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Photos: Concept cell phones on display

Fujitsu held a design competition for mobile phones and presented the winners at the Ceatec trade show in Tokyo.

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This finalist in the Fujitsi design competition was designed by Wataru Igarashi and is called "Tile." The description states: "Screens have to be flat--the goal of this design was to break convention and create a distinctive design allowing user-friendliness previously unheard of."
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This finalist is called "camelephone" and was designed by Hiroyuki Tabuchi. "The mobile phone's body can mimic and take on the texture of the surface it is placed on."
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Designed by Kan Yasuma, Yo Ishigaki and Yoshihisa Tanaka, the "sliced-up phone" is described as "multiple phones that can be connected and used as one. This enables one phone to share its battery's charge with another, or for several to be joined together to form one large television screen."
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The description for the "F-Circle" by Yuji Ito states "the designed distinctive appearance (is) a departure from the typical rectangular mobile phone shape."
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"the entire surface" of the "amoeba phone" by Kwak Yeon "is a touchscreen, increasing the usability, while its interior concave shape is designed to fit the user's face when they are talking on the phone."
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The "adjustick" by Izumi Tanaka is intended to "project a usable screen and keyboard" when lying on its side.
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The grand prize winner is called "gesture" and was designed by Jin-Gwon Go. As the name implies, the phone is to be operated with hand gestures.
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Jin-gwon Go accepts the grand price in the Fujitsu Mobile Phone Design Award 2009 from Katsumi Asaba, chairman and art director of the Japan Design Association.

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