Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 concepts based on company's design patent

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 concepts based on company's design patent
Just a few days ago, after the calendar flipped over to 2014, Samsung resubmitted a design patent that originally saw the light of day in August. Once thought to be the design of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, that was ruled out when Sammy released the third iteration of its phablet. So when the Korean OEM once again sent the application into the USPTO, we put on our thinking caps and came up with the idea that the images might be showing us an advance look at the Samsung Galaxy S5, and by extension, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Ivo Maric took the design on the patent applications and whipped up a Samsung Galaxy S5 concept based on the patent that was awarded to Samsung on New Year's Eve. Just like the sketches, Maric's phone includes a curved display on each side of the device. Jermain Smit took a different tact. He used the drawings from the design patent to come up with a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, which also features the curved display.

Concept models are just that, a concept designed by a third party based on information gleaned from leaked images and specs or based on nothing more than the designer's own imagination. You can check out what Maric and Smit came up with by clicking on the slideshow below.


source:  Concept Phones (1), (2), GottaBeMobile via AndroidAuthority

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60 Comments

1. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

These look really nice, but honestly I miss the days of softtouch phones. I LOVED the feel of my Thunderbolt, and my Droid Bionic. And honestly, the OG Galaxy Note had the best design from a Galaxy phone IMO.

20. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

thats your opinion of best designs!? :facepalm:

24. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Opinion- a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge. -____-

35. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

For me the design is important, however I care about the feel a lot more! All of those phones had a great feel. My Galaxy S3 is overall sticky, and the plastic is kind of shifty and poorly finished. The OG Note was very basically finished, I really liked it.

51. jcdz89

Posts: 78; Member since: Mar 01, 2013

Apart from speaker placement & glossy plastic, galaxies are nicely design. Note 3 definitely a big jump from s4.

55. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

This reply..??? Facepalm... its his opinion mannn... why do you bother???

58. Jayshmay

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 27, 2011

Isn't this "facepalm" crap something females do?

59. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

what,...??? may be you dont understand facepalm.. search on google & see its images for reference...

60. Jayshmay

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 27, 2011

I know what it means! I just regard it as a female, or gay or expression.

45. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Wow... thats an awsome design if samsung is really going for it... but I affraid they will not bcoz they are used to make very mediocre designs... samsung rock in features but sucks in design...

2. bkzebraphone

Posts: 38; Member since: Dec 12, 2012

Looks similar to an S4 with the Spigen Slim Armor case on lol. Well, it looks like that from back.

28. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

looks like a blackberry curve 9360 in the 2nd pic

3. technomichael

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

Sammy take note and hire this guy onto your design team

10. Extradite

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

Concept design phones never have curved edges. Nokia N74 iTalian, German concept designs for iPhones were always rectangular sharp edges. This idear is not concept, but looks mote like Samsungs iNnovat8 series

13. rangaha

Posts: 86; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

take note? this concept design was based on samsung's design patent durrr

4. GeekMovement unregistered

hm.. this has my interest in the galaxy s5 even more stirred up. I can't wait to see what the note 4 will look like in the fall as well.

5. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Wow, this looks B-E-A-utiful *drools* Let's hope TouchWiz gets an extreme makeover too :D

6. Killertech2099

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

I like that design looks amazing

32. tenho1982

Posts: 68; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

I dared to like your comment at first because a dozens of *professional* graphic designers could jump in and laugh at my face, or even could say I'm a Sammy seeder. But on second thought, I need to be honest to vote this comment up.

7. vladimir86

Posts: 85; Member since: Oct 15, 2011

Hope it's not gonna be for real it don't like it.

8. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

I´m a Note 3 user and I love it ! I´ll buy Note 4 no matter what design it will have.

36. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Same here.. had the note 1 and now a note 3.. feels good using the note again. . I'll be getting the note 4 when it comes out.. they better keep it the same size and just make the screen bit bigger and better of course..

9. Ant34

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

It would be nice if stuck closer to the look of stock Android. The Touchwiz UI looks like something a child threw together.

14. rangaha

Posts: 86; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

umm so does stock android

17. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Lolno.

21. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

booo!!! get off the stage!

29. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

butthurt sammy fanboys...stock android looks, simple and classy, touchwiz looks like the toy OS found on plastic (not that samys are different) fake phones that play music and stuff lol for kids

46. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

It's your opinion and that's his...IMO stock UI looks boring...I prefer touchwiz look over stock...But in looks nothing can beat HTC sense...

26. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

Stock android is boring.. I am using Nexus 4 since last 7 months.. got bored of this so called vannilla android in just first month.. so plane & boring.. no features.. it's like a newly built house without any furniture.. :p

44. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

Or one that is clean and polished...don't get me wrong its nice to have some of the added features that you can get from an OEM's take on Android, but after a few months of using sense on the HTC One, my old GNex was quite a refreshment.

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