Though writer Radhika Seth had asked her designer pal, Jan Rytir, to come up with an ultimate mobile phone, he got a little carried away and instead turned up with a Mobile Internet Device (MID) design to die for.
The sliding keyboard allows for a physical keypad without compromising on the size of the OLED display. Though not exactly pocketable at 180 mm by 80 mm by 20mm, the slight tilt of the screen is reminiscent of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1.
This Atom-based concept model, spotted on Yanko Design, comes with an impressive list of features including two USB ports, SD card reader, stereo speakers, dock connector and audio jacks. A built-in trackball takes the place of a trackpad or optical mouse for cursor navigation.
Granted, this design is unlikely to hit the streets anytime soon, but we can still hope that at least one vendor will pick this up and actually create a desirable and usable MID. More pictures after the jump.