Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Jan 2013 22:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless This is so cool, and defeninitely the future of mobile phone displays. Samsung demonstrated a prototype phone with a flexible display. Flexible displays will be more resilient than the stuff we use today, and if we ever get around to developing flexible PCBs and batteries, we'll be golden. I long for sturdy, shatterproof devices.
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RE: I'm with the verge
by satsujinka on Thu 10th Jan 2013 00:07 UTC in reply to "I'm with the verge"
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Of course flexible materials are more sturdy than non. It's much harder to break a flexible material then a rigid one.

Personally, I think, the biggest use for flex is when we get to fold-able devices (roll-able naturally comes first though.) Basically, folding would allow you to have larger screens on mobile devices. So a phone with a tablet sized screen that still fits in your pocket.

Of course, magnetically (or some other detachable mechanism) attached displays would also be an option and would probably be simpler to implement. It also allows for better expandability...

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