Former Soviet defense agency to debut new dual screen smartphone
0. phoneArena 12 Dec 2012, 00:58 posted on
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9. MeoCao (unregistered)
Russia now is quasi dictatorship of Putin and they need the 2nd screen to use as a phone, the 1st screen will show portrait of Putin and his "achievements" obviously.
But seriously Russia is plagued with corruption and Rostekhnologii must show they're doing something to spend that $25 M I guess. You can go to China and buy a prototype for some dozens bucks.
2. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3052; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
"...you will be able to set certain
notifications which can still display the last image even after the phone runs out of power."
I like this idea.
Looking forward to the Russian build phone-craft!
3. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1399; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
all those other smartphones out deeeereeee ,are gooooinggg to haaave a very baaaaad daaaaaay
4. bluescreen (Posts: 154; Member since: 22 Nov 2012)
wounder what kind of spyware their gonna have this phone loaded with....
10. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1399; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
usually ICBM launch codes and stuff
5. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
In Soviet Russia, smartphones slide to unlock you!
6. tigermcm (Posts: 781; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)
hmmmm smasung or was it sanyo did this concept on Sprint and the battery was HORRIBLE so I'm curious to see how this will be
7. palmguy (Posts: 340; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)
Similar to the Samsung Upstage on Sprint. Loved that lil dual screened phone. 1st phone in 05 I think to have a lithium polimer battery. And I liked the battery wallet concept. Allowed the phone to stay charged for days.
8. tango_charlie (Posts: 101; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
Russia should team up with China to build their own mobile operating system to be independent from Google and especially from the US.