iPhone concepts are often impractical but fanciful, and the latest is about as unlikely as they get. But it is incredibly cool, with a water-resistant design that’s just 3mm thick, an edge-to-edge display, and a secondary 5-inch screen on its back.
Apple patents have given us a glimpse into the company’s efforts to devise a drop protection system for the iPhone and other devices — but none of Cupertino’s ideas are as cool as this iPhone 7 concept, which features built-in air jets that ensure a comfortable landing on hard surfaces.
We’ve seen iPhone cases that add a second display to the back of your device, but they wouldn’t be necessary if Apple offered two displays as standard. It sounds crazy, but that’s exactly what a new concept video imagines the iPhone 8 will offer.
For the vast majority of consumers, curved smartphone displays are little more than a gimmick right now. But if used properly, they can be incredibly useful. A new iPhone 7 concept imagines what it would be like if Apple introduced one and adapted iOS to take advantage of it.