Ubuntu Edge, which never made it to the market. In any case, what the folks over at the design studio did is take the basic outlines and spirit of the design patent, and then add some substance and color. The results, as you can see, yield an imposing-looking smartphone that looks all kinds of alien and, therefore, cool.Said patent is pretty interesting, if only because Samsung designers are obviously toying with the idea of a trapezoid phone — one a lot alike to the
We won't get into the nitty-gritty here, and will refrain from commenting on the seeming impracticality of the proposed design. If this ever becomes a reality, however, we'd be quite curious as to how it translates into everyday life, what with those sharp corners and sub-optimal placing of the selfie cam. In the meantime, however, we're quite enjoying these.