Lenovo Cplus Concept Is A Phone That Transforms Into A Smartwatch

Lenovo's Built A Phone That Bends Into A Smartwatch

Lenovo has unveiled a smartphone concept that can also be bent into a smartwatch.

The Cplus concept was unveiled at the company's big keynote in San Francisco and works in much the same as those snap-on bracelets that became so popular in school playgrounds.


The phone, which runs Google's Android operating system, uses a series of hingeless joints which contain essential parts of the phone including the battery and processor.

While Samsung has shown of previous bending screen concepts this is the first time we've seen a company create a working prototype which could actually be used in the real world.

Sadly while Lenovo's very impressive concept does work it is still just a concept so don't expect to be buying on later this year.

That doesn't mean that tech companies like Lenovo or Samsung are ruling them out.


Flexible screen technology is still in the very early stages of development but it wouldn't surprise us if you would be able to go out and buy one late 2017.

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