Everyone is talking about the alleged Apple iWatch. Will it actually turn out to be true, or is it just a dream that Apple fanboys and fangirls want to become a reality? Another option is of course that Apple secretly started this rumor in order to keep us from digging into what they are really working on. When it comes to Apple, there is little to be “trusted.” One thing is for sure though, and that is that future smartphones will have some pretty neat features incorporated into them.
New designs and ideas are always being conceived, but it’s the really cool projects that stay around for a year or two that really become reality. This future smartphone design dubbed the LIMBO is one of those concept designs. Since everyone is talking about a wearable smartphone, this should truly be the ultimate concept,
The LIMBO might look like a science fiction pip boy from Fallout, but it’s actually a plausible future smartphone design which would only need a flexible touchscreen to be realized. And as far as I know, we already have a few prototypes of those touchscreens which were demoed by Samsung in their future smartphone designs. An iWatch from Apple is most likely to look like an iPod Nano attached to a wristband, or something similar, and that’s why I think this future smartphone concept design is way more appealing.
Not only does it work like a regular smartphone, but the flexibility of it allows it to be seamlessly wrapped around your wrist just like the rumored iWatch would. There’s no doubt that smartphone manufacturers are working on concept wristband smartphones right now since the demand has never been higher. But the nagging question is of course what they will look like when they are first announced. This particular future smartphone concept design was conceived by South Korean designer Jeabyun Yeon and transforms into a wristwatch. It includes a flexible touchscreen display (4.3” / 16:9 WSVGA AMOLED) and a bunch of other neat features.
Jeabyun Yeon’s LIMBO – Future Smartphone Concept