LG Proves They Can 'Think outside the box' With Odd New Smartphone Idea

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  1. dgstorm

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    According to the latest reports from LG, the company is soon to introduce a bizarre new concept to the smartphone world. It's called the LG AKA, and it is a phone that supposedly can express "moods" with its animated eyes. These eyes peek out from the front of the phone above the interchangeable case cover, as shown in the animated gif above.

    Not much else is known about these "mood-phones," but it does at least prove that LG is trying to think outside the box, even if the idea is a little creepy...

    Source: LG - Translated
     
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    A little creepy...goes a long way.
     
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    Good call. This resides squarely in the uncanny valley.
     
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    I love it when translations don't quite make sense in English. "No Fun No Phone". What????
     
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    Those eyes look like they are on the front of the phone with partial flip case cover. Would be interesting to see phone moods when there are background tasks being performed.
     
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    Good catch... I typed it wrong, but have since update the OP. :)
     
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    How about a phone that while typing your texts/emails it watches your facial expressions with the forward-facing camera, and then mimmics those expressions with a "watermark" image of you behind the text? The days of Emoticons may be fading...
     
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    They're not so creepy until they blink.
     
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