Imerj Smartpad Prototype Takes a Stab at Dual-Screen Android


Is there an Echo in the building? We could have sworn the last time we saw this design it was a bulky, battery-sucking Kyocera design destined for Sprint, but what you see above is actually a joint effort by the teams at Imerj and Frog. The phone doesn’t have a name yet or even a model number, but the dual-screened handset being referred to as the 2-in-1 Smartpad is the latest attempt at shaking up Android phone design.

Engadget got hands-on with the device and were surprisingly praiseworthy, calling it a “very different device” from the Kyocera Echo, despite its looks.  It runs on Android 2.3 optimized for a multi-screen experience. The design aims to provide both a phone and tablet-like experience depending on how you orient its screens. We’re still not sold on this sort of form factor, so excuse us for not getting too excited. You can get your fill over at the source link below.

[via Engadget]

Kevin Krause
Pretty soon you'll know a lot about Kevin because his biography will actually be filled in!

HTC EVO 3D Trims the Fat with Removable Bloatware, Receives Minor HTC Watch Update

Previous article

NOOK Color Now Has Double the Apps in its Market

Next article

You may also like


  1. Meh. It’s like bulky G1 all over again.

    1. Unless you open it and its thinner than a galaxy tab 10.1

  2. Closer, need to thin that bezel out more though.

  3. Hmm… I’m liking the idea of dual-screen phone. DS emulators. LoL!!

    It’s not illegal if you have the system and game. :P

  4. A easy way to lessen the “the black bar” issue in dual screen phones is just make the screen itself edge to edge. Atleast this way the bar is thinner, or just use the flexible screen but the form factor most likely will be unique to allow part of the flex-screen to play why the other side is off.

  5. If they could put an accurately tracking stylus with it, I’d give it a look !

  6. check out what others are saying:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdIsGSCvzGc

  7. suprising performance ! 

    play Angrybird + browsing + tv output at ONCE ! genius! I want one :) :)

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Handsets