Xiaomi has just unveiled its first quad-curved waterfall screen concept smartphone. What sets this apart from other devices is its 88° hyper quad-curved screen design that allows visual interfaces to flow over the phone’s surface like water, nearly covering its entire frame. The body contains no ports or buttons, which gives us a preview of futuristic unibody smartphones with a no-port design. To polish glass with a deep 88° bend on four sides, they had to develop their own glass processing equipment, hot bending under 800°C high temperature / pressure, four different polishing tools and more than ten complex polishing procedures. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Switzerland-based Yasava, a design firm, wants to change the way people travel while also reducing the carbon footprint of an aircraft’s interior. They plan to accomplish this by replacing traditional windows with massive OLED walls capable of showing various projections, whether it be clouds or even a forest. Passengers will be able to change the scenery at the push of a button, while exterior cameras show what’s going on outside in real-time. Read more for another picture.
Samsung’s 49″ Odyssey G9 Gaming Monitor is for those who demand the ultimate immersion, and you can get one for $1,189.99 shipped, today only, originally $1,399.99. This display is the world’s first Dual Quad High-Definition (DQHD; 5120×1440 resolution) gaming monitor, complete with an industry-first 1000R curvature. Featuring a rapid 1ms response time, 240Hz refresh rate and crystal clear QLED picture quality for gaming in dual QHD. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.