Samsung Reveals Galaxy Round, First Curved Smartphone

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Round world's first curved smartphone. Company announced this new device last night, its said that the device resembles the Galaxy S3 and S4, but it has slight dip in the middle that causes the phone to curve along a vertical axis.

"As a result of its unique curved design, users can take advantage of round integration experiences like the Roll Effect that enables user to check information such as date, time, missed call and battery easily when home screen is off, and the Gravity Effect for creating visual interaction with the screen by tilting the device," Samsung said in a statement. 

"When the Galaxy Round's display is off while the music player is running, a short press to the left of the device will play the previous track while a short press to the right will play the next track. For pictures and videos, the Side Mirror feature enables users to gain access to list of the album content with a left and right tilt."

Samsung Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch, 1080p screen with an HD Super AMOLED display and under the hood there is a 2.3GHz quad-core processor and a 3GB of RAM. Device is 7.9mm thick, weighs 154g, and has a 2800mAh battery and will runs an Androud 4.3 OS. The Galaxy Round also powers a 13-megapixel camera.

No news of its launch has came yet, but its said that the Galaxy Round will first launch in South Korea in "luxury brown," and more colors are forthcoming. As per the latest rumors suggest LG is also planning to launch a new curved smartphone which is dubbed as the G Flex within a few weeks.

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