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Friday, September 9, 2011

50 Cool Mobile Phone Concepts

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Mobile phone business is one of the most rapid growing industries. Not so long ago, the popular check phone was Nokia 3310 with mere basic functions: call, text messaging and the only bearable game, snake.

However, significant improvement has been made since then. We now have so many variety of phones that surpasses the basic function, smart phones for example allows you to connect to social media conveniently, GPS, video conferencing etc.

nokia phone
Every year a few concept phones appear on various sites or presentation videos and make us wonder when will we ever get our hands on them. Probably never in some cases, considering that most of the cell phones we see are a little bit too futuristic to be created.

However, they inspire the phone manufacturers and if not built fully, a few features from here or there end up on a phone. Look at the iPhone, for example. Its touch screen function is at the moment rather common, whereas in 2005 this was considered more a science fiction feature and hard to implement. Seeing this happening makes you wonder what our phones will look like in a decade or so.

What will be next? What we can expect from the next generation of handsets that will be available in the next 10 year? Some of the few features that will be built in new cell phones are OLED screen and enhancement in flexibility.

In this article we will show you a list of creative and interesting futuristic phone concepts.
mobile phone concept

1.Finger Touching Wearable Mobile Phone

A wearable mobile device for enhanced chatting. It introduces a new wearable device that anyone can communicate with that is easier and lighter in mobile circumstances corresponding to the 3.5G, 4G communication standard.

Human hand is the most basic communication method. For easier and simpler controls, it uses the instinctive input method “finger joint”. Excluding the thumb, each finger joint makes up twelve buttons, with “the knuckle button”, using the cell phone’s 3X4 keypad, likely being the most popular input method.

2.Alienware Android Phone Concept
The combination of Alienware’s gaming features and the flexibility of the Android platform is somehow the ideal phone for a gamer. However, as cool and interesting it might look, it is not likely that it would ever be created.

android phone concept

3.Motorolla Piccolo Concept Phone
The Piccolo Concept 1 cell phone received its design inspiration by Motorola, bringing a sexy and sleek concept that will definitely appeal to females.

motorola mobile phone

4.Multimedia Concept Phone

Designer Jakub LekeŇ° tries to push the limits of phone designing with his concept. This phone has many useful features. A sliding touch screen QWERTY keyboard is concealed under the display and there is a 4.3 megapixel autofocus camera with digital zoom support on the back. The most interesting feature is the side of the phone that shows the running track.

multimedia phone

5.LG Traveler Concept Phone

Created by Andrew Zheng, the handset is a thin slider with a touch screen on board and a physical button keypad. The unusual shape of the LG Traveler phone was created for better grip and this aspect gets enhanced. Thanks to rubbers grips on the side.

lg phone

6.Eclipse Intuit Phone

Eclipse Intuit phone by Eddie Goh. It has the entire basic feature we’ve come to expect from our mobiles: powerful 5 megapixel camera with built-in software for editing and uploading pictures to photo album, slide-out touch keyboard with tactile feedback and a nice big touch screen front and center. What makes this concept unique is parts of the phone are made from a chemically based thin solar skin to charge the battery when it’s exposed to any kind of light.

eclipse phone

7.Mobile script

A contemporary mobile phone must maintain such functions as: mobility, constant Internet access, access to the documents, games and to give the best possibilities and means of communication and contact. A new generation mobile phoneMobile script” gives all these possibilities.

mobile script phone

8.Kambala Ear-Phone

The Kambala is a mobile phone that transforms to an earphone as well. Pop the center piece and the earpiece clip pings out; clip this to your ear and you got a phone-earphone! Multilayered Polymer which hosts all the electronic components is used in its construction. A continuous flexi-screen with plenty of sensors makeup the surface and it has the ability to transmit the image on the inside of the phone to the outside.

kambala phone
kambala mobile phone

9.AQUA Phone Concept

The water based cellphone AQUA created by Bon Seop Ku has, if you had doubts about it, a graphical UI and water display. The funny thing about it is that you can remove icons from the display by simply rubbing them. Besides this, it is known about it that it has a different battery than we are used to, a liquid type one.

aqua phone

10.LG Flutter Concept Phone

The LG Flutter will have an opportunity to be featured in a future blockbuster movie. The device opens up like a fan, as you can see in the image and has a flexible OLED touch screen display that scrolls radically.

lg phone

11.Bend Mobile

The Bend Mobile concept by Andy Kurovets gives us the possibility to have two screens in one phone. The design is also something quite interesting, having an interesting but not exaggerated shape.

bend mobile phone

12.Blackberry Empathy

This Blackberry Concept is different from the usual Blackberry phones that you see on the market, starting from the shape and ending with its innovative functions like translucent tactile keyboard, flexible OLED screen, double sided screen and slide-out keypad.

blackberry mobile phone


The designer Mac Funamizu drew on the Nokia Aeon to design a phone he would like to have. Complete with Apple’s standard livery. Using a nondescript tactile feedback technology, its surface adapts to different purposes while the e-ink screen envelops the phone in graphics and information.

nanokia phone

14.Black Label Retroxis

Although this concept was made a few years ago, it still looks pretty good, having a classy look and a more realistic design than others on this list.

black label phone

15.Celsius X VI II

And here’s a concept phone that is created and available to buy. You might say that you could actually get this one and have it for yourself, right? Not quite. Its price is around $275.000.

celsius mobile phone

16.NEC’s “Tag” Phone Concept

An intriguing concept from NEC Design, this Tag Soft-Shell Mobile Phone shows how cumbersome carrying a phone in your pocket can be. Made of rubbery "shape-memorizing" material, the tag will bend and twist at your command.

nectag mobile phone

17.Concept Phone with Projector

This phone is the gadget you need if doing presentations. You could save a lot of space with it and hold presentations almost wherever you want.

concept phone projector
18.LG Helix Bracelet Phone

Designer Rob Luna created an LG concept phone called Helix, a device that can also be used as a slap bracelet worn on the owner’s wrist. LG Helix comes with flexible circuits, a touch screen display and the concept device is made out of rubber and black stainless steel. You can attach the handset to the belt, through a magnetic charger and use the kinetic energy generated by the user to power up the cell phone.

lg helix phone

19.Leaf Concept Phone

The name of this phone comes from its wonderful feature of harnessing solar energy through the solar cells that it incorporates on its front panel. With this one, you don’t have to worry too much about a low battery… if it’s sunny outside.

leaf mobile phone

20.Motorola Sparrow

Motorola has come up with a new concept of Motorola Sparrow. A concept conceived to provide retail stores with a mobile point of sale device. The Motorola Sparrow is an all-in-one device that combines a scanner, RFID, point of sale (POS) system, communication and credit card reading capabilities. Equipped with touch sensitive areas, the front and back of the Motorola Sparrow makes it easy to navigate and use.

motorolla mobile phone

The EXO elegantly solves this by mimicking the natural durability of the human body. Similar to how the human body protects its internal organs with a complex skeletal system and resilient external skin, the EXO protects its delicate internal components with an external rubber skin and high strength exo-skeleton.

lg exo phone
lg exo mobile

22.Yuxa From Eco-Friendly Materials

Mexican designer Veronica Eugenia Rodriguez Ortiz created the Yuxa wearable cell phone concept. This is an eco-friendly phone featuring an OLED display and rechargeable battery, plus an innovative means of communication.

wearable cellphone


The challenge for this phone was to create a smart phone with all the connectivity and features you come to expect such as a cell phone, media player, web browser, GPS, downloadable content, Bluetooth, Wifi and the latest 3G network available as a service rather than a product.

The results are represented by less landfill waste. Consumers no longer have to purchase new phones each time there is an upgrade to the device. The user holds on to the LINC device for about a year, and when the next generation of hardware comes along, the user receives a new LINC in the mail. The previous LINC is harvested for valuable, reusable parts. All account details are handled wirelessly to ensure a smooth transition for the consumer between upgrades.

linc mobile phone

23.Mechanical Mobile

Mikhail Stawsky comes with an interesting idea of generating energy to charge this phones battery. Somehow looking like a stress ring, the phone is being recharged by turning your finger. Sounds like a pretty interesting idea… until you drop it a few times.

mechanical mobile
mechanical phone

24.Bracelet Phone Concept

Designer Tao Ma has designed an inimitably different concept phone that has got the looks of a bracelet. The shiny gizmo vibrates when you receive a message and you can read the text by taking the bracelet off the wrist and pressing its precious looking keys.

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25.Blue Bee Phone

Another futuristic smart phone created by Kingyo. Blue Bee is a very interesting handset interface which is also appealing at the same time.

blue bee phone

26.Relexer Cellphone

Designer Lu Yin has designed a mobile phone called “Relexer”. As its name suggest it also function as a medical gadget to review the health of the users. Integrating a thermometer that can be worn around the wrist like a bracelet, the cell phone measures the temperature and other drastic discrepancies in the body.

relexer phone.jpg

27.Concept HTC 1

The concept designer Andrew Kim has designed the HTC 1 to be a premium Android device. It is designed to use machined brass to add strength to the phone. Some notable features of the concept include stereo speakers (located at the top and bottom of the phone), a kickstand which is actually the bottom portion of the casing, and the lofty concept of a built-in UV light which kills germs on the surface of the phone while you charge up.

htc mobile phone

28.Nokia Morph Cell Phone Concept

The Morph is a concept that demonstrates how future mobile devices might be stretchable and flexible, allowing the user to transform their mobile device into radically different shapes. It demonstrates the ultimate functionality that nanotechnology capable of delivering: flexible materials, transparent electronics and self-cleaning surfaces.

nokia morph

29.Connext Concept

Connext is an all-in-one, flexible smart device designed by James Zhang that can morph its form to fit the application that it assumes. Combining OLED touch-screen technology with E-paper flexibility, this device can switch to become a mobile phone, computer, multimedia player, watch, physical avatar etc.

connext mobile phone

30.BenQ Siemens Concept Phone

Latest BenQSiemens‘s concept phone that wraps around your hand.

benq snake phone

31.LG’s Folding Phone

This HiFi concept headset gives us a whole new way of using a cell phone. It’s a peculiar touch screen phone which the headset can be wrapped around the head to enjoy music and attend to call even when you are moving around.

lg folding phone

32.Mooon Concept Phone

Mooon concept phone designed by Sunman Kwon has a sleek, big and beautiful touch screen, and of course a camera. What’s special about Mooon is that at the bottom of this phone, you’ll find a Bluetooth headset, detachable when you need it.

mooon phone

33.Nokia Kinetic Concept Design

Creative designer Jeremy Innes-Hopkins has an interesting concept phone called the Nokia Kinetic. An electromagnet in the base of the phone allows weight to be shifted which causes the phone to stand up when receiving a call.

nokia mobile

34.Philips Fluid Flexible Concept

The Philips Fluid Smartphone designed by Brazilian designer Dinard da Mata looks like one of those "Slap Wrap" slap bracelets kids used to wear in the 90s. Flexibility is one thing that makes it differ from conventional smart phones. Made of OLED, it can keep all the features of a smart phone available while adding the extra advantage of turning into a bracelet.

fluid phone

35.Seabird Concept

Seabird is Mozilla Labs concept phone. The Seabird is a concept phone packed with cool features including integrated Pico Projector that can be used to project a virtual keyboard.

seabird phone

36.Nagisa Phone Concept

Cool phone concept by Mac Funamizu. This smart phone has some incredible features. The dented keypad that gives the look of a wavy sea bed and the screen is designed in such way that it turns almost 180 degrees.

nagisa phone

37.Glass Phone Concept

Glass phone concept is also created by designer Mac Funamizu.

glass phone

38.DYA Phone: A New Concept

This new DYA phone brings a whole new meaning to the world slider. DYA phone has an unique design that uses diagonal cut and become compact when not in use. But it is large enough for any other basic function you need.

dya phone


modai phone

40.Nokia Unik

nokia unik phone

41.Onyx Concept Phone

onyx phone

42.Outsider Concept Phone

outsider phone


pcod phone

44.Pen Phone

This concept phone may not seem the day-to-day phone to use, more likely a spy toolkit kind of phone but it’s good that something like this has been created at least as a project. Someone could find it useful.

pen phone

45.Ply concept phone

ply concept phone

46.Sleek and Slim

slim phone

47.The Scroll Phone

scroll phone

48.Window Phone

window phone

49.Disposable Pre Paid Phone

disposable phone

50.Sony Ericsson Ring Phone Concept

Sony Ericsson

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  1. These are the coolest phones of future. I like this post. Thanx to share it.

  2. are these phones really existing??


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