Nokia’s aeon "full surface screen" cellphone concept

Posted by Chris Leckness on Oct 09, 2006

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Yet another concept that is shown 2 weeks after Mobius, where myself and some of my peers invisioned something similar in the future.

 

Nokia’s research and development team have kicked it up a gear with an attractive “aeon” concept phone showing up in the R&D section of the company’s website. The most prominent design feature of aeon is a touchscreen that stretches over the full surface area of the phone, similar to BenQ-Siemens’s Black box concept phone we saw recently. Currently mobile technology isn’t quite up to realizing this fantasy, but we’ll sleep better tonight knowing that at least one of the cellphone industry’s biggest names shares the same dream as we do — BenQ’s dream didn’t count, unfortunately.

Source : Engadget Mobile

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Chris Leckness is a Microsoft MVP, Mobile Devices and a member of the exclusive focus group, Mobius. Chris has been a big time supporter/user of Windows Mobile since the Dell Axim days when it was Pocket PC 2002. Chris loves Zune, but also owns 3 iPhones too. His personal blog is chris.leckness.com.

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    I had a sort of similar concept years ago, wherein the keypad for a laptop computer would be a touchscreen. You could easily reconfigure your keyboard for DVORAK, FITALY, twin-thumb input, etc. and it would also act as a display extension. Funny, Nintendo came out with it years later in a portable system, and now they are doing it with a cell phone. Still waiting on somebody doing this with a laptop, though.

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