Are bendable smartphones the next big thing?

A Chinese startup is aiming to be the first to sell phones with a flexible screen

24th May, 2016
Smartphone makers are working on flexible screen technology Pic: Pixabay

Moxi Group, based in Chongqing, says it will ship 100,000 of the devices in 2016. They are, at the very least, unique. The phones, which will sell for about 5,000 yuan (€680) apiece, are designed to be rolled into a bracelet and worn on the wrist. The touch screens work when curled up, or can be unfurled into rectangles to use just like any other smartphone.

For now, the gadgets will only feature black and white displays with...

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