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By 10.05.10

You’ve got to feel bad for Nokia. They used to be one of the biggest cell-phone companies in the world, and then Apple showed up and clowned them. But this hasn’t stopped Nokia from dreaming up new, and really weird, concept phones, and what we’re dubbing the Stretchphone is arguably the best.

The entire idea of the phone is that it stretches, obviously, and that you wear it. How’s that possible? Evaporated gold, which offers both the conductivity needed and the flexibility needed. That lets the phone stretch 20% of its length without going on the fritz. But don’t take our word for it; here’s a video that will demonstrate the concept:

[ via Slashgear ]


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