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Samsung Insider Claims Peculiar Galaxy Round Is Just A Prototype

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October 17, 2013 AT 6:10 AM
Do you think the Galaxy Round is a pointless gimmick that Samsung released just so it could say that it was the first-ever company to release a curved smartphone? If so then it seems that Samsung agrees with you to an extent. An unnamed "insider" source tells SamMobile that the Round is really just a prototype device that will have limited production and distribution even in its home country of South Korea. The point of the device, such as it is, is to see whether a device with a curved display can hold up under the kind of duress that a typical smartphone goes through over its lifespan. The Galaxy Round, which Samsung announced earlier this month, features?a curved 5.7-inch