|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||455/090 ; 455/090 ; 455/550 ; 455/575 ; 379/433 ; D14/137 ; D14/138|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 61 인용 특허 : 11|
An elliptically shaped cellular phone is elliptical in both the front access, the bottom access and the side access. This elliptical shape enables the telephone to be more easily carried in pocket for example. The telephone includes two slidable modules which are string biased relative to one another. Opening the telephone enables answering and closing the telephone enables hanging up. Even when the telephone is closed, however, one part of the keyboard is still accessible. That part of the keyboard can be used to carry out various functions on an incomi...
[ What is claimed:] [1.]1. A portable telephone, comprising:a communication electronics, including a transceiver adapted for wireless communication;a processor, operating to control at least some aspect of said communication;a user interface, connected to control an operation of said microprocessor; anda housing, holding at least a portion of said user interface, said housing having a substantially elliptical outer shape which has an elliptical symmetric shape in three orthogonal planes.