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Samsung said to launch a device with wraparound screen next year

14 November, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung said to launch a device with wraparound screen next year  - read the full textAccording to a report released by Bloomberg, Samsung has plans to release a smartphone with wraparound display at some point next year. The new screen tech will allow users to look up messages or stocks from an angle. The upcoming device is said to use updated version of proprietary Samsung...

 

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> In reply to sonux @ 2013-11-15 03:30 from rK$Y - click to readWhat weed are you smoking dude?

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  • 2013-11-15 08:45
  • vxSf

> In reply to PodDigi @ 2013-11-15 05:08 from sHrb - click to readgo look at the video and y0u'll see

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  • 2013-11-15 08:27
  • pEg5

Ohhh lala .. now samsung released new smartphone with wraparoud shape .. its really hot news.. for young guys..

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  • 2013-11-15 07:20
  • vIH$

so this allows tech us to tilt our phone display to read text sms.Wonder who wants to do this. People are getting weird first they used to see smartphones from extreme angles and now this.lol.

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  • 2013-11-15 07:19
  • uuJ1

Thats whats I['m talking about

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  • 2013-11-15 07:13
  • thap

> In reply to Be Cool @ 2013-11-15 04:35 from 3$w3 - click to readWow, your argument makes so much sense. It makes me feel like buying the galaxy round. lol. Nice argument btw.

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  • 2013-11-15 07:10
  • vV5G

> In reply to iXperia 4eva @ 2013-11-15 04:35 from NjbK - click to readSpeech shows what a man is.

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  • 2013-11-15 06:13
  • ty@n

Lol.. Useless thing.. we need a phone not a news paper. Wat wld i do with a screen wrapped around corners?

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  • 2013-11-15 05:08
  • sHrb

If samsung wants to wrapup the mobile devices market that's understandable ( although thats aiming too high ) but it has to be seen that if these curvy things are usable for reading for long or they cause too much eye strain. No use of these doubtfully fancy devices if they are not very useable. One fabulous feature of these would be that they would be unbreakable ( I hope ).

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  • 2013-11-15 04:41
  • v{T$

I see more sense in the Galaxy Round than this one.

Here are my arguments about Round:
1- The arch of the phone fits to the arch of the palm, so the big phone curved feels smaller in the hand, than the same size flat one.
2-Easier to rich the corners of the screen, that come closer to the thumb.
3- Easyer for the pocket, than same same size big phones, because the edges don't pull out the pockets like the big flat phones. Much more pocketable , compare with same size (big)flat device..
4-Dropping "on screen" on the floor or ground , doesn't hit flat screen, but only the edges of the frame.- So, more unbreakable display.
5-Falling from high level, the aerodynamics force the phone to fall mostly on the back.
6-According to Display Mate, Round has less reflective screen.(check it out on Google)

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  • 2013-11-15 04:35
  • 3$w3

samsung and LG doing lame and unwanted things!

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  • 2013-11-15 04:35
  • NjbK

> In reply to Usman9211 @ 2013-11-15 01:28 from 3Nuy - click to readApple copy Sony in 2007 when they were still on the top. Now is not much to copy from Sony.

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  • 2013-11-15 04:32
  • 3$w3

> In reply to [deleted post]LOL

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  • 2013-11-15 04:22
  • 9Lax

At the moment there is probably not much point in this except for appearance.

Ultimately this technology will lead to edge to edge displays and then probably onto folding/rolling devices but that is still a fair way down the track.

Samsung should be congratulated for spending billions on R&D.

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  • 2013-11-15 03:45
  • Xr1%

Hahaha thats right!!!! Sony is not even worth it!!! And people who change and buy new iphones every year just want to say "hey im rich i got the latest iphone!!!" Instead of buying what they really need they buy the new iphone!?!?!?!?!? Or instead of helping people who died or damaged in typhoon haiyan or yolanda!!!!OH MY GOODNESS!!!

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  • 2013-11-15 03:44
  • t7Mu

Wow another example of copying technology by Samsung. Actually this type of curved screen are seen only by Sony Trinitron lagendery TV's (the times when Samsung lg don't have enough money for r&d to make TVs) then flat TVs era comes then Taft LCD no Samsung have no future proof innovation so the turned back technology to the coast times. Sir Mr Samsung people are not foolish.if some one holding a smart phone den they must see direct screen perpendicular direction lol.not in angles lying your phone and see through the bottom or by standing back to the phone and wanted to operate. if the person is not mad.

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  • 2013-11-15 03:30
  • rK$Y

> In reply to Usman9211 @ 2013-11-15 01:28 from 3Nuy - click to readSony better? Maybe for you. But if you look at finances, then somehow Sony stands way behind Samsung.

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  • 2013-11-15 03:14
  • kWRY

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