Below are today’s smartphones. Dem pass phones – dem be powerful, networked multimedia computers. Come see them over the next 10 years, dem for don get far more advanced.
Ukrainian designer Aleksandr Mukomelov’s Mobile Script phone has one traditional touchscreen and one extendable, flexible screen that stiffens with electric current, perfect for watching films and sending emails.
Korean designer Seunggi Baek’s Bubble Phone gives users the best of two worlds. It has a full-length touchscreen on one side and a raised bubble keypad on the reverse. The screen is transparent so users can flip the phone and use it whichever way they want.
Shikun Sun’s DrawBraille phone uses braille finger pads and a display screen with mechanically-raised dots to facilitate communication for the visually impaired.
If Facebook made a phone this is what Polish industrial designer Michal Bonikowski thinks it should look like. It features a front and back camera, Facebook home button as well as a Facebook cloud storage service, that could offer up to 100GB of space.
At first glance Ryan Harc’s Maple Phone is nothing but a block of wood. But, sensitive to touch, it transforms into a sleek mobile phone with slide-out display, mp3 player and digital camera.
Russian designer Ilshat Garipov’s Kambala phone has a centerpiece that can be popped out and used to clip the phone to the ear. This phone has the camouflage qualities of a chameleon: As an earpiece it changes color to imitate your skin.
The Philips Fluid concept phone by Brazilian designer Dinard de Mata has a bendy organic light-emitting diode, which means it can be wrapped around the wrist as a watch or bracelet or used like a regular mobile phone.
For American designer Michael Laut, the Radia concept phone is all about simplicity: Sleek, circular, transparent, touch-sensitive and small enough to slide in his top pocket
Russian designer Kamil Izrailov’s multi-faceted Mobikoma is made from multiple blocks that fasten together with micro locks. Each block can then be used individually or collectively as a phone or tablet.
Jinyoung Choi’s iPhone Pro concept was designed with photography aficionados in mind. It comes with a detachable DSLR lens, speaker/microphone and projector.
This mobile phone-cum-projector by Italian designer Stefano Casanova has a rotatable screen with a micro-light projector that allows users to view their display on any flat surface.
The Rollerphone by Alexey Chugunnikov is a futuristic watch with a retractable transparent screen at the base. The screen unfurls to the tip of your fingers making it a perfect fit between ear and mouth.
We carry plenty thanks dash Monique Rivalland for this compilation. Olodumare bless you.