

Apple and Samsung are in patent war in many countries of the world. The lawsuit has been going on for a year. The first American lawsuit the company filed in April 2011, the company Steve jobs accused Samsung of copying the design of their devices. The South Korean manufacturer has filed a number of counterclaims in the several countries, including the USA, Germany and Australia.

Last year, Apple accused Samsung of “systematically copying its products” and demanded compensation in the amount of $2 billion the Court ordered Samsung to pay about $1 billion for infringement of five patents.

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Experts say that Apple may introduce this patent to the material litigation with Samsung. Will the company use this form as a further argument against its competitor, is still unknown.

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