CES 2015: LG reveals curved smartphone with two side-view screens
LG have revealed a smartphone with display that bends along its sides at the CES 2015. Referred as Active Bending Phone, Korean news site inews24 was the first that managed to snap the photo of the curved phone and share it. The smartphone looks similar to Samsung Galaxy Note Edge which is only curved on one side. However, the 6-inch HD Active Bending phone by LG Display which is currently in prototype stage bends over both edges and offers two side-view screens. Thus, the LG Display’s concept device have a clear advantage in terms of the screen as compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge.
The Active Bending phone comes with a 6-inch HD plastic OLED display with a resolution of only 720p. It is much less impressive as compared to the Samsung Galaxy’s Edge which features a 2560 x 1440 resolution screen. The curved edges of the LG Active Bending Phone will serve as narrow secondary screens that users can swipe and tap to get access to notifications and apps. According to LG Display, the curved smartphone unveiled at the 2015 Consumers Electronics Show is ready for mass production. However, if LG Active Bending phone will have to improve its features in order to compete with the likes of Galaxy Note Edge and upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.
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