What will be next? What we can expect from the next generation of handsets that will be available in the next 10 year? Some of the few features that will be built in new cell phones are OLED screen and enhancement in flexibility, allows you to connect to social media conveniently, GPS, video conferencing etc.
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Kyocera’s Flexible, Folding Phone Concept
Kyocera’s EOS folding concept phone incorporates a flexible OLED screen, changing its form from a clam-shell into something resembling a wallet or clutch-purse.
Piccolo Concept Phone
The Piccolo Concept 1 cell phone received its design inspiration by Motorola, bringing a sexy and sleek concept that will definitely appeal to females.
Multimedia Concept Phone
Designer Jakub Lekeš tries to push the limits of phone designing with his concept. This phone has many useful features. A sliding touch screen QWERTY keyboard is concealed under the display and there is a 4.3 megapixel auto-focus camera with digital zoom support on the back. The most interesting feature is the side of the phone that shows the running track.
The Kambala Ear-Phone
The Kambala is a mobile phone that transforms to an earphone as well. Pop the center piece and the earpiece clip pings out; clip this to your ear and you got a phone-earphone! Multilayered Polymer which hosts all the electronic components is used in its construction. A continuous flexi-screen with plenty of sensors makeup the surface and it has the ability to transmit the image on the inside of the phone to the outside.
Flutter Concept Phone
The LG Flutter will have an opportunity to be featured in a future blockbuster movie. The device opens up like a fan, as you can see in the image above and has a flexible OLED touch screen display that scrolls radically.
“Tag” Phone Concept
An intriguing concept from NEC Design, this Tag Soft-Shell Mobile Phone shows how cumbersome carrying a phone in your pocket can be. Made of rubbery “shape-memorizing” material, the tag will bend and twist at your command.
Motorola has come up with a new concept of Motorola Sparrow. A concept conceived to provide retail stores with a mobile point of sale device. The Motorola Sparrow is an all-in-one device that combines a scanner, RFID, point of sale system, communication and credit card reading capabilities. Equipped with touch sensitive areas, the front and back of the Motorola Sparrow makes it easy to navigate and use.
Nokia 888 Mobile Phone
New Nokia concept – Nokia 888. It uses liquid battery, speech recognition, flexible touch screen, touch sensitive body cover which lets it understand and adjust to the environment.
Morph Cell Phone Concept
The Morph is a concept that demonstrates how future mobile devices might be stretchable and flexible, allowing the user to transform their mobile device into radically different shapes. It demonstrates the ultimate functionality that nanotechnology capable of delivering: flexible materials, transparent electronics and self-cleaning surfaces.
Connect is an all-in-one, flexible smart device designed by James Zhang that can morph its form to fit the application that it assumes. Combining OLED touch-screen technology with E-paper flexibility, this device can switch to become a mobile phone, computer, multimedia player, watch, physical avatar etc.
Siemens Concept Phone
Latest Siemens‘s concept phone that wraps around your hand.
This HiFi concept headset gives us a whole new way of using a cell phone. It’s a peculiar touch screen phone which the headset can be wrapped around the head to enjoy music and attend to call even when you are moving around.
Moon Concept Phone
Moon concept phone designed by Sunman Kwon has a sleek, big and beautiful touch screen, and of course a camera. What’s special about Mooon is that at the bottom of this phone, you’ll find a Bluetooth headset, detachable when you need it.
Fluid Flexible Concept
The Philips Fluid Smartphone designed by Brazilian designer Dinard da Mata looks like one of those “Slap Wrap” slap bracelets kids used to wear in the 90s. Flexibility is one thing that makes it differ from conventional smart phones. Made of OLED, it can keep all the features of a smart phone available while adding the extra advantage of turning into a bracelet.
Glass Phone Concept
Glass phone concept is also created by designer Mac Funamizu.
This new DYA phone brings a whole new meaning to the world slider. DYA phone has an unique design that uses diagonal cut and become compact when not in use. But it is large enough for any other basic function you need.
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