Patent Number: 6,311,076

Title: Mobile communication devices

Abstract: A mobile communication device has a housing 1 containing battery and electronic component compartments 7. Located along a central axis of the housing 1 is a spring mounted roller 4 to which is attached a flexible liquid crystal display 9. The housing 1 contains a compartment between the roller 4 and the outer wall of the housing 1 for storing the display 9 in a retracted position. An elongate slot 12 extends axially along the housing 1 such that the display 9 can be pulled through the slot 12 by a user to a withdrawn position in which the display 9 is visible to the user.

Inventors: Peuhu; Arto (Tampere, FI), Isotalo; Mika (Tampere, FI)

Assignee: Nokia Mobile Phones Limited

International Classification: H04M 1/02 (20060101); H04B 1/38 (20060101); H04M 1/247 (20060101); H04B 001/38 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018