Motorola showcases bendable phone with flexible screen that can wrap around wrist



While foldable screens are slowly becoming mainstream, Motorola is working on a more advanced concept phone display that can wrap around your wrist. That Lenovo subsidiary showed off its flexible pOLED display concept phone at the annual Lenovo Tech World 2023 on Tuesday (October 24). The new smartphone form factor has a full HD+ pOLED display and can be bent backwards and wrapped around a wrist like a bracelet or smartwatch. The adaptive display concept can be placed in several stand modes.

Motorola has revealed its new adaptive display concept at Lenovo Tech World 2023. As mentioned, this new conceptual device features a full-HD+ pOLED display that can be bent and shaped into different shapes depending on users’ needs. This adaptive display concept can be adjusted from a standard Android phone experience in a flat position to be wrapped into a wrist-worn experience or placed in multiple stand modes. The device can stand alone as a bipod, providing a hands-free experience for the user.

When laid flat, its 6.9-inch screen can be used as a standard smartphone with a full Android experience. It can also be adjusted to a free-standing position with a 4.6-inch screen. In addition, Motorola notes that users can wrap the device around their wrist like a smart band or smartwatch to get a similar experience to the external display on the Motorola Razr Plus’ cover display. However, there is no word on when this new device will appear in stores.

Motorola offered a glimpse of the rollable Rizr concept at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2023) earlier this year. In addition to Motorola, brands incl Vivo, Transitional possessions and TCL preparing to unveil another one scrollable display form factor in 2024. Samsung currently leading the foldable smartphone space.

In addition, Motorola demonstrated some generative AI features that let users personalize their phones. With this concept, users can upload or take a photo of their outfit to produce different AI-generated images that reflect their style. Additionally, the brand announced that it is developing a personal assistant called MotoAI for both PCs and smartphones. In addition to that, Motorola has unveiled an AI concept model that enhances the Doc Scanner capability currently found on Motorola camera systems, an AI Text Summarization tool, and a Privacy Content Obfuscation concept that leverages AI to protect user details.


From the Nothing Phone 2 to the Motorola Razr 40 Ultra, several new smartphones are expected to make their debut in July. We discuss all the most exciting smartphones coming this month and more in the latest episode of Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available at Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Amazon music and wherever you get your podcasts.
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