Samsung introduced its first smartphone with a flexible display on Wednesday and seemed to pitch itself years ahead of its archrival Apple. Many industry observers noted that the foldable phone represents a challenge for Apple in the premium smartphone market. What will Cupertino’s reaction be, will they follow suit? And what would a foldable iPhone look like? More here.
The key will be how thin they can make these foldable devices without compromising too much on battery life. The concept above turning real would suit many.
The idea of a folding display might sound like a sci-fi fan’s dream, but the flexible future is already here! Following the release of a few bendable displays in recent years, designer Kizuku Kitada takes things to an entirely new level with this tablet notepad that features a complete 180-degree fold… More at YD.
OK, it’s merely a concept, but it would be nice to see something like this at some point in the future.
Paying tribute to this legacy, Tyson Mai’s Casio concept combines familiar elements from over the years. It doesn’t appear to have any of the smart features mentioned, rather, it’s a fashion throwback that’s purely aesthetic in purpose. While it looks quite cousinly, one new feature is a removable face dial that doubles as a philips screwdriver for removing the back plate when it’s time to switch out the battery… More at YD.