Samsung teases next Windows 8 thing?

Samsung this week was teasing what appears to be a newfangled laptop-tablet hybrid.

Samsung hints at what's to come
Samsung hints at what's to come. Samsung

Care to venture a guess on what Samsung's next, cool hybrid-looking thing is?

If that description sounds vague, just watch the video below: it's more of an exercise in abstract expression than concrete design cues.

That said, it does show brushed metal, round edges, and hint at (near the end) a hybrid device possibly suggestive of the Samsung Series 5 Hybrid PC, first shown in June at Computex.

And this would fit nicely with one of the biggest design trends for Windows 8 devices. That is, newfangled laptops the convert readily to tablets or more tablet-like devices that can be used like a traditional laptop with a physical keyboard.

The Asus Taichi is a good example of the former and Microsoft's Surface is a prominent example of the latter.

[Via The Verge ]

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