Samsung debunks the myth that the flexible Galaxy Skin phone is anything but a concept render

Samsung debunks the myth that the flexible Galaxy Skin phone is anything but a concept render
Oh, come on now! It looks that International Business Times has been engaged in some wishful thinking about the Samsung Galaxy Skin flexible phone concept, when it said Samsung is preparing it for launch in Q2 of 2012. 

That's the period when Samsung plans to have production-ready flexible OLED screens, so the publication probably engaged in some extrapolating to tie this timeframe with the launch of a flexible phone from Samsung.

After the news circled around the blogosphere, the Korean company's PR was forced to come up with an official statement that the Galaxy Skin is merely a concept render, created as a project in a Seoul university school of design, and allegedly shown to Samsung representatives when it was taking part in an exhibit:


We are at least two years away from designs similar to the Galaxy Skin concept, but Samsung could definitely take note of the naming and the eventual Android Flexy platform idea for bendable handsets. The fact that Samsung researchers managed to create a bendable display that doesn't leave a crease in the middle when folded gives us hope... for 2013.

source: T3

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3. lol just not gomnna happen unregistered

ok were does the battery go?? lol

6. Leodrade

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

either it would be in that hump in the bottom or it would use some sort of flexible battery which has already been shown in other concept phones

9. battery-concept unregistered

Some really thin and flexible battery has been proven concept. The only problem is companies that will be investing on it. Here's the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaMqioCWf5M Here's the Samsung Flexible Amoled Screen that will be used in that design shown at CES 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJEHp15Hoo0 Combine the two and you have a phone.

4. SoyCider

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 28, 2011

meh no one laughs

7. Goldendick unregistered

Maybe your mom is the battery, I know I gave her quite a charge last night.

8. Ivan6479

Posts: 250; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Maybe it's solar powered?

10. NeXoS

Posts: 292; Member since: May 03, 2011

Samsung needs to patent that sh!t before Apple steals it and patents it themselves.

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