Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/08/designer_creates_flexible_foldable_samsung_smartiphone/

Designer styles bendy Samsung smartphone

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By Tony Smith

Posted in Phones, 8th September 2011 11:36 GMT

Samsung has demo'd flexible, foldable OLED displays, and here's a concept one designer has posted to show how such a screen might change the phones we choose.

Heyon You's Samsung Galaxy Skin is an ultra-slim handset with a fold over screen that lets it be folded for ease of portability and opened out for maximum display space.

Heyon You Samsung Galaxy Skin concept smartphone

It's a kind of clamshell and candybar all in one.

And since it's flexible rather than hinged, you can wrap it around your wrist or bend over the ends so it stands up for landscape viewing.

Heyon You Samsung Galaxy Skin concept smartphone

Alas, it's just one guy's flight of fancy, not a Samsung sanctioned concept, presented on creative types' website Yanko Design, from which these pictures come. It has may more.

The proposed spec doesn't matter much - it has everything, natch - but we'd sure like to get our mitts on this Android gadget of tomorrow.

Heyon You Samsung Galaxy Skin concept smartphone

Come on, Samsung, what do you say? If you're quick, you might even get it out before the Nokia Aeon concept the Finnish phone giant pitched in 2006 and for which we are still waiting... ®