Samsung Galaxy Round packing curved screen tipped to launch this week

If you believe the rumors, several major smartphone manufacturers are currently racing to bring curved screen smartphones to market. Several rumors have suggested that LG is set to launch a curved screen smartphone called the G Flex next month. A new series of rumors has surfaced claiming that Samsung is set to launch its own curved-screen smartphone called the Samsung Galaxy Round this week. UPDATE: Have a peek at the real Samsung Galaxy Round now!

The name Galaxy Round surfaced with the Korean media. Many were expecting to see a version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with a flexible display surface. Interestingly, there is some indication that the Galaxy Round may well be the curved screen version of the Note 3 we were expecting.

Rumors indicate that the Galaxy Round will have the same specifications as the Note 3. However, there seems to be some concern that the Wacom digitizer used on the Note 3 might not work for curved-screen smartphone.

So far, no specific day this week has been tipped for the launch of the Galaxy Round. Right now detailed specifications and pricing along with availability information for this rumored smartphone are unknown. We'll be keeping our ear to the ground for more information. If you want to get an idea of how a curved screen smartphone with Galaxy Note 3 harrdware might perform, check out our review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

SOURCE: Android Community