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A look at Samsung's new flexible OLED phone prototype

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Yesterday, Samsung showed off its impressive new flexible OLED phone prototype at CES to much attention. The displays can be rolled up into a circle without cracking or losing any details. Although Samsung's prototype could not be fully rolled, the phone had a 5-inch, 16:9 resolution screen that curved around the edge of the phone without any loss of image. Of course, there is no ...

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#1
Well so much for finding a case that wont block part of the screen. And screen protectors would be a bitch to keep on.... Other than looking pretty I hope this phone is just a demo.

The tech demo yesterday however showed how the screen now uses a flexible polymer and not glass, so shattering or breaking it would be much harder, or "unbreakable" as samsung put it.
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#2
this tech may be really useful if you keep the phone inside, say, a backpack, and the damage would be prevented if pressure (accidental) would tend to break the phone, impressive.

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#3
nice looks great!
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#4
I'm thinking of something that wraps around you wrist or forearm like in alot of scifi films.
#5
Originally posted by jaydubva:
I'm thinking of something that wraps around you wrist or forearm like in alot of scifi films.
A watch phone.

:/
#6
Originally posted by NHS2008:
Originally posted by jaydubva:
I'm thinking of something that wraps around you wrist or forearm like in alot of scifi films.
A watch phone.
Something like this,
http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/08/e-in...thinnest-watch/
I'm still debating the $130 investment...
#7
Originally posted by Qliphah:
Originally posted by NHS2008:
Originally posted by jaydubva:
I'm thinking of something that wraps around you wrist or forearm like in alot of scifi films.
A watch phone.
Something like this,
http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/08/e-in...thinnest-watch/
I'm still debating the $130 investment...
that would have looked cool in 60s Sci-fi movie!
Too big for me..

:/
#8
I'll still use my phone to look at the time.
#9
Yeah. But watch is still useful when you are working or in hurry..
a quick glance to wrist compared to pulling it out of your pocket and unlocking it.

:/
#10
Given the rectangle with rounded corners farce this will be more for patent protection than anything else.
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