Samsung patents a flexible smartphone made of discrete links

12 March, 2015
The novel device would be able to grab on to users' clothing and facilitate outdoor use.

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  • asd

so after bending this phone like a thousand times, do they really believe that the whole phone will retain the ability to become perfectly flat?

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 13 Mar 2015I hope samsung makes a true transparent display like we see in m... moreThey're already having that on TV's...

  • AnonD-296725

if samsung can pull this off, it could be the game changer

  • Anonymous

AnonD-340055, 13 Mar 2015apple made bendable phones earlierBendable and flexible are different in this case

  • Muthu

nicky, 13 Mar 2015scared of new tech?I thought he had a point - "smartphone innovation becoming illogical". Focus on areas which need immediate improvement - overheating, battery life, durability, stability of OS, security etc, instead of gimmicks like heart rate sensor, eye tracking, 10000ppi display etc.

  • nicky

URGHH.., 13 Mar 2015No one needs such technology..smartphone innovation is now becom... morescared of new tech?

  • AnonD-340055

apple made bendable phones earlier

  • yeah i said it

Primark, 13 Mar 2015how come when Samsung pioneers it it is gimmicky but when apple ... moreI was thinking the same thing , well said

  • yeah i said it

URGHH.., 13 Mar 2015No one needs such technology..smartphone innovation is now becom... moreYou don't have to care about the features you mention, but phone companies have to do this... patent their idea even if this doesn't see the light of day , apple, Nokia , HTC, Motorola, Oppo, LG, BlackBerry, they have to prove that their idea was patent, there are already great phones with awesome battery life, check out Motorola droid

  • cjs

URGHH.., 13 Mar 2015No one needs such technology..smartphone innovation is now becom... moreSo go buy a Nokia 3310 then....

  • Anonymous

I can say the next device, its gonna be galaxy s6 flex. yoo hoo.

  • Anonymous

GTRagnarok, 13 Mar 2015So you can have a phone with a giant display that still easily f... moreYeah ladies purse may be not in the mens pocket.

  • URGHH..

No one needs such technology..smartphone innovation is now becoming illogical...what i need in smartphones is that the battery that lasts more than 3 days..i don't even care with this flexible screen,4K resolution,octa-core processors, heart rate sensors that is sometimes inaccurate, fingerprints and blah blah blah..

Confuse?, 13 Mar 2015What's the use of bending in the 1st place?So you can have a phone with a giant display that still easily fits in a pocket.

  • AnonD-121494

Primark, 13 Mar 2015how come when Samsung pioneers it it is gimmicky but when apple ... moreThat my friend is the flawless logic of Apple fans, everything Apple does is innovation for those "geniuses" even if Apple does it years later than every other manufacturer.

  • Shen

Now I believe Samsung copied iPhone's bendable feature.... LOL

  • Anonymous

These things looks good in the animation movies, go for it samsung galaxyriaxus_m9_g4(galaxy+xperia+nexus+m9+g4. am i missing something.?

???, 13 Mar 2015Not satisfied with ur explaination...The flexible cncept is a gi... moreOmg people... Can't you understand that this kinda device will change the way we communicate? These kinda devices will be able to wrap around the wrist & we can do everything on wrist like in sci-fi space movies. It will be hands free and then we won't have to worry about losing the device. So much better then latest trend.

  • Primark

???, 13 Mar 2015Not satisfied with ur explaination...The flexible cncept is a gi... morehow come when Samsung pioneers it it is gimmicky but when apple follows it, its innovation...
Just like their innovative notification center and new rows of icon...

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 13 Mar 2015Apple is gonna sue Samsung for copying there Bending PhonesComedy gold!