Patent Number: 7,711,398

Title: Body rotation type portable terminal

Abstract: A portable terminal comprises: a terminal body having a keypad; a display unit having a display screen for displaying information; and a hinge unit mounted between the terminal body and the display unit, rotatably supporting the display unit so as to dispose the display unit crosswise, and rotatably supporting the terminal body so as to dispose the terminal body crosswise, thereby rotating the terminal body to be disposed crosswise as well as the display unit. Accordingly, the portable terminal can facilitate a key manipulation during a game or the like and additionally perform various functions.

Inventors: Kim; Myung-Han (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: H04M 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018