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NewsPoster Oct 7, 2013 11:54 AM
Samsung rumored to launch smartphone with flexible display this week
The battle for mobile devices with curved displays is heating up, with reports suggesting that <a href="" rel='nofollow'>Samsung</a> could announce such a smartphone soon, if not before the end of this week. The device, said to be called the Galaxy Round, could end up being revealed before rival <a href="" rel='nofollow'>LG launches</a> a version with its own <a href=" y/" rel='nofollow'>mass-produced</a> curved screen. <br />
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The report <a href="" rel='nofollow'>from</a> <em>Asiae</em> suggests that the device could have specifications similar to the <a href="" rel='nofollow'>Galaxy Note 3</a>, something which has been <a href="" rel='nofollow'>hinted at previously</a> in earlier rumors, though it isn't quite clear if the device will use the S Pen like its flat-screened counterpart. The display itself could be a flexible version using plastic substrates instead of glass, placed onto a solid backing in order to provide extra strength and to fix its position in place. <br />
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While it will almost certainly be released in South Korea initially, it is thought <a href="" rel='nofollow'>by</a> <em>Phone Arena</em> to have a steep price due to the limited number of displays being produced. This could mean that it will be some time before it ends up being launched in other regions.
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