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Shapeshifting phone concepts to be demoed as Morphees, bringing in specs like 'shape resolution' and 'stretchability'

0. phoneArena 29 Apr 2013, 05:33 posted on

The bendy phone concept needs to be examined from a more philosophical perspective - what materials can be used, how will this change the interaction with our devices, what field for work opens in terms of innovative app development and so on...

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posted on 29 Apr 2013, 06:46 2

1. alterecho (Posts: 1092; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


Nokia had such a concept in mind, way back in 2005~2006, with the Nokia 888:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3dF44XtHek

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 08:05

2. Aeires (unregistered)


If anyone has seen the movie Red Planet, this is completely viable for tablets. Still don't see how they are going to get around the chips and battery for phones though.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 08:56

3. clevername (Posts: 1431; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)


I think the best application we may see for this is a huge increase in durability. We don't necessarily need our phones to bend, but if they were made of a bendable material.. Say rubber, with plastic flexible screens, we wouldn't need to worry about dropping them. It would take a lot to scratch the body, and the screen wouldn't break.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 17:33 1

4. BlueForce (Posts: 14; Member since: 02 Apr 2013)


The Geth are on their way.

posted on 29 Apr 2013, 18:16

5. cabuya (Posts: 36; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)


im for sure know that the future of cell phone will be on flexible screen but i still is way way to early to see a real full production phone maybe the first will be note 6

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