US 11,756,508 B2
Electronic device having improved display efficiency on some areas
Minwoo Woo, Seoul (KR); Sungho Kim, Suwon-si (KR); Seokje Seong, Seongnam-si (KR); Jinsung An, Gwacheon-si (KR); Seunghyun Lee, Asan-si (KR); Wangwoo Lee, Osan-si (KR); and Hyung Joo Jeon, Asan-si (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Gyeonggi-Do (KR)
Filed by Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Yongin-Si (KR)
Filed on Sep. 7, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/467,818.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2020-0185568 (KR), filed on Dec. 29, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2022/0208147 A1, Jun. 30, 2022
Int. Cl. G09G 5/14 (2006.01); G09G 5/12 (2006.01); G06F 1/16 (2006.01); H04N 23/57 (2023.01); H10K 50/84 (2023.01); H10K 50/844 (2023.01); H10K 59/12 (2023.01); H10K 59/65 (2023.01)
CPC G09G 5/14 (2013.01) [G06F 1/1686 (2013.01); G09G 5/12 (2013.01); G09G 2320/0686 (2013.01); H04N 23/57 (2023.01); H10K 50/841 (2023.02); H10K 50/844 (2023.02); H10K 59/12 (2023.02); H10K 59/65 (2023.02)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An electronic device, which operates in a first mode and a second mode, the electronic device comprising:
a display panel comprising a main part on which an opening area and a display area surrounding the opening area are defined, and a sub-display part disposed below the main part; and
an electronic module disposed below the display panel,
wherein, in the first mode, the sub-display part is disposed below and overlaps the opening area in a plan view,
in the second mode, the electronic module is disposed below and overlaps the opening area in the plan view, and
the sub-display part and the electronic module move together in a same direction relative to the opening area in the plan view and are connected together.