We said it before and we will say it again. The smartphone market is pretty much stagnant at this point. Aside from faster chips, memory and storage, there’s nothing groundbreaking. The only thing smartphone makers can do to sell the phone is the camera system.
You may not heard of Transsion. However, if you are in certain Africa countries, you may be familiar with a smartphone brand called Tecno. Tecno, along with itel, are smartphone brands under Transsion. Tecno is huge in Africa, btw.
To be honest, I am not a huge fan of curved screen. It’s gorilla-size hand-unfriendly. I keep triggering something on the slight curved on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus. I cannot imagine if a phone has even more ridiculous curve and on all sides. And curve on all-side, aka quad-curved screen, is exactly what Xiaomi …
What is the most iconic design from Harman/Kardon? Well, it had to be the SoundSticks, right? Now, imagine the SoundSticks design language being applied to a smartphone? Can’t imagine that? Well, you don’t have to because, industrial designer James Tsai already did.
Forget about folding phone because, rollable screen phone is about to become a reality. Oppo has just revealed the Oppo x 2021 Rollable Screen Concept Phone which it actually has a few working prototypes.
Vivo, the granddaddy of pop-up front-facing camera, is not done with the pop-up camera yet. It was recently revealed that it is taking the pop-up camera further. How? By making it detachable.
Teenage Engineering have made composing synthesized tunes on-the-go a thing. Now, a concept design from Madrid-based studio, GRIS Design, takes that idea to the next level with OP-S Synthesizer Smartphone.
Another year, another concept phone. Vivo has revealed a new Apex concept smartphone and like the 2018 and 2019 concepts, the Vivo Apex 2020 Concept is as bold in the innovation front. It has one key feature that Apple is striving to achieve and that is, a device that is void of ports and holes.
You read that right. Even before the folding display technology matures, TCL has embarked on making a tri-fold display smartphone and it even has a prototype to show too.
Waterfall display will be a hype in the smartphone industry, but apparently Xiaomi has a more ambitious plan. The smartphone maker has unveiled a smartphone with a display that goes beyond extreme curves; it literally has wraparound display. I am not even kidding.