Samsung have launched the world’s first curved smartphone, named the Samsung Round.
The 14.5cm display smartphone with feature a slightly curved display to offer a more user friendly experience. The curvature of the screen is limited by the solid battery, however Samsung still manage to create an ergonomic handset.
The latest launch doesn’t come as a surprise, competitors LG have been suggesting the reveal of a curved smartphone for a while now and have hinted to dates in early 2014 for an official launch. Samsung have beaten all their competitors to the first steps into the curved display market, despite many other manufacturers already producing curved television screens.
An official launch date has not been announced yet as the Samsung Round is yet to pilot in its home country of South Korea before being released worldwide.