CN106355996B - Flexible display apparatus - Google Patents

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CN106355996B
CN106355996B CN201611046560.6A CN201611046560A CN106355996B CN 106355996 B CN106355996 B CN 106355996B CN 201611046560 A CN201611046560 A CN 201611046560A CN 106355996 B CN106355996 B CN 106355996B
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袁世鹏
何永新
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This application discloses flexible display apparatus.Flexible display apparatus includes foldable shell and flexible display screen;Foldable shell includes first shell and second shell, and first shell includes first end and second end, and second shell includes third end and the 4th end;First shell is rotatably coupled in first end and second shell at third end, and first shell is separable at the 4th end in second end and second shell;The second end of first shell is equipped with shaft, and shaft can be rotated with respect to first shell;Flexible display screen includes fixing end and movable end, and flexible display screen connect with shaft and is wound in shaft by fixing end, and movable end and knob connect, and when pulling force of the knob by separate shaft pulls out flexible display screen from shaft.The flexible display apparatus can provide stable support for flexible display screen, and can be convenient, nondestructively store flexible display screen.

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Flexible display apparatus
Technical field
This application involves field of display technology, and in particular to flexible display apparatus.
Background technique
With the development of display technology, flexible display device has and is more and more widely used.In general, being set in Flexible Displays Flexible display screen can be accommodated in storage device by standby non-display state, when being shown, by flexible display device from It takes out or is unfolded in storage device.
Currently, coiled-type can be used for flexible display screen or folding storage mode is stored.In the storage of coiled-type In mode, flexible display screen curling is wound in the inner shaft of cylindrical case, and bottom is grasped without support member, the touch-control of user after expansion It is inconvenient to make;In folding storage mode, usual flexible display screen is fixed on the surface of folding support member, is receiving Support member is folded when receiving, at this moment flexible display screen is also folded therewith, and bending degree is larger when usually folding, and thus may Flexible display screen can be caused to damage.
Summary of the invention
In view of this, it is desired to be able to which stable support can be provided for flexible display screen but also facilitate, is lossless by providing one kind The flexible display device of ground storage flexible display screen.In order to solve the above-mentioned technical problem, this application provides flexible display apparatus.
Flexible display apparatus provided by the present application includes foldable shell and flexible display screen;Foldable shell includes first Shell and second shell, first shell include first end and second end, and second shell includes third end and the 4th end;First shell It is rotatably coupled in first end and second shell at third end, first shell can divide in second end and second shell at the 4th end From;The second end of first shell is equipped with shaft, and shaft can be rotated with respect to first shell;Flexible display screen includes fixing end and activity End, flexible display screen are connect with shaft and are wound in shaft by fixing end, and movable end and knob connect, and are shaken hands by separate Flexible display screen is pulled out from shaft when the pulling force of shaft.
Optionally, first shell is close to the when first shell is contacted with each other by second end or the 4th end and second shell The side of two shells has first surface, and second shell has second surface in the side close to first shell;First surface exists The first hollow protrusion is provided with close to the position of second end;First protrusion can at least accommodate flexible display screen.
Optionally, first surface is provided with the first groove in the position close to second end, and second surface is close to the 4th end Position be provided with second protrusion;When first shell is contacted with each other by second end or the 4th end and second shell, the first groove It is mutually clamped with the second protrusion.
Optionally, first shell is separably attached at the 4th end in second end and second shell.
Optionally, second end is equipped with the first magnetic devices, and the 4th end is equipped with the second magnetic devices;First magnetic devices and Two magnetic devices are for second end and the 4th end to be mutually attracted.
Optionally, first end is equipped with third magnetic devices, and third end is equipped with the 4th magnetic devices;Third magnetic devices and Four magnetic devices are for first end and third end to be mutually attracted.
Optionally, when first shell is contacted with each other by second end or the 4th end and second shell, first shell is separate The side of second shell has third surface, and second shell has the 4th surface in the side far from first shell;Foldable When shell is fully deployed, first end is connect with third end makes third surface and the 4th surface form a continuous plane.
Optionally, first end can be rotationally connected with third end by mutually matched coupling unit;Coupling part Part includes the first fixation member, the second fixation member and the first rotatable components;First fixation member is fixed on first end, the Two fixation members are fixed on third end, the first fixation member and the second fixation member and are rotationally connected by the first rotatable components It connects.
Optionally, flexible display apparatus also includes at least third shell;Third shell includes the 5th end and the 6th end;Second shell Body is rotatably coupled with third shell at the 6th end at the 4th end, and second shell can at the 5th end at third end and third shell Separation.
Optionally, first shell is contacted with each other by second end or the 4th end and second shell and second shell is by the When three ends or the 5th end and third shell contact with each other, first shell has the 5th surface in the side far from second shell, the Two shells have the 6th surface in the side far from first shell, and third shell has the 7th table in the side close to second shell Face;When foldable shell is fully deployed, first end connect with third end, the 4th end and six end connecting, makes the 5th surface, the Six surfaces and the 7th surface are in the same plane.
Optionally, the 4th end can be rotationally connected with the 6th end by mutually matched coupling unit;Coupling part Part includes third fixation member, the 4th fixation member and the second rotatable components;Third fixation member is fixed on the 4th end, the Four fixation members are fixed on the 6th end, third fixation member and the 4th fixation member and are rotationally connected by the second rotatable components It connects.
Optionally, third end is equipped with the 5th magnetic devices, and the 5th end is equipped with the 6th magnetic devices;4th end is equipped with the 7th magnetic Property device, the 6th end be equipped with the 8th magnetic devices;5th magnetic devices and the 6th magnetic devices are used for third end and the 5th end Mutually it is attracted;7th magnetic devices and the 8th magnetic devices are for the 4th end and the 6th end to be mutually attracted.
Optionally, flexible display apparatus is additionally provided with stop device, and stop device will be for that will shake hands to be fixed on shell.
Optionally, stop device includes at least one card slot for being set to foldable housing outer surface, fastening with knob.
Optionally, card slot includes at least the first card slot for being set to first end.
Optionally, card slot includes at least the second card slot for being set to second end.
Optionally, card slot includes at least the third card slot for being set to the 4th end.
Optionally, foldable shell is stiff case.
Optionally, above-mentioned flexible display screen includes flexible organic light emitting display or Electronic Paper.
Flexible display apparatus provided by the present application includes first shell and second shell by designing for flexible display screen Foldable shell structure, wherein third end is rotatably coupled in the first end and second shell of first shell, and first shell is set There is the shaft for storing flexible display screen, such that flexible display screen is convenient, is nondestructively accommodated in shaft, and first Shell and second shell can connect to form a smooth supporting surface, and stable support can be provided for flexible display screen.
Detailed description of the invention
Non-limiting embodiment is described in detail referring to made by the following drawings by reading, other features, Objects and advantages will become more apparent upon:
Figure 1A is the structural schematic diagram under receiving state according to one embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application;
Figure 1B is shown according to the structure under the partially unfolded state of one embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application It is intended to;
Fig. 1 C is shown according to the structure under fully unfolded position of one embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application It is intended to;
Fig. 2 is the structural representation under receiving state according to the further embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Figure;
Fig. 3 is the structural representation under receiving state according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Figure;
Fig. 4 A is the structural representation under receiving state according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Figure;
Fig. 4 B is the structure under fully unfolded position according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Schematic diagram;
Fig. 5 A is the structural representation under receiving state according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Figure;
Fig. 5 B is the structure under the partially unfolded state according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Schematic diagram;
Fig. 5 C is the structure under fully unfolded position according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application Schematic diagram.
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The application is described in further detail with reference to the accompanying drawings and examples.It is understood that this place is retouched The specific embodiment stated is used only for explaining related invention, rather than the restriction to the invention.It also should be noted that in order to Convenient for description, part relevant to related invention is illustrated only in attached drawing.
It should be noted that in the absence of conflict, the features in the embodiments and the embodiments of the present application can phase Mutually combination.The application is described in detail below with reference to the accompanying drawings and in conjunction with the embodiments.
Figure 1A, Figure 1B and Fig. 1 C are please referred to, which respectively show an implementations according to the flexible display apparatus of the application The structural schematic diagram under receiving state, the partially unfolded state and fully unfolded position of example.Such as Figure 1A, Figure 1B and Fig. 1 C institute Show, flexible display apparatus 100 includes foldable shell 10 and flexible display screen 13.Wherein, foldable shell 10 includes first Shell 11 and second shell 12, first shell 11 include first end 111 and second end 112, and second shell 12 includes third end 123 With the 4th end 124.First shell 11 is rotatably coupled with second shell 12 at third end 123 in first end 111, first shell 11 is separable at the 4th end 124 in second end 112 and second shell 12.
Specifically, first shell 11 and second shell 12 can be the shell with even curface, for display screen 13 It is unfolded on the surface of first shell 11 and second shell 12.The first end 111 of first shell 11 and the third of second shell 12 End 123 can be connected by rotatable parts, such as can use the connection of the components such as shaft, when 123 turns of first end 111 and third end When moving position shown in Fig. 1 C, first end 111 and third end 123 are bonded completely, the connection of first shell 11 and second shell 12 Place is without hollow region;The second end 112 of first shell 11 and the 4th end 124 of second shell 12 can contact with each other, first When end 111 and third end 123 relatively rotate, second end 112 and the 4th end 124 can be separated.Such as first in Figure 1A and Figure 1B The second end 112 of shell 11 and the 4th end 124 of second shell 12 contact with each other, the first end 111 of first shell 11 in Fig. 1 C Rotation with the third end 123 of second shell 12 is so that first shell 11 and second shell 12 are being parallel to 11 surface of first shell Direction connection, the second end 112 of first shell 11 and the 4th end 124 of second shell 12 are separated from each other.
The second end 112 of first shell 11 is equipped with shaft 121, which can rotate relative to first shell 11.Specifically Ground, the extending direction of shaft 121 are parallel to the outer surface of first shell 11, can be around its axis rotation.Flexible display screen 13 Including fixing end 131 and movable end 132, fixing end 131 is connect with shaft, movable end 132 can under external force relative to Fixing end 131 is subjected to displacement.In other words, as shown in Figure 1 C, flexible display screen 13 is connect by fixing end 131 with shaft 121, and It is wound in shaft 121, movable end 132 14 connect with knob, will be flexible when pulling force of the knob 14 by separate shaft 121 Display screen 13 is pulled out from shaft 121.Optionally, flexible display screen 13 can be flexible organic light emitting display or Electronic Paper, Further, flexible display screen 13 can be flexible touching display screen.
As shown in Figure 1A, flexible display screen 13 is completely wound around in shaft 121, and flexible display screen 13 can be accommodated in first In shell 11;As shown in Figure 1B, it is soft when the movable end 132 of flexible display screen 13 is stretched to the marginal position of first shell 11 Property display screen 13 is the partially unfolded;As shown in Figure 1 C, the movable end 132 of flexible display screen 13 is stretched to the edge of second shell 12 Position, flexible display screen 13 are fully deployed.
Referring to FIG. 2, it illustrates the structural representations under receiving state of the further embodiment of flexible display apparatus Figure.As can be seen that embodiment illustrated in fig. 2 and the difference of Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 1 C illustrated embodiment are, Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 1 C First shell 11 has the hollow region for accommodating shaft 121 in illustrated embodiment, and shaft 121 is located at the space of first shell 11 It is interior, and the shaft 121 in flexible display apparatus 200 shown in Fig. 2 is located in the outside of 11 second end 112 of first shell, passes through branch Frame 18 is connect with first shell 11, and flexible display screen 13 can wind to be placed in shaft 121 and via extracting out below shaft 121 In in first shell 11.
Above-described embodiment not only can flexible display screen 13 is convenient, be nondestructively accommodated in shaft 121, be effectively protected Flexible display screen can also provide stable supporting surface when being shown using flexible display screen 13 for flexible display screen 13, Facilitate the touch control operation of user.
In some alternative embodiments, as shown in figure 1 a or figure 1b, first shell 11 passes through second end 112 or the 4th end 124 with second shell 12 when contacting with each other, and first shell 11 has a third surface 103 in the side far from second shell 12, and the Two shells 12 have the 4th surface 104 in the side far from first shell.As shown in Figure 1 C, it is fully deployed in foldable shell 10 When, shell 10 can be folded and be expanded in the maximum length on the expansion direction of flexible display screen 13, the of first shell 11 One end 111 is connect with the third end 123 of second shell 12 keeps third surface 103 and the 4th surface 104 formation one continuous flat Face.
Further, when the foldable shell 10 of flexible display apparatus 100 is in folded state, first shell 11 and second Shell 12 is stacked on the direction perpendicular to 11 surface of first shell, and at this moment, flexible display screen 13 can be accommodated in first In shell 22 or flexible display screen 13 can be the partially unfolded, and first shell 11 can be used as soft far from the surface of second shell 12 The supporting surface of property display screen 13, facilitates user to carry out touch control operation on flexible display screen;Foldable shell 10 is in exhibition completely When the state opened, first shell 11 and second shell 12 are connected with each other on the direction parallel with the surface of first shell 11, the One surface of one shell 11 and a surface of second shell 12 are in the same plane, and are connected and formed a biggish branch Support face, at this moment flexible display screen 13 can be fully deployed, and length of run is equal to first shell 11 and second shell 12 in flexibility The sum of length on the expansion direction of display screen 13.In this way, it is excessive both to have guaranteed that flexible display screen was not take up in storage Space, and enough supporting planes can be provided for flexible display screen so that user carries out touch-control.Further, the present embodiment mentions The flexible display apparatus 100 of confession may also adapt to display and touch-control under different demands, such as when user only needs using one When the flexible display screen divided, foldable shell 10 can provide support in a folded configuration for flexible display screen 13.Wherein, it can roll over Folded shell 10 can be stiff case, and the rigidity that can fold shell is stronger, be not susceptible to deformation, such as can use harder Metal material is made.
In a further embodiment, first shell 11 is separable at the 4th end 124 in second end 112 and second shell 12 Ground connection.Herein, state can be switched in the second end 112 of first shell 11 and the 4th end 124 of second shell 12, foldable When shell 10 is in folded state, the second end 112 of first shell 11 and the 4th end 124 of second shell 12 are connected with each other, with It reduces flexible display apparatus 100 under receiving state and promotes flexible display apparatus in the height in the direction perpendicular to first surface Portability;When foldable shell 10 is in unfolded state, the second end 112 of first shell 11 and the 4th end of second shell 12 124 in being separated from each other, so that the third surface 103 of first shell and the 4th surface 104 of second shell are connected with each other A plane is formed, provides smooth supporting surface for the flexible display screen 13 of expansion.It, can be by concrete implementation The 4th end 124 application of two shells 12 makes it away from the external force of first shell 11 to separate 112 He of second end of first shell 11 4th end 124 of second shell 12 is made by applying the external force towards first shell 11 to the 4th end 124 of second shell 12 The 4th end 124 connection of the second end 112 and second shell 12 of first shell 11.
In a further embodiment, can by first shell 11 second end 112 and second shell 12 the 4th Magnetic devices are arranged to realize that said first shell 11 is separable at the 4th end 124 in second end 112 and second shell 12 in end 124 Ground connection.As shown in Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 1 C, the second end 112 of first shell 11 is equipped with the first magnetic devices 151, second shell 12 the 4th end 124 is equipped with the second magnetic devices 152, and the first magnetic devices 151 and the second magnetic devices 152 are used for first shell 4th end 124 of the second end 112 of body 11 and second shell 12 is mutually attracted, by the second end 112 of first shell 11 and the 4th end 124 of two shells 12 connects.Meanwhile first magnetic devices 151 and the second magnetic devices 152 can be under external force Separation, so that the 4th end 124 of the second end 112 of first shell 11 and second shell 12 separates.Here first is magnetic Position is opposite in a folded configuration for device 151 and the second magnetic devices 152, to guarantee 112 He of second end in first shell 11 First magnetic devices 151 and the second magnetic devices 152 are close to each other when 4th end 124 of second shell 12 is close to each other, the two Interaction force gradually increase.Above-mentioned first magnetic devices 151 and the second magnetic devices 152 can be sheet rubber magnet, Magnet ring etc. has magnetic element.First magnetic devices 151 and the second magnetic devices 152 can be in flexible display apparatus 100 Receiving state under ensure that first shell 11 and second shell 12 are in laminated arrangement, be not easy to be unfolded, promoted flexible display apparatus Portability.
Further, the third end 123 of the first end 111 of first shell 11 and second shell 12 can also be filled by magnetism Set connection.Specifically, the first end 111 of first shell 11 is equipped with third magnetic devices 163, the third end 123 of second shell 12 Equipped with the 4th magnetic devices 164, third magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetic devices 164 are used for the first end of first shell 11 111 and second shell 12 third end 123 mutually be attracted.When third magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetic devices 164 are separated from each other When, the first end 111 of first shell 11 and the third end 123 of second shell 12 separate, and foldable shell 10 is in rugosity;The When three magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetic devices 164 are mutually attracted, the first end 111 of first shell 11 and second shell 12 Third end 123 is connected with each other, and foldable shell 10 is in fully unfolded position.Similarly, third magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetic Property device 164 can be sheet rubber magnet, magnet ring etc. has magnetic element.The third magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetism Device 164 can when foldable shell 10 is in fully unfolded position by first end 111 and third end 123 securely, entirely It links together, at this moment it is more stable to be formed by plane for third surface 103 and the 4th surface 104, are not easy to be separated, can be soft Property display screen 13 persistently provide stablize, smooth support.
Above-mentioned first magnetic devices 151, the second magnetic devices 152, third magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetic devices 164, which can cooperate, acts on first shell 11 or second shell 12.In the first magnetic devices 151 and the second magnetic devices It 152 is separated from each other, when third magnetic devices 163 and the 4th magnetic devices 164 are attracted, as shown in Figure 1 C, the of first shell 11 One end 111 and the third end 123 of second shell 12 contact with each other, and the third surface 103 of first shell 11 and second shell 12 The 4th surface 104 connect smoothly in the position that above-mentioned first end 111 and third end 123 contact as approximately the same plane, can To provide stable, smooth support for flexible display screen, it is convenient to the touch control operation of user, avoids flexible display screen unstable state Surely the problem of leading to touch-control input error.
Further, above-mentioned flexible display apparatus 100 can also include coupling unit 17, the first of said first shell 11 End 111 and the third end 123 of second shell 12 can be rotationally connected by mutually matched coupling unit 17.Coupling part Part 17 may include the first fixation member 171, the second fixation member 172 and the first rotatable components 173, wherein first is solid Determine component 171 and be fixed on above-mentioned first end 111, the second fixation member 172 is fixed on above-mentioned third end 123, the first fixation member 171 and second fixation member 172 be rotatably coupled by rotatable components 173.In concrete implementation, the first fixation member 171 and second fixation member 172 can have the hole for being fitting to connection with the first rotatable components 173, first can be rotated portion The tool of part 173 there are two hollow shaft, the hollow shaft respectively at the position in above-mentioned hole with the first fixation member 171 and the Two fixation members 172 are chimeric.
Above-mentioned coupling unit 17 may further ensure that first shell 11 is close to the one of first end 111 under fully unfolded position A side and second shell 12 are in close contact close to a side at third end 123, so that the third surface 103 of first shell 11 With the 4th surface 104 of second shell 12 the position that first end 111 and third end 123 contact connect smoothly to be formed one it is flat Face further promotes the stability of the support construction of flexible display screen 13.
On the basis of the various embodiments described above, flexible display apparatus can also be additionally provided with stop device, be used for above-mentioned drawing Hand is fixed on shell.Referring to FIG. 3, it illustrates receiving according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application The structural schematic diagram received under state.
As shown in figure 3, on the basis of the flexible display apparatus shown in Figure 1A, flexible display apparatus 300 shown in Fig. 3 further includes Stop device, specifically, the stop device may include the outer surface for being set to shell 10 and at least one to fasten of shaking hands Card slot.Knob can be column, and axis is parallel with the axis of shaft 121.The appearance profile of above-mentioned card slot can be with knob The match profiles of 14 bottom surface are closed or the size of card slot can be slightly larger than the size of the bottom surface of knob 14, so that knob 14 can To be fixed in card slot.
Further, above-mentioned card slot can include at least the first card slot for being set to the second end 112 of first shell 11 181, when knob 14 is fixed in the first card slot 181, flexible display screen 13 is in receiving state.Above-mentioned card slot can also be at least The second card slot 182 including being set to the first end 111 of first shell 11, it is soft when knob 14 is fixed in the second card slot 182 Property display screen 13 is the partially unfolded and the state of holding part expansion.Above-mentioned card slot can also include at least and be set to second shell 12 The 4th end 124 third card slot 183, when knob 14 is fixed on third card slot 183, flexible display screen 13 can be in shell 10 Expansion is formed by the state for being entirely fully deployed in plane and keeping being fully deployed.
The state that above-mentioned stop device can make flexible display screen keep receiving state or be expanded to a certain position can incite somebody to action Flexible display screen expansion be a flat surface and be fixed on corresponding position, avoid shaft rotate make flexible display screen bend and it is right Touch-control impacts.
In the other embodiments of the application, flexible display apparatus can also include at least third shell.Please refer to Fig. 4 A With Fig. 4 B, which respectively show according to another embodiment of the flexible display apparatus of the application in receiving state and exhibition completely Structural schematic diagram under open state.
As shown in Figure 4 A and 4 B shown in FIG., on the basis of Figure 1A illustrated embodiment, flexible display apparatus 400 further includes third shell Body 21.Third shell 21 includes the 5th end 215 and the 6th end 216.Second shell 12 is in the 4th end 124 and third shell 21 the Six ends 216 are rotatably coupled, and second shell 12 is separable at the 5th end 215 at third end 123 and third shell 21.
Specifically, first shell 11, second shell 12 and third shell 13 can be the shell with even curface, with It is unfolded on the surface of first shell 11, second shell 12 and third shell 13 for display screen 13.The first end of first shell 11 111 can be connected with the third end 123 of second shell 12 by rotatable parts, the 4th end 124 of second shell 12 and third shell 6th end 216 of body 21 can be connected by rotatable parts, such as can use the connection of the components such as shaft, when 111 He of first end Third end 123 turns to position shown in Fig. 4 B, and when the 4th end 124 and the 6th end 216 turn to position shown in Fig. 4 B, and first End 111 and third end 123 are bonded, the 4th end 124 and the fitting of the 6th end 216;The second end 112 and second shell of first shell 11 12 the 4th end 124 can contact with each other, when first end 111 and third end 123 relatively rotate, second end 112 and the 4th end 124 can separate;The third end 123 of second shell 12 and the 5th end 215 of third shell 21 can contact with each other, at the 4th end 124 and the 6th end 216 relatively rotate when, third end 123 and the 5th end 215 can separate.
In a further embodiment, as shown in Figure 4 A, first shell 11 passes through second end 112 or the 4th end 124 and the When two shells 12 contact with each other and second shell 12 is contacted with each other by third end 123 or the 5th end 215 with third shell 21, First shell 11 has the 5th surface 405 in the side far from second shell, and second shell 12 is in one far from first shell 11 Side has the 6th surface 406, and third shell 21 has the 7th surface 407 in the side close to second shell 12.In foldable shell When body 40 is fully deployed, first end 111 is connect with third end 123, the 4th end 124 is connect with the 6th end 216, makes the 5th surface 405, the 6th surface 406 and the 7th surface 407 are in the same plane, and at this moment the 7th surface 407 also can be used as Flexible Displays The supporting surface of screen.As shown in Figure 4 B, flexible display screen 13 can be fully deployed in the plane, and length of run is equal to first shell The sum of the length of body 11, second shell 12 and third shell 21 on the expansion direction of flexible display screen 13.As it can be seen that compared to Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 1 C illustrated embodiment, the present embodiment increase the sustainable length to flexible display screen by increasing shell count Degree, bigger supporting surface is provided for flexible display screen, can be applied to the biggish flexible display screen of area.
In a further embodiment, above-mentioned 4th end 124 passes through mutually matched coupling unit with above-mentioned 6th end 216 48 can be rotationally connected, which includes third fixation member 481, the 4th fixation member 482 and second Rotatable components 483.Wherein third fixation member 481 is fixed on the 4th end 124, and the 4th fixation member 482 is fixed on the 6th end 216, third fixation member 481 and the 4th fixation member 482 are rotatably coupled by the second rotatable components 483.
Above-mentioned coupling unit 48 may further ensure that second shell 11 is close to the one of the 4th end 124 under fully unfolded position A side and third shell 21 are in close contact close to a side at the 6th end 216, so that 124 He of the 4th end of second shell 11 6th end 216 of third shell 21 is not easy point after contacting with each other in the touch-control active force that the touch control operation by user generates From the stability of the further support construction for promoting flexible display screen 13.
Further, the third end 123 of above-mentioned second shell 12 can be equipped with the 5th magnetic devices 491, above-mentioned third shell 5th end 215 of body 21 can be equipped with the 6th magnetic devices 492, and the 4th end 124 of above-mentioned second shell 12 can be equipped with the 7th 6th end of magnetic devices 493, above-mentioned third shell 21 can be equipped with the 8th magnetic devices 494.5th magnetic devices 491 and Six magnetic devices 492 are used to for above-mentioned third end 123 and above-mentioned 5th end 215 being mutually attracted, the 7th magnetic devices 493 and the 8th Magnetic devices 494 are used to for above-mentioned 4th end 124 and above-mentioned 6th end 216 being mutually attracted.
Above-mentioned 5th magnetic devices 491 and the 6th magnetic devices 492 can be under the receiving states of flexible display apparatus 400 Ensure that second shell 12 and third shell 21 are in laminated arrangement, is not easy to be unfolded, promotes the portability of flexible display apparatus.It is above-mentioned 7th magnetic devices 493 and the 8th magnetic devices 494 can be when foldable shell 40 be in fully unfolded position by the 4th end 124 and the 6th end 216 be securely attached together so that the 6th surface 406 and the 7th surface 407 be formed by plane be not easy by It separates, promotes stability of the shell when providing support for flexible display screen.
It can be seen that the quantity due to increasing shell in foldable shell from Fig. 4 A and Fig. 4 B, foldable shell can be with Bigger supporting plane is provided for flexible display screen, can preferably store the biggish flexible display screen of area.
It should be noted that the quantity of shell can be any positive integer greater than 2 in the embodiment of the present application, such as flexible Display device may include first shell, second shell ..., N shell, wherein N is integer greater than 3.First to N shell It can stack and set in receiving state lower layer, above-mentioned N is bigger, then flexible display apparatus is perpendicular to flexible display screen expansion plane Height on direction is higher, and the length in the expansion plane of flexible display screen is longer, in practical applications, can be according to specific Demand the value of above-mentioned N is designed, the relative position and connection relationship between each shell can be with said first shells and The positional relationship of two shells is similar with connection relationship, and details are not described herein again.
Fig. 5 A, Fig. 5 B and Fig. 5 C are please referred to, which respectively show another realities according to the flexible display apparatus of the application Apply the structural schematic diagram under receiving state, the partially unfolded state and fully unfolded position of example.
As shown in Fig. 5 A, Fig. 5 B and Fig. 5 C, flexible display apparatus 500 includes foldable shell 50 and flexible display screen 53.Wherein, foldable shell 50 includes first shell 51 and second shell 52, and first shell 51 includes first end 511 and second End 512, second shell 52 include third end 523 and the 4th end 524.First shell 51 exists in first end 511 and second shell 52 Third end 523 is rotatably coupled, and first shell 51 is separable at the 4th end 524 in second end 512 and second shell 52.It is optional Ground, above-mentioned foldable shell 50 are stiff case, i.e. first shell 51 and second shell 52 is stiff case, are had stronger Buckle resistance energy can provide stable supporting surface for flexible display screen.
Specifically, the first end 511 of first shell 51 and the third end 523 of second shell 52 can be connected by rotatable parts It connects, such as can use the connection of the components such as shaft;The second end 512 of first shell 51 and the 4th end 524 of second shell 52 can Separation.
The second end 512 of first shell 51 is equipped with shaft 521, which can rotate relative to first shell 51.Specifically Ground, the extending direction of shaft 521 are parallel to the outer surface of first shell 51, can be around its axis rotation.Flexible display screen 53 Including fixing end 531 and movable end 532, fixing end 531 is connect with shaft 521, and movable end 532 can be opposite under external force It is subjected to displacement in fixing end 531.In other words, as shown in Figure 5A, flexible display screen 53 can pass through fixing end 531 and shaft 521 Connection, and be wound in shaft 521, movable end 532 can be connect with knob 54, and the knob 54 is by the drawing far from shaft 521 Flexible display screen 53 is pulled out from shaft 521 when power, as shown in figs. 5 b and 5 c, flexible display screen 53 is in surface of shell exhibition It opens.Rotation winding by way of store flexible display screen, can be excessive to avoid flexible display screen bending degree and cause to damage. Optionally, flexible display screen 53 can be flexible organic light emitting display, Electronic Paper or other display screens with bendable fold-type.
In the present embodiment, first when first shell 51 is contacted by second end 512 or the 4th end 524 with second shell 52 Shell 51 has first surface 501 close to the side of second shell 52, and second shell 52 has close to the side of first shell 51 Second surface 502, first surface 501 are equipped with the first hollow protrusion 5011, the first protrusion in the position close to second end 512 5011 can at least accommodate flexible display screen 53.In other words, the hollow space of the first protrusion 5011 is wound in shaft for accommodating Flexible display screen 53 on 521.
Further, first surface 501 is equipped with the first groove 5012, second surface 502 in the position close to second end 512 The second protrusion 5021 is equipped in the position close to the 4th end 524.As fig. 5 a and fig. 5b, first shell 51 passes through second end 512 or the 4th end 524 when contacting with second shell 52, the first groove 5012 is mutually clamped with the second protrusion 5021.Further, As shown in Figure 5 C, when the second end 512 of first shell 51 is far from four end 524 of second shell 52, such as foldable shell 50 When being fully deployed, the first protrusion 5011 and the second protrusion 5021 are used as two parallel struts, provide support, Jin Erwei for shell 50 The flexible display screen 13 of expansion provides stable support.
Compared with the flexible display apparatus shown in Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 1 C be can be seen that from Fig. 5 A, Fig. 5 B, Fig. 5 C, this implementation The flexible display apparatus 500 that example provides can further contract while providing stable, smooth supporting surface for flexible display screen The thickness of small foldable shell is conducive to the portability for promoting flexible display apparatus.
Further, the second end 512 of first shell 51 is equipped with the first magnetic devices 551, the 4th end of second shell 52 524 are equipped with the second magnetic devices 552, and the first magnetic devices 551 and the second magnetic devices 552 are used for the second of first shell 51 End 512 and the 4th end 524 of second shell 52 are mutually attracted, by the second end 512 of first shell 51 and second shell 52 The connection of 4th end 524.Meanwhile first magnetic devices 551 and the second magnetic devices 552 can separate under external force, thus So that the 4th end 524 separation of the second end 512 and second shell 52 of first shell 51.
Further, the first end 511 of first shell 51 is also provided with third magnetic devices 563, second shell 52 Third end 523 is also provided with the 4th magnetic devices 564, and third magnetic devices 563 and the 4th magnetic devices 564 are used for first The first end 511 of shell 51 and the third end 523 of second shell 52 are mutually attracted.When third magnetic devices 563 and the 4th magnetism When device 564 is separated from each other, the first end 511 of first shell 51 and the third end 523 of second shell 52 are separated, foldable shell 50 are in folded state;When third magnetic devices 563 and the 4th magnetic devices 564 are mutually attracted, the first end of first shell 51 511 and the third end 523 of second shell 52 be connected with each other, foldable shell 50 is in fully unfolded position.Above-mentioned first is magnetic Device 551, the second magnetic devices 552, third magnetic devices 563 and the 4th magnetic devices 564 can be sheet rubber magnet, magnetic Ring etc. has magnetic element.
Further, the first end 511 of said first shell 51 and the third end 523 of second shell 52 pass through mutual cooperation Coupling unit 57 can be rotationally connected.Coupling unit 57 may include the first fixation member 571, the second fixation member 572 and rotatable components 573, wherein the first fixation member 571 is fixed on above-mentioned first end 511, the second fixation member 572 It is fixed on above-mentioned third end 523, the first fixation member 571 and the second fixation member 572 pass through rotatable components 573 rotationally Connection.Here coupling unit 57 is similar with structure, the function of coupling unit 17 in flexible display apparatus 100 shown in Figure 1A, Details are not described herein again.
In some alternative embodiments, flexible display apparatus 500 is also provided with stop device, which is used for Knob 54 is fixed on shell 50.Specifically, stop device may include being set to foldable 50 outer surface of shell and knob 54 at least one card slot to fasten.The position of card slot is fixed position of shaking hands, and above-mentioned card slot can be set in above-mentioned First end 511, above-mentioned second end 512, above-mentioned 4th end 514 or above-mentioned shell 50 outer surface any other position at.This Apply for flexible display apparatus provided by the above embodiment, can easily store flexible display screen, in the expansion of flexible display screen There is provided stable, smooth supporting surface under state for it facilitates the touch-control of user to grasp so as to provide more smooth display picture Make, is conducive to promote touch accuracy;Also, it is designed as folding structure and raised structure by relating to shell, it can be with The volume for reducing flexible display apparatus, is able to ascend the portability of flexible display apparatus.
Above description is only the preferred embodiment of the application and the explanation to institute's application technology principle.Those skilled in the art Member is it should be appreciated that invention scope involved in the application, however it is not limited to technology made of the specific combination of above-mentioned technical characteristic Scheme, while should also cover in the case where not departing from the inventive concept, it is carried out by above-mentioned technical characteristic or its equivalent feature Any combination and the other technical solutions formed.Such as features described above has similar function with (but being not limited to) disclosed herein Can technical characteristic replaced mutually and the technical solution that is formed.

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1. a kind of flexible display apparatus, which is characterized in that the flexible display apparatus includes foldable shell and flexible display screen;
The foldable shell includes first shell and second shell, and the first shell includes first end and second end, described Second shell includes third end and the 4th end;
The first shell is rotatably coupled with the second shell at the third end in the first end, the first shell Body is separable at the 4th end in the second end and the second shell;
The second end of the first shell is equipped with shaft, and the relatively described first shell of the shaft can be rotated;
First shell first shell when being contacted with each other by the second end or the 4th end and the second shell Body has first surface in the side close to the second shell, and the second shell has in the side close to the first shell There is second surface;
The first surface is provided with the first hollow protrusion in the position close to the second end;
First protrusion can at least accommodate the flexible display screen;
The first surface is provided with the first groove in the position close to the second end, and the second surface is close to described the The position at four ends is provided with the second protrusion;
When the first shell is contacted with each other by the second end or the 4th end and the second shell, described first is recessed Slot is mutually clamped with second protrusion;
The flexible display screen includes fixing end and movable end, and the flexible display screen is connected by the fixing end and the shaft Connect and be wound in the shaft, the movable end and knob connect, it is described knob by far from the shaft pulling force when will The flexible display screen is pulled out from the shaft.
2. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the first shell is in the second end and institute It is separably attached at the 4th end to state second shell.
3. flexible display apparatus according to claim 2, which is characterized in that the second end is equipped with the first magnetic devices, 4th end is equipped with the second magnetic devices;
First magnetic devices and second magnetic devices are for the second end and the 4th end to be mutually attracted.
4. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the first end is equipped with third magnetic devices, The third end is equipped with the 4th magnetic devices;
The third magnetic devices and the 4th magnetic devices are for the first end and the third end to be mutually attracted.
5. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the first shell by the second end or When 4th end and the second shell contact with each other, the first shell has the in the side far from the second shell Three surfaces, the second shell have the 4th surface in the side far from the first shell;
When the foldable shell is fully deployed, the first end is connect with the third end makes the third surface and described 4th surface forms a continuous plane.
6. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the first end passes through phase with the third end The coupling unit mutually cooperated can be rotationally connected;
The coupling unit includes the first fixation member, the second fixation member and the first rotatable components;
First fixation member is fixed on the first end, and second fixation member is fixed on the third end, and described One fixation member and second fixation member are rotatably coupled by first rotatable components.
7. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the flexible display apparatus also includes at least Three shells;
The third shell includes the 5th end and the 6th end;
The second shell is rotatably coupled with the third shell at the 6th end at the 4th end, the second shell Body is separable at the 5th end at the third end and the third shell.
8. flexible display apparatus according to claim 7, which is characterized in that the first shell by the second end or 4th end and the second shell contact with each other and the second shell by the third end or the 5th end and When the third shell contacts with each other, the first shell has the 5th surface in the side far from the second shell, described Second shell has the 6th surface in the side far from the first shell, and the third shell is close to the second shell Side has the 7th surface;
When the foldable shell is fully deployed, the first end connect with the third end, the 4th end and described the Six end connecting is in the same plane the 5th surface, the 6th surface and the 7th surface.
9. flexible display apparatus according to claim 8, which is characterized in that the 4th end passes through phase with the 6th end The coupling unit mutually cooperated can be rotationally connected;
The coupling unit includes third fixation member, the 4th fixation member and the second rotatable components;
The third fixation member is fixed on the 4th end, and the 4th fixation member is fixed on the 6th end, and described Three fixation members and the 4th fixation member are rotatably coupled by second rotatable components.
10. flexible display apparatus according to claim 9, which is characterized in that the third end is equipped with the 5th magnetic devices, 5th end is equipped with the 6th magnetic devices;
4th end is equipped with the 7th magnetic devices, and the 6th end is equipped with the 8th magnetic devices;
5th magnetic devices and the 6th magnetic devices are for the third end and the 5th end to be mutually attracted;
7th magnetic devices and the 8th magnetic devices are for the 4th end and the 6th end to be mutually attracted.
11. according to claim 1 or flexible display apparatus described in any one in claim 7-10, which is characterized in that The flexible display apparatus is additionally provided with stop device, and the stop device is used to the knob being fixed on the foldable shell On.
12. flexible display apparatus according to claim 11, which is characterized in that the stop device is described including being set to Foldable housing outer surface, at least one card slot to fasten with the knob.
13. flexible display apparatus according to claim 12, which is characterized in that the card slot is described including at least being set to First card slot of first end.
14. flexible display apparatus according to claim 12, which is characterized in that the card slot is described including at least being set to Second card slot of second end.
15. flexible display apparatus according to claim 12, which is characterized in that the card slot is described including at least being set to The third card slot at the 4th end.
16. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the foldable shell is stiff case.
17. flexible display apparatus according to claim 1, which is characterized in that the flexible display screen includes flexible organic Light emitting display or Electronic Paper.
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