Microsoft has just been awarded a patent for Compact and durable thin smartphone. This patent is amongst the 90+ it received yesterday from the United States Patent Office.
The subject innovation and/or methods relate to a compact durable communication device that can include a plurality of improvements to provide durability and thinness.
The devices can be a clamshell smartphone, a messenger device, a thin smartphone, and/or any other suitable mobile communication device.
The improvements can include a magnesium plate, an opening for an electrical component associated with the plate, internal antenna placement, an extended backlight for a dual display, and/or a mono hinge to provide connectivity