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8 awesome Android phone concepts to feast your eyes on

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8 awesome Android phone concepts
Most of the concept phones that we’re usually seeing don’t ever get to become real devices. Even so, some of the ideas that concepts are presenting are eventually implemented, in one way or another, in products that we can buy. That’s the beauty of concept designs: you can imagine anything, including things that are not technically possible - knowing (or hoping) that they will be possible someday.

With Android now being the dominant smartphone platform, it’s no wonder that a lot of the handset concepts made in the last years are related to Google’s OS. Of course, there’s also a myriad of iPhone concepts, but we’re not going to talk about that right now. Instead, we’ll present you a selection of the most awesome Android phone concepts seen lately. Feel free to comment and let us know if you have any favorites.

Samsung Galaxy Skin

While flexible displays are already here, and there are a couple of smartphones that use them (Samsung Galaxy Round and LG G Flex), there’s still a long way to go before fully flexible smartphones arrive. But when they will be ready for mass production, they may be similar, in some ways, to the Galaxy Skin - a concept designed back in 2011. The Galaxy Skin is completely bendable, thus it’s supposed to feature not just a flexible screen and flexible case, but also a flexible battery. The concept was created as part of a Samsung Talent Program in Seoul, South Korea. So, who knows, maybe Samsung will have a real device like this in the future.


Google Nexus P3

There’s no Google Nexus smartphone to sport a hardware QWERTY keyboard, but what if there was? The Nexus P3 is a concept that includes not just a QWERTY keyboard, but also a gamepad and an extra battery - all being interchangeable modules that you could use depending on what you need the device for. Source.


Google Motorola X Phone

Yes, this Google Motorola X Phone concept (which has a 4.7-inch display) resembles an iPhone, but there’s something pretty cool about the way Android looks on it. Of course, we’ll never see anything like this from Motorola (not to mention the fact that we’ll likely also never see a PureView camera on an Android device). Source.


Motorola Nexus +

Here’s another Motorola concept, this time called Nexus +. It proposes a 5-inch display, carbon fiber back, a magnesium frame, and dual speakers on the front. According to the latest rumors, Motorola might indeed make a Nexus device, but it’s said that this is a large 5.9-inch one - so this right here will probably remain just a concept. Source.


Samsung Galaxy F / S5 Premium

This Galaxy F / S5 Premium concept was created before we knew that Samsung’s much anticipated metal-made smartphone isn’t exactly an S5 variant, but a smaller handset called Galaxy Alpha. The all-metal back of this concept certainly gives it a distinct look, though the shape of it may seem awkward to some. Source.


Google HTC Nexus 6

Here’s what a Nexus 6 made by Google and HTC could look like. The concept includes a 5.7-inch display, BoomSound speakers, and a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. Source.


Sony Nexus Compact

Google’s Nexus smartphones have become bigger and bigger, but what if one of the new models will be smaller? Meet the Sony Nexus Compact, which obviously borrows the idea of its design from Sony’s Xperia Z1 Compact. The Nexus Compact is water-resistant, and features a 4.3-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels. Source.


Mobiado Aston Martin CPT002

Luxury phone maker Mobiado teamed up with sports car maker Aston Martin to create a smartphone concept called CPT002. This proposes a transparent touchscreen display that holds together two platinum bars (where the battery, processor and everything else should fit). Of course, it’s hard to believe we’ll see anything like this in the real world anytime soon. Then again, the future is, as always, unpredictable.

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