Samsung Unveils First Curved Screen Smartphone of the World Called Galaxy Round

Oct 10, 2013 13:15 IST

imageSamsung Electronics on 9 October 2013 became the first manufacturer to launch the first curved screen smartphone of the world. The new device is known as Galaxy Round and features flexible 5.7-inch HD display. The device curves from side to side.

It is important to note that LG on 7 October 2013 announced that it would start the mass production of world's first flexible OLED (organic light-emitting diode) panel for the smartphones. But Samsung beat its rivals to launch the first curved smartphone of the world.
Samsung as well as LG have already released the televisions which feature curved OLEDs, which are capable of being bent because they are made of plastic than the glass. The research firm global flexible display industry will be worth 1.5 billion US Dollar by the year 2016 and over 10 billion US Dollar by the year 2019.

Primary Features of Samsung Galaxy Round

• The Samsung Galaxy Round enables the users to check information like battery life, time and date as well as missed calls, in a better manner while the home screen is off. IHS Display, the research firm estimated that the
• The Galaxy Round, at first, will launch in the home country of Samsung- South Korea. As of now, there are no plans of global rollout.

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