Galaxy Round with its curved display compared with Galaxy Note 3 on video

Well, we’re all still recovering from Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy Round, the world’s first smartphone with a flexible display that curves in directions we weren’t expecting it to, so why not take a look at nice little video Samsung has put together to showcase the device? It’s not a full hands-on, but the video shows the Galaxy Round from every angle, and also compares it side-by-side with the Galaxy Note 3, with which it shares all its hardware.

While the Galaxy Round looked odd in the leaked press shot, it doesn’t look at all bad now that we’ve gotten an official glimpse of it (though Martin still thinks its rather ugly). The display curves from the left and right side of the handset and looks pretty similar to the Galaxy Note 3, though there are a few differences – the loudspeaker is on the right side instead of the bottom as on the Note 3, and it looks just a tad thicker in the bottom center.

The video also shows what looks like a manufacturing defect, or something that’s a result of the display being curved, though we hope it’s not there in the final product. We’ll leave it to you to find out what that defect is while you watch the video below.

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zzsomebody
1 year 10 months ago

I see its got a Home Button similar to the Note 3. While many Note 3 owners have reported faulty Home Buttons, I wonder if this will also be the case with the Curve?

Looks interesting though still early days yet its easy to see where this is all going, but how fast it gets there depends on the competition I guess.

davidcsv
1 year 10 months ago

Should’ve called it Galaxy Banana, or Galaxy Curve…. Round just seems so inappropriate… :-)

shariqabideen
1 year 10 months ago

Will fit perfectly in hip pocket…..and maybe we can have some soup served on it. And hey guys, take a deep breath…… inhale….. exhale……

lordy lordy lord
1 year 10 months ago

clearly, you sammobile lot have no inkling what the word “flexible” means.

oh, and this design is industrial strength stupid. i hope lg does much better.

pbm5362
1 year 10 months ago

Sammobile is NOT samsung or in anyways affiliated with samsung. They only report news on their devices. Theres no reason why you should be blaming sammobile for the design of the galaxy round.

lordy lordy lord
1 year 10 months ago

learn to read…and perhaps understand basic written english before flying off the handle, miss busybody. i could explain my initial post, but i aint got more than 25 seconds for the internet’s nitwitted.

Mr.Vladiston
1 year 10 months ago

Very stupid and ugly concept… Absolutely no use of this curved display!

radulescu21
1 year 10 months ago

Samsung could have done way more with this flexible screen tech.
A lot of stupid scenarios come to my mind with this. And not one advantage. What is the meaning of it?
Make watches or tv’s or something really cool and new, but not this.

Don’t make a wheel square so that it looks cool. You get the metaphor… :)

 
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