Apple iPhone 6 concept changes from phone to phablet to tablet using flexible screen

Apple iPhone 6 concept changes from phone to phablet to tablet using flexible screen
One of the complaints we hear about concept versions of upcoming phones is that because they are not based on actual technology, anything can be possible. That is the situation with the concept version of the Apple iPhone 6 produced by designer Pritesh Chavan. His concept version of the Apple iPhone 6 uses a flexible screen to transform a 4.2 inch iPhone into a 5.8 inch phablet and a 7.5 inch tablet.

Since the flexible components that would be necessary to make the concept work are not yet available, this is a pipe dream for now. But we wouldn't be surprised to see this available some time in the future. How many of you would be interested in owning one device that could take the place of three?


source: RedmondPie

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31 Comments

1. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

don't expect this till 2015, "from phone to phablet to tablet"? it's just a fan concept. too much fanboyism can cause over exaggeration.

2. chistoefurpuffer

Posts: 140; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

Either way, having an actual screen on the front and back, haha try not to break that. I'll stick to just phablets.

4. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Flexible screens are unbreakable unless you actually try to break it..

15. dilse

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 24, 2012

1 device(tablet+phablet+tablet)= Addition of 3 prices cant be a affordable one...apple

26. DonkeySauce

Posts: 194; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

Why would you want that when you could get a Kyocera Echo?

3. 1113douglas

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 04, 2013

Samsung got it first

5. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

This is a fan made concept, Samsung was actually showcasing it as a possible device in the near future.

6. GrmanR

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 09, 2013

I love seeing this stupid concepts of phone tablets and holo keyboards and transparent iphones and stuff not only impossible but no one really cares

7. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

I wouldn't expect this from Apple at all. They tend to not learn towards things this forward thinking. You would most likely see this on an Android first.

8. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

stupid iconcepts aint news!

9. persikon

Posts: 29; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Sorry old news. Japan did it! Google: NEC Medias W.

10. Danishs

Posts: 147; Member since: May 23, 2013

Why do they even post this? You know this far fetched concept will never be reality

16. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

not from Apple

17. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

money speaks dude.

11. moronman66

Posts: 162; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

I've seen a lot of concept renders, and in my honest opinion, that thing is Butt. Ugly. No other words can describe it. Does anyone else recall the LG Optimus Vu? That must be where this originates from. Just... No.

12. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Apple 2017 after everyone else did it first

13. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Well I'm going to say it! I'm not interested in a flexible screen. People already talk, text, & drive so imagine where I'm going with it. Plus I rather have something with some weight in my pocket. People will be filing claims all day on lost and stolen flexible phone-tablet whatever you call them. I can see see if apple does a transparent phone you can see both front and back and maybe a phone you can do FaceTime in 3d while talking to someone. That's what I want the next level phone to be like.

18. toystore

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

LOL, people think that apple is getting advace techonology from god becouse Steve is there.

19. supermikey12

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

Phone Arena, you're quickly becoming my least favorite website with useless articles like these.

27. Hallucinator

Posts: 391; Member since: May 24, 2010

Go away then. If you don't like the articles, no one is forcing you to come here.

20. nothingmuch

Posts: 201; Member since: May 03, 2013

Samsung YOUM??? I see another court battle commmmming!!!! Of course after Apple patents this as there IDEA, but we all know the truth what Apple is on this sorta stuff. I think they're desperate to get back in the game, 1st with android type feel now flex screen phablets I mean c'monnnn really, what they gonna do next '8 cores'. Apple kept it simple for a reason for customer ease and usability, but when they actually do this folding phone concept for real, I see alot of people changine over to their rivals cause bassically we all know that there will be alot more functionality from an andriod or Windows device with similar attributes. Imagine the software that Apple would have to rewrite just to open to tablet mode just for this model. Apple can't make a 5" phone just because the icons won't fit right on the screen, what makes them think that this idea will work? I think that Apple is pushing out this concept to patent it and screw other developers from even trying the idea so that Apple won't be truly left behind. Just my thought on this!

21. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Why do all these concepts only show for the iPhone? Oh right, because with Android, it's called a possibility in coming years (or even months), not a concept.

22. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

That's cool! I commented this type of thing in my specs sheet once.

23. PermanentHiatus

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

It's sad how the creator knows that iOS will never get widgets. Even in the future, iOS will always have boring rows of icons.

24. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

LG Optimus Vu?? LoL 4:3 perfect ratio

25. softfurryanus

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Samsung already showcased this as a possibility, it was a book type thing with a screen on the front, and you could fold it open to get a small sized tablet screen inside, obviously it wasnt a real working model but the fact that samsung thought of it shows this will not be an apple exclusive thing. Not to mention samsungs concept could actually work, I'm just not seeing how this thing can be stretched out without any seems on the body.

28. janjhel1907

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

its like creating a perfect iphone 5, with just one finger, dreaming, #nightmare

29. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Call me when this is a concept from an Apple engineer's project. Until then... meh.

30. cheetah2k

Posts: 2288; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Don't blow your load just yet.. You'll be waiting till 2020+ for this.. :p

31. Xolar

Posts: 57; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

Ugliest thing happened to iPhone since iPhone

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