What A Curved iPhone 6 Would Look Like (And Why It Could Be Great) [Video]

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Curved smartphones the likes of the LG Flex have been widely panned by reviewers as shoddy pieces of junk, yet display experts like Dr. Raymond Soneira of Displaymate tell us that we shouldn’t write them off yet: they actually increase screen readability in ambient light by improving image contrast, color accuracy, and more.

It’s not impossible, then, that Apple will one day choose to embrace curved glass in its smartphones, and if it does, the iPhone 6 would probably end up looking a lot like this gorgeous concept by designer Arthur Reis. It looks really slick, and pretty much indistinguishable from the display of current iPhones until you get up close.

Check it out after the jump. What do you think?

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