Mobile communication terminal having two keypads

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United States of America Patent

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7636592

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20070155449A1

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11475122

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A mobile communication terminal having two keypads is provided. A mobile communication terminal comprises a first body having a left keypad installed at the left side of a front surface, and a second body having a display window installed at its left side and a right key installed at its right side, that is movably assembled with the front surface of the first body in the left or right direction. The mobile communication terminal may be used as a bar type communication terminal when the second body is not moved by sliding. If the left keypad of the first body is exposed by sliding down the second body, the two keypads are located at different sides of the display window, and thereby characters may be easily input with both hands. The two keypads arranged at different sides can each be or can both, be provided with a size large enough for individual character input.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.SUWON-SI GYEONGGI-DO59134

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kim, Hee-Sung Daegu Metropolitan , KR 8 34
Park, Jae-Wan Gumi-si , KR 22 76

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2006/0270,445 Full qwerty web-phone with hidden second keypad 9 2005
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
* 7187363 Integrated handheld data processing device having a sliding form factor 31 2001
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
* 7076058 Portable telephone set 30 2003
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (1)
* 7107018 Communication device having multiple keypads 35 2003
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
* 7385150 Sliding mechanism for device with two keyboards 13 2006
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
* 7283847 Portable digital communication device 13 2003
* 7269450 Sliding/swing-type portable digital communication apparatus 73 2004
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
* 7099708 Foldable/Slidable Function Keyboard for an Electronic Device 20 2004
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
* 7469156 Portable information terminal 15 2004
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (8)
8233948 Slider assembly for a housing of a mobile computing device 3 2007
8150482 Mobile computing device with moveable housing segments 9 2008
D641370 Housing and keypad of a mobile computing device 3 2008
8200298 Keypad housing configuration for a mobile computing device 4 2008
D640687 Housing for a mobile computing device 3 2010
D666567 Housing for a mobile computing device 1 2011
D670259 Housing for a mobile computing device 9 2011
D662933 Housing for a mobile computing device 0 2011
 
HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD. (2)
* 7831286 Sliding structure for electronic device 20 2007
* 2008/0151,510 Sliding structure for electronic device 4 2007
 
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2011/0267,743 SLIDING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE 1 2010
 
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (4)
8564540 Split keyboard and handles for mobile devices 1 2010
D641724 Mobile communications device with handle members 8 2010
D653643 Mobile communications device with handle members 2 2011
D670673 Mobile communications device with handle members 0 2011
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
* 2009/0034,172 HANDHELD COMPUTER HAVING AN ADJUSTABLE LENGTH FOR SELECTIVELY EXPOSING A SURFACE COMPONENT 3 2008
 
SONY CORPORATION (2)
* 7930009 Slide mechanism and electronic apparatus 6 2008
* 2008/0318,647 SLIDE MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS 9 2008
 
HTC CORPORATION (2)
* 8010169 Handheld electronic device 3 2008
* 2009/0147,484 HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE 2 2008
 
BLACKBERRY LIMITED (2)
* 2012/0224,302 SLIDABLE AND ROTATABLE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR ALIGNING THE SURFACES OF THE KEYPAD AND DISPLAY PORTIONS 1 2011
* 2012/0224,301 SLIDABLE AND ROTATABLE PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR ALIGNING THE SURFACES OF THE KEYPAD AND DISPLAY PORTIONS 1 2011
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (6)
* 8024017 Slidable mobile terminal having a slide module 0 2008
* 2008/0261,665 SLIDABLE MOBILE TERMINAL 2 2008
* 8180417 Portable terminal 4 2008
* 2008/0307,607 PORTABLE TERMINAL 8 2008
* 8682405 Mobile terminal 1 2012
* 2013/0017,866 MOBILE TERMINAL 2 2012
 
PANTECH INC. (2)
* 8514558 Hinge assembly and portable device having the same 6 2009
* 2010/0299,873 HINGE ASSEMBLY AND PORTABLE DEVICE HAVING THE SAME 13 2009
* Cited By Examiner

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