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  • jjj - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    lol took me a while to notice that the screen is curved only on one side. It's so pointless to do it that way. Wasn't too pleased with the mild curvature but it was exciting enough, now realizing that it's only on 1 side, it became just a failed effort. The main goal was to reduce bezels not add gimmicky functionality and they achieved the opposite by making it bulkier.
    Oh well ,maybe next year.
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  • MooseMuffin - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Still need to have one side free for buttons right? Reply
  • jjj - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Not really, we have fewer and fewer buttons and some can go on the back too. Also as the article points out the power button moved up not on the other side.
    The asymmetrical design ruins the looks too and adds the left handed/right handed problem, complicating things. If they could only curve it on one side (for whatever reason), they would have been better off doing it on the vertical.
    At first i thought that ,if priced well enough, they could sell 5-10 millions this year and would kinda save their bacon but with one side only just don't see a point in it.
    Anyway ,would be curious to see Ubuntu run on something like this but with the curve on the other side.
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  • BoneAT - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Tell me, champ, how do you figure to look at two sides of the same device at the same time? :) Reply
  • jjj - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Because that's the point my child? Reply
  • senEdCraft - Friday, September 26, 2014 - link

    Okay, okay... back to topic. The edge is a fun idea, but I doubt that it will be one of the top phones, but a small segment should like it. /Ed from http://www.consumertop.com/best-phone-guide/ Reply
  • sravs - Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - link

    The device is made to work both for left and right handed people,
    just need to rotate the device , only difference will be the home button and return button will be soft keys.
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  • hughlle - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    If the placement of the power button on the top is enough for you to potentially advise the 4 over the 4 edge, well to me that shows how useful this bendy feature truly is. Reply
  • lilmoe - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Seems like everyone missed the fact that this is a Super AMOLED Plus display (RGB stripe) Reply
  • SeanPlunk@gmai - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Do you have a link for that? Note 4 or just the Edge? That would certainly be a pleasant surprise. Reply
  • lilmoe - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    I heard it in their keynote, and it seams that it's for the Note Edge only. It's on Samsung's youtube channel, skip to the part where they start talking about the Note Edge. Reply
  • SeanPlunk@gmai - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Very cool, I'll have to check that out. Reply
  • arnoudw - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    No, he said 'Quad HD+ Super Amoled display'. Quad HD+ is the marketing name for Quad HD with the added pixels on the side. I've seen it and it's definitely PenTile. Sorry if your post gave people false hope. Reply
  • lilmoe - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    I'm sorry if it did too... Reply
  • Gunbuster - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Still with the 1980's leather and chrome. Did Samsung buy the "Patrick Bateman" customer persona and give it to their industrial designers? Reply
  • mules - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    I prefer the power button at the top. It is rarely used except to lock the phone.

    On my Galaxy S3, the power button is directly opposite of the volume, so whenever I need to lock the phone, I end up turning the ringer volume up or off. I want to keep it on vibrate.
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  • onslaught86 - Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - link

    Didn't the Continuum have a single display with paint over it rather than two separate displays? Reply

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