The Next Generation Mobile Handset

 - Aug 22, 2006
References: synaptics & businessweek
If you have come to rely on your mobile phone's keypad , you will probably have trouble adapting to the ONYX a buttonless mobile phone. Visually you wont be able to keep your hands off it. Synaptics' new sleek black concept phone is a glance into the future of mobile handsets, state of the art technology matched with the finest innovative design.

Most of the surface area of the phone is covered in sensitive touch pads that recognise finger swipes and body parts. Lift the phone to your cheek and it will answer an incoming call.

The way the phone is made and designed is so different it will have the consumer
contemplating the future and looking forward to the personal fashion statement that it will make (another growing trend).

Article Quote:
“Mobile phones are no longer used just for making calls -- they have become a single access point for critical day-to-day information,” explains Clark Foy, vice president of Synaptics. “The Onyx phone is a breakthrough illustration of how advances in interface technology and collaborative design will drive the future of mobile interactions and services.”