We’re hitting a point in mobile technology where flagship smartphones seemingly need to come in pairs; where manufacturers have foregone the idea of a “one size fits all” device, instead focusing on making two different sizes for two different kinds of people. The regular user, the one that’s perfectly content sacrificing some minor specifications in exchange for a phone that fits perfectly in their hand … and the power user that demands every last spec, every inch of screen that can be crammed into their smartphone of choice.
Earlier this year, the Galaxy S6 edge made [...]
OEMs are trying to find their place in this landscape. Some are more successful at this than others. But the one thing that many of these OEMs have in common is the fact that they’re all looking for that one magic bullet. That one thing that really sets them apart from others. Sometimes it’s building materials. Sometimes it’s software. Today, we’re talking about one such magic bullet – the curved screen phenomenon that we’ve seen of late.
Curved screens have been somewhat elusive until recently for two real reasons. First, finding a durable material that could work being bent in [...]