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Folding iPhone
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Mobile World Congress 2019 is set to have several 5G smartphone reveals, along with the Samsung Galaxy Fold, but unfortunately (or fortunately), this iPhone with a flexible display won’t be one of them. It’s based on the recently filed patent and can be folded inwards or outwards, thanks to a bezel-less flexible display. This render features a single front camera, a dual camera setup out back, and a USB-C port at the bottom. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Lamborghini Urus Pickup Truck

Photo credit: Rain Prisk Design
Rain Prisk Design is back at it again, and their latest creation is this Lamborghini Urus pickup truck concept, which despite its odd looks, might actually have a market. The designer kept the front unchanged, aside from a rugged skid plate in the central portion to protect it from nasty bumps, while adding large off-road wheels and tires to increase ride height as well as prepare the vehicle for any rough terrain. Last, but not least, the pickup bed is the highlight of this concept, which adds utility for those who require nothing but the most luxurious for transporting their hardware. Read more for more interesting images from around the web.

TCL Foldable Smartphone Smartwatch
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How about a foldable smartphone that can bend around your wrist and double as a smartwatch? TCL’s next device could function just like that. This concept is nothing new, as Lenovo came up with a similar idea back in 2016, but nothing really came of that concept, but it does provide insight on the bending function as well as the user interface. Read more for a video of that device in-action and additional information.

Samsung Foldable Phone Dual-Displays
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This Samsung foldable mobile phone with dual-displays is based on a new patent filed on February 12, 2019 by the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office), and as you can see, when the screen is closed inwards, you can easily carry the device without damaging either display. If you only need one screen, just fold the displays backwards, and it can be used as a regular smartphone or fold both of them out flat to use as a media display. Read more for additional pictures and information.

BlackBerry Alpha Slider Phone
Photo credit: Michael Muleba
BlackBerry may not be the household name it once was, but the company still exists, and they have not shortage of smartphones. Industrial designer Michael Muleba shows us what a modern BlackBerry slider phone would look like with two sliding mechanisms. Put simply, the top hides the cameras while the bottom part conceals the physical keyboard when not in use. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Harley Davidson Electric Scooter
Harley-Davidson may be known for their motorcycles, but they brought a functional electric scooter prototype to Aspen, Colorado for the Winter X Games to let a few lucky attendees try out. This may not be the first, but its rugged design aims to separate itself from the hundreds of others that are already available, not to mention the brand recognition. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.

Huawei Foldable Phone
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Huawei submitted trademark applications for the Mate Flex , Mate Flexi, Mate Fold as well as the Mate F last year, and some have speculated that at least one of these will be a foldable smartphone of sorts, possibly with 5G technology. Other specifications could include a Kirin 980 processor with a double Neural Processing Unit (NPU), which would be plenty of power for gaming on the go. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Moto RAZR 2019
Photo credit: Yanko Design
Industrial designer Sarang Sheth reveals the Moto RAZR 2019, which is a smartphone that draws inspiration from the original, but adds a foldable display. This means instead of a keypad, when the handset is opened, you’ll see a full-sized touchscreen display, while a secondary screen can be found on the outer shell for notifications. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Volkswagen Electric Dune Buggy
Volkswagen’s fully electric version of a new dune buggy will be officially revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show from March 7-17, and it’s based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB). This futuristic reinterpretation of a dune buggy sports no fixed roof or conventional doors, while the large wheels and off-road tires and open side sills dominate the overall look. “A buggy is more than a car. It is vibrancy and energy on four wheels. These attributes are embodied by the new e-buggy, which demonstrates how a modern, non-retro interpretation of a classic can look and, more than anything else, the emotional bond that electric mobility can create,” said Klaus Bischoff, Head Designer at Volkswagen. Read more for a video, another picture and additional information.

Samsung Foldable Gaming Smartphone
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Samsung just might be releasing their very own smartphone and portable game console hybrid to take on the Nintendo Switch. The company’s patent was published on January 29, 2019 by the USPTO titled “display device,” which shows a foldable phone with dedicated gaming buttons that can be hidden away when they’re not in use. There’s no word yet on technical specifications or what kind of software it will be able to run, but if the device becomes a reality, expect to hear more later this year. Read more for additional pictures, including the patent drawings, and information.