While foldables have received most of the attention so far, rollable devices have showed a lot of promise in helping to advance the smartphone business. A fresh report claims that Motorola is planning to introduce the Felix, a rollable smartphone.

91Mobiles quotes Evan Blass as saying that Motorola is developing a rollable smartphone. Internally known as Felix, it would be a handset with a convertible form factor similar to Motorola’s Razr but without a folding hinge. Instead, a rolling mechanism would gain additional screen space.

Although the concept of rolling smartphone displays is not new, no one has yet been able to bring the technology to market. Numerous prototypes of the idea have been displayed by TCL, Oppo, and others, but no genuine products have been made public. Rollable, aptly called by LG, was set for release last year but was abruptly shelved as LG shut down its mobile division.

Although there are no photographs of this device yet, this report says it will appear very different from anything we’ve seen previously. The LG Rollable was designed to be a gadget with a rollable component that makes the screen broader than a typical smartphone.

In contrast, the Motorola Felix is expected to have a smaller overall size out of the box, but a rolling component that increases the display’s height by around a third. This might serve as an alternative to the Galaxy Z Flip 3 form factor because it has a comparable smaller footprint and still provides a functional experience without fully expanding the screen.

The exact release date of this device is unknown, but according to Blass, the testing phases it is currently in suggest it will not be available for at least a year. Separate from the soon-to-launch Maven, Motorola is also developing the Juno, another foldable in the Razr line.

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