ADzero phone, it's hard to argue. The former design project has become a full-fledged phone model, at least in the UK, and is expected to hit the market this year. The phone is made from as many recyclable materials as possible, starting with an all-bamboo body that makes the phone shockingly lightweight yet sturdy. The rest of the manufacturing and design process incorporates as many green initiatives as possible, while still creating a relatively high-end Android smartphone.
Commando) from Verizon. It's a little small and out dated, but it will (to borrow a competing slogan) take a lickin' and keep on tickin'. If the current model is too small, conservative and, well, attractive for your manly tastes, wait a few months and you might be able to pick up the G-Shock, a new model based on Casio's well-known tough watches. It's covered in rubber and steel, waterproof to ten meters, and it looks like a bag full of pig knuckles. G-Shock Zone got a hold of some photos from the CES booth.
Archos and HTC are willing to have an "ugly" element turn the back of their device into a utilitarian eyesore, more style-conscious manufacturers aren't. Sony may have found a way to have its cake and eat it too. A concept device shown under glass at CES includes a metallic cloth back with an expanding kickstand that simply "grows" out of the back of the device. They call the concept Slate.
SmartGoggles concept is a stand-alone unit, with a full version of Android on board.
Kyocera Echo is the primary example, but T-Mobile's Doubleplay takes a different approach - and those are just the ones that can use both simultaneously. But a new concept device from startup Imerj Design (don't blame them, all the good URLs are taken) may be the most exciting one yet.
Kyocera Echo idea, instead we have a display on the front -- and on the back. a two-sided Android smartphone for the ultimate multitasker.
much rumored Google Nexus 3. Also known as the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus Prime, DROID Prime or whatever else you wanna call this Samsung Nexus device. This isn't the first time we've seen his stunning work, but with all the hype surrounding the next Google Experience device this was too awesome to pass up. Check out the photos of his amazing Nexus 3 concept design below.
OnLive with HTC and other related groups.
Acer Iconia Tab A100 in them without a problem, we've got the phone for you. This is a conceptual design, meaning that it's certainly not based in reality at the moment, and given what it's got going for it, we're looking at a few years at least before something like this can become a reality. The greatest and most obvious feature here is the thinness of most of the device.