Note: The original version of this post appeared on October 18, 2010.
One of the industries with the fastest growth is the mobile phone company. In the past, the most used cell phone was the Nokia 3310, which had only the most basic features—calling, texting, and the one tolerable game, snake.
Yet since then, a lot of progress has been done. The variety of phones available now goes beyond the bare minimum; smartphones, for instance, make it simple to connect to social media, use GPS, conduct video conferences, and other things.
What comes next?
What can we anticipate from the handsets that will be accessible in the following ten years? New cell phones will only have a few features, including OLED screens and improved flexibility.
We aim to present you with a collection of imaginative and captivating future phone concepts in this article.
The flexible OLED screen in Kyocera’s EOS folding concept phone transforms it from a clamshell to the shape of a wallet or clutch purse.
Multimedia Concept Phone
Motorola provided design inspiration for the Piccolo Concept 1 cell phone, resulting in a seductive and svelte idea that will appeal to females.
With his concept, designer Jakub Leke aims to push the boundaries of phone design. The functions on this phone are quite helpful. Under the display is a sliding touch screen QWERTY keyboard, and the rear has a 4.3-megapixel autofocus camera with support for digital zoom.
LG Traveler Concept Phone
The side of the phone that displays the running track is the most intriguing aspect.
The handset, designed by Andrew Zheng, is a slim slider with a built-in touch screen and a physical button keyboard.
The LG Traveler phone’s unique shape was designed for better grip, and this feature is now improved. Due to the side rubber grips.
Eddie Goh’s Eclipse Intuit phone. It includes every fundamental feature we’ve come to expect from mobile devices, including a strong 5-megapixel camera with integrated software for editing and uploading photos to an album, a slide-out touch keyboard with tactile feedback, and a spacious touch screen in the front.
This idea is distinct because certain components of the phone are built of a thin solar skin with a chemical foundation that charges the battery when exposed to light of any kind.
The Kambala is a cell phone that can also be used as earphones. The earpiece clip emerges when the centrepiece is popped; attach it to your ear and you have a phone-earphone! All of the electronic components are housed in multilayered polymer, which is used in its production.
The surface of the phone is made up of a continuous Flexi-screen with several sensors, which can send the image inside the phone to the outside.
The LG Flutter may have the chance to appear in a popular film in the future. The device includes a flexible OLED touch screen display that drastically scrolls, as seen in the image above, and it opens up like a fan.
In order to create a phone he would like to own, designer Mac Funamizu was inspired by the Nokia Aeon.
Finished with Apple’s typical livery. The phone’s surface adapts to diverse uses using an unassuming tactile feedback mechanism, and the e-ink display surrounds the device in images and data.
A smaller front touch screen and a larger screen inside the handset are both included in this phone/laptop. The latter is detachable and expandable, transforming the device into a tiny laptop.
NEC s Tag Phone Concept
The mobile phone from Mobile Script doesn’t need to be charged. A nanomaterial covering its case transforms solar energy into power for your phone’s stream.
This Tag Soft-Shell Mobile Phone from NEC Design is an intriguing example of how difficult it may be to carry a phone about in your pocket. The stretchy “shape-memorizing” material used to make the tag allows it to bend and twist as needed.
Helix is an LG concept phone designed by Rob Luna that doubles as a slap bracelet worn around the wearer’s wrist.
The LG Helix concept device is constructed of rubber and black stainless steel, and it has touch-screen technology and flexible electronics. The cell phone can be charged using a magnetic charger while being fastened to the user’s belt and using kinetic energy.
Motorola has created a brand-new Motorola Sparrow idea. a plan developed to give retail establishments a mobile point of sale system.
A scanner, RFID, point of sale (POS) system, communication, and credit card reading capabilities are all included in the Motorola Sparrow. The Motorola Sparrow has touch-sensitive sections on the front and back that make it simple to operate and navigate.
Bracelet Phone Concept
The wearable cell phone concept for Yuxa was designed by Mexican designer Veronica Eugenia Rodriguez Ortiz. This green phone includes a rechargeable battery, OLED display, and a cutting-edge method of communication.
Designer Tao Ma created a completely unique concept phone that resembles a bracelet.
When you receive a message, the gleaming device vibrates, and you may view the content by removing the bracelet and tapping the device’s elegant-looking keypad.
Blue Bee Phone
Nokia 888, a fresh Nokia idea. In order to understand and adapt to its surroundings, it makes use of a liquid battery, speech recognition, a flexible touch screen, and a touch-sensitive body cover.
Yet another cutting-edge smartphone made by Kingyo. The Blue Bee handset interface is both very intriguing and visually beautiful.
Relexer is a smartphone created by designer Lu Yin. As its name implies, it also serves as a medical tool to assess the users’ health.
The cell phone measures the temperature and other significant variations in the body by integrating a thermometer that may be worn around the wrist like a bracelet.
The HTC 1 is a high-end Android device that was created by concept designer Andrew Kim. To strengthen the phone, machined brass is intended to be used.
The concept’s stereo speakers, kickstand, which is really the bottom of the phone’s case, and lofty idea of an integrated UV light that slays bacteria on the phone’s surface while it charges are some of its standout features.
The Morph is a concept that shows how stretchy and flexible future mobile devices might be, enabling users to drastically alter the design of their mobile device.
With its flexible materials, transparent electronics, and self-cleaning surfaces, it exemplifies the highest level of functionality that nanotechnology is capable of providing.
BenQ Siemens Concept Phone
James Zhang created Connext, an all-in-one, adaptable smart gadget that can change its shape to meet the function it performs. This gadget may transform into a mobile phone, computer, multimedia player, watch, physical avatar, etc. by fusing OLED touch-screen technology with E-paper adaptability.
LG s Folding Phone
The newest concept phone from BenQSiemens fits in your hand.
We now have a completely new way to use a cell phone thanks to this HiFi prototype headset. With this strange touch-screen phone, you can listen to music and take calls while moving around by wrapping the headset around your head.
Nokia Kinetic Concept Design
The Sunman Kwon-created Mooon concept phone boasts a sleek, sizable, gorgeous touch screen, and of course, a camera. The unique feature of the Mooon phone is its detachable Bluetooth headset, which is located at the bottom of the device.
The Nokia Kinetic is an intriguing concept phone by talented designer Jeremy Innes-Hopkins. When receiving a call, the phone stands up thanks to an electromagnet in its base that allows weight to be moved.
The Benjamin Lotte-designed LG Exo Smartphone has a high-strength polymer exoskeleton to shield its fragile internal components.
Rubber is used for the outside skin, which improves strength and ergonomics. It is simple to modify the skin’s colour to anything you choose.
Dinard da Mata, a Brazilian designer, created the Philips Fluid Smartphone, which has a design reminiscent of the “Slap Wrap” slap wristbands that youngsters wore in the 1990s. One feature that sets it apart from traditional smartphones is flexibility.
It can maintain all smartphone functionality thanks to its OLED construction and provide the bonus benefit of transforming into a bracelet.
Firefox Labs’ Seabird is a concept phone. A built-in Pico Projector that can be used to project a virtual keyboard is one of many fascinating features on the Seabird concept phone.
Concept for a cool phone by Mac Funamizu. There are several amazing features in this smartphone. The screen is made in such a way that it nearly 180 degrees and has a dented keypad that resembles a wavering seabed.
DYA Phone: A New Concept
Designer Mac Funamizu also developed the idea for the glass phone.