Samsung plans to introduce a smartphone with a curved glass display next month, the company announced at a media event Wednesday in Seoul.
"We plan to introduce a smartphone with a curved display in South Korea in October," D.J. Lee, Samsung's mobile business head of strategic marketing, said at an event launching the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone, according to a Reuters account of the event.
No other details on the handset were revealed. It's unknown whether by "curved display" Lee is referring to a much rumored smartphone with a flexible display. Samsung, which overtook Apple as thein July, first at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2011.
Samsung's Nexus S was the first smartphone to offer a "Contour Display" that was designed to fit more comfortably in your palm.
Samsung is not alone in exploring curved displays. Earlier this year it was reported that Apple wasthat sport curved glass.