Patent Number: 7,089,572

Title: Electronic apparatus

Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a lid body turnable with respect to the apparatus main body and having a display portion for displaying information, and a lid body turnably supporting mechanism for turnably supporting the lid body with respect to the apparatus main body. The lid body turnably supporting mechanism has a first turning shaft with its axial direction extending in parallel to a principal surface of the apparatus main body, and a second turning shaft provided at one end of the first turning shaft in such a manner as to be perpendicular to the principal surface of the apparatus main body. In this electronic apparatus, the second turning shaft of the lid body turnably supporting mechanism is located at one of corners of the apparatus main body or the lid body.

Inventors: Yano; Kazuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Nonaka; Akifumi (Kanagawa, JP), Tamura; Masafumi (Kanagawa, JP), Nakazawa; Masahide (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G11B 17/03 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018