They pop up at trade shows, are the toast of blogs and simply catch our eyes. They're concept phones: gadgets designed by handset makers, independent designers or industrial design firms for the purpose of galvanizing audiences and stirring debate about where wireless technology is headed.
To some, concept phones and the ideas behind them are invaluable. To others, they are just flashy undertakings intended to grab attention but never be a realistic endeavor. Nevertheless, many of us in the industry find concept phones fascinating. I decided to dig into the concept phone archive and asked some of the industry's leading analysts to weigh in with their opinions. Check out my concept phone report here. --Phil
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