With new smartphone models hitting the market every other day, it might be hard for consumers to stay loyal to the mobile phone they are using now. New cellphones with more functions are making today’s phone smarter and more complete. Smartphones are basically the Swiss Knife of the technology world. Small and handy, many people can live without it.
Below we present to you a collection of cool, a little and crazy, mobile phone concepts that professional visual designers have come up with. Some of them are already in to their prototype phase and might just be months (or weeks) away from being sold to the public. Are you looking forward to any of these smartphones?
But a word of reminder if you are thinking about saving some cash until one of these concepts hits the phone shops. Think again because these concepts work as experiments for new technology and innovative new designs. You probably will not see these phones in the telecommunications shop some day but you can be sure their cool features are well on the way of being implemented into future smartphones. Purchase now or wait for it – the decision is yours!
iPhone Next G
In the future, phones will just be a wristlet with a projector. The iPhone Next G projects an interface onto your palm. So basically your palm will become the screen.
Cheers Mobile Phone
This phone is designed like an alcohol flask and rightfully so, as the phone runs on alcohol batteries! So if you have any leftover booze from your parties, just fill it into your phone to replenish its batteries.
BenQ-Siemens Black Box
This black and classy phone has the ability to change interface according to its function. The layout changes from camera mode to gaming mode and to regular calling and texting modes.
Maple Wood Phone
Talk about being environmentally friendly! This phone’s casing and outer parts are totally made of wood. It also slides open to activate the screen and a keypad. Just remember not to throw this phone into your fireplace or your barbeque stove.
Looking like a machine from the Terminator series, this phone can transform from an ordinary phone into a stand up figurine. A must have for figurine collectors.
This circular phone looks like a real armadillo but with more functions. It can collapse to be more compact.
This fashionista smartphone looks like a chocolate, hence the name. The grids function through fiber optics and can easily change interface according to the user’s needs.
This phone brings aromatherapy and smartphones together. Use this aeroplane shaped phone as an air freshener or an air sensor in addition to its regular functions.
Design your own phone with the tiles in this phone. Looking like a Lego phone, the user can decide how the phone is going to look like, whether it’ll be black and white, pink or just plain colourful. Perfect for kids I would say.
Nokia Eco Sensor
This eco-friendly phone gives you updates about the environment, health and weather. The main reason for this concept is to bring awareness to the user about taking care of the environment.
Quartz Tele Mobile Phone
Beautifully designed but a little tedious to carry around. The phone releases its tentacles (crystals) to touch your fingertips. Looks cool to have your keypad moving up and down everytime you play a game or send a text.
Cadilac Life Phone
This curvy phone has dwi functions, as a phone and as a laptop. When the screen is closed, the phone projects a screen and a keyboard. When open, the phone reverts back to its original functions.
Touch Screen Rotary
If you miss the old school 80’s phones, this smartphone is the right one for you! It has a circular dialer and the functions of a smart phone.
A super cool multimedia device, this phone consists of two parts, the phone and the projector-cum-speakers. So, turn on your show and project to the screen.
Beautifully designed, this phone features a keypad and a see through screen. It is durable and stainless, thus keeping smudges and fingerprints at bay.
The Mozilla Seabird projects a screen and a keyboard just like a PC. Use it for work and entertainment!
When not in use, close it and keep it in your pocket. When you are using it, open the phone like a scroll. The buttons are on the side and the screen is in the middle to allow ease of usage.
This multilayer phone is eco-friendly as it is made out of plywood. But the astonishing thing is the multiple layers on this phone which doubles it up as a printer, gaming console and projector.
Shaped like a leaf, this mobile phone is eco-friendly and compact. You can hang it around your neck or your wrist too.
This phone is shaped like a peanut, but don’t be fooled. This phone has many functions like a sliding screen and sliding camera.