A 12.7-inch screen unrolls from under the keyboard to grow to 15.3 inches. (credit:
Lenovo's laptop with a screen that can roll from 12.7 inches to 15.3 inches is just a proof of concept, but it looks like a pretty serious one. The company first teased the versatile OLED laptop
in October but showed it off in person before the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona this week. Marked by an OLED screen usable in two different sizes and resolutions, it's described as subtle looking and decently polished.
As a proof of concept, Lenovo may never release a rollable screen PC like this. However, the company told
that it prefers developing "concepts that we have a hope of selling." Plus, Lenovo is no stranger to releasing laptops with alternative screen designs. Its 2020
ThinkPad X1 Fold
was the first to attempt the foldable PC and will be succeeded by the
16-inch ThinkPad X1 Fold
this year. This year should also see the release of the
Lenovo Yoga Book 9i
, which connects two 13.3-inch OLED screens by a hinge.
In its current form, the rollable-screen laptop prototype "looks and feels like a regular laptop,"
reported. The publication also backed Lenovo and called the prototype "polished" enough to show off in person. It even thought the system looked less clunky than
Asus' ZenBook 17 Fold
, a 12th-gen Intel-based foldable PC currently going for