How practical is a round screen for a mobile phone? Not sure but the Galaxy Round is certainly a cool looking smartphone. Curved Screen technology is not new, but for it being used in a device built for consumers the trend is exciting.
According to the official Samsung global Blog the Round will be launched in Korea
Samsung Electronics introduced GALAXY ROUND, the world’s first curved display smartphone, to be available October 10th in Korea. Samsung has been a mobile display innovator by introducing color TFT-LCD, AMOLED, and Super AMOLED flexible display for its mobile product. -
Samsung Rounds curved screen is a being marketed as a "fun feature" that users can take advantage of the machine by swinging on the table. For example, when the key is on, you can swing the machine to tilt to one side of the machine to automatically turn the screen and displays information about battery, date, time, message, call ... In addition, Samsung also said he struck operation Home screen sliding between screens will feel better through continuous, it will also throw in some new features while interacting with the application manipulate photos and music.
No word on when or if its coming to America by Christmas as of yet.
The Galaxy Round is sporting
CPU: 2.3GHz quad
Camera follows: 13 MP
Front camera: 2MP
Connectivity: USB 3.0, NFC, BT 4.0, 4G
Dimensions: 151.1 x 79.6 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 154 grams