Wednesday, January 03, 2007

7 High-Tech Cell Phones You Can’t Buy

7.Pantech’s Flexus Mobile Phone

Pantech’s sleek “Flexus” mobile phone concept recently took home the iF Design Award for Excellence & Innovation. This handset boasts a “trackball and Moto PEBL-esque keypad.”

6.NEC’s “Tag” Phone

NEC has just unveiled “Tag”, its next-generation cell phone concept. Available in white, black, or orange varities, this device boasts ‘”shape-memorizing” material — the tag will bend and twist at your command.’ Other specifications have not yet been released.

5.Nokia Aeon

Nokia's research and development team have kicked it up a gear with an attractive "aeon" concept phone showing up in the R&D section of the company's website. The most prominent design feature of aeon is a touchscreen that stretches over the full surface area of the phone, similar to BenQ-Siemens's Black box concept.

"Currently mobile technology isn't quite up to realizing this fantasy, but we'll sleep better tonight knowing that at least one of the cellphone industry's biggest names shares the same dream as we do".

4.Synaptics Onyx Mobile

Synaptics introduces the Onyx mobile phone concept, which comes equipped with a touch-sensitive LCD panel instead of a regular keypad, allowing you to answer the handset “by simply holding it to your cheek, messages sent by swiping them off the screen with the whole finger.

3.Pantech Pivot Point

Designed by Lunar Designs for Pantech, Pivot Point is a futuristic mobile phone concept, sporting a “swiveling screen that can be set up like an easel for easy typing.”

2.Motorola PVOT Phone

Designed for developing nations, the Motorola PVOT concept is a hand crank, rechargeable AA battery-powered phone. You get one minute of use for every 25 cranks. Other features include a 125 x 125 Dot Matrix LCD and an “Eraser Shield” keypad.

1.Dual-Screen Cell Phone

Alloy Total Product Design’s “The Polygon” boasts two displays: a standard high-resolution display for viewing data and a touchscreen for accessing menus, etc.


Anonymous said...

Stupid phone designers (last phone) cant stop ripping off of others. Two screens!!! Thats Nintendo. It's exactly like the ds except its a phone. inimaginative designers. Onyx is good.

Anonymous said...

you know only the original invention is not a ripoff, rest are just different version of the same :)So all mobile phones in the world are just ripoff from the first guy who decided to carry a home phone with very very very long phone line attached to a battery :P

The Mobile Phone Man said...

Its amazing to think that these things could be in our hands in the future. They look great.


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Anonymous said...

I think samuel works for one of the companies lol!!