Top 5 Best Popular Futuristic Cellphone Concept Designs

By Avik, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Over the years, the cellphone industry have gone through some major upheavals. Remember the days of Siemens S8, Nokia 3310 or may be Motorola C118. Well, things are altogether pretty much different now with iPhones and Androids around us. It took a lot of technology to make this journey a success and this isn’t over we are making immense advancements day in day out. So, would you like to check out what the upcoming nexgen cellphones would look like? Here they are.


Mozilla Seabird

Come on look at this, clear implementation of virtual keyboard. Who could have thought of this? You’re very own full-sized external keyboard all along with you in your pocket. This is innovation. This happens to be Mozilla Labs community member Billy May’s concept of what an “Open Web” mobile phone could look like.


  • IntegratedBluetooth Headset — doubles as a remote control
  • Dual Pico Projectors — project a virtual keyboard as well as video or imagery

Other Specifications

  • Eight megapixel camera
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Mini USB connectivity Wireless charging

This being a part of Mozilla’s “Concept Series” there aren’t much chances of the phone getting implemented on commercial grounds but then these interesting features are nevertheless enjoyable and may drop in with other brands in the days to come.

Nokia Kinetic

Nokia Kinetic

This phone is somewhat an advancement in the sectors of kinematics. Well, listen to this it can stand up when there is an inbound sms, mail or call for waiting for you. The underlying technology is converting digital information into kinetic movement. This concept is credited to a student named Jeremy Innes-Hopkins.


Kinneir Dufort Revive

Kinneir Dufort Revive

Now, this concept is a bit abstract, it actually revolves round ecological thoughts. Well, as it happens, UK design and innovation company Kinneir Dufort came up with the “Revive” concept after working with the electronics remanufacturing specialists at Regenersis. Their claim is that instead of wasting all the effort in recycling the gadget everytime and getting a brand new one why not get into a bond with the one that has been beside you. There is the option to replace the parts that perish through timeline, mostly like the battery and camera.


Well, the looks of this gadget surpasses all, keeping it truely simple, trendy and way too futuristic. The concept came from Andrew Kim who was on his way to “create a harmonized hardware and software design.” According to Kim, “Like a fine watch or range finder camera,the 1 is made to be in your hands, not the landfill.”

Synaptics Fuse

Synaptics Fuse

Now, here comes the Synaptics “Fuse” concept which happens to be really popular in the industry for its design.

Let me brief you here a bit, the Alloy provided product design efforts, and then the UI was from both The Alloy and TAT, which also enabled the 3D environment which makes it more interesting, Immersion added the tactile feedback, and the phone itself is powered by Texas Instrument’s OMAP 3630 processor.

Don’t you dare think that to be the only offering cause this phone designed for single-handed usage also boasts multi-touch capacitive sensing, haptic feedback, and 3D graphics, as well as force, grip and proximity sensors.

The concept of single-handed control comes via the back of the phone and its touch-sensitive surface. What users can do is touch to navigate the interface on the display, while they are free to grip sensors on the side of the phone control pan and scroll.

Reportedly a Synaptics VP stated:

The improved sensory experience of Fuse will drive handset innovation to evolve, taking the current generation of touch-based interaction to the next level of human-device interaction.

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