Samsung Announces the Galaxy Round with curved OLED display

We knew this was coming! Curved screen phones… but seems like Samsung is the earliest to introduce it to the market.
They just announced the Galaxy Round, which will be available on SK Telecom in South Korea.

The device has a 5.7-inch 1080p screen, which is the same as the Galaxy Note 3, but it curves on the vertical axis.

According to The Verge: Samsung is touting a new feature called “Round Interaction,” which allows you to look at information such as missed calls, battery life, and the date and time when you tilt it on a flat surface with the screen off. Samsung also claims that switching between home screens will feel like one continuous transition, and has worked on new tilt-based interactions for the music and photos apps.

The Galaxy Round Specs:
– 7.9mm thick, weighs 154g
– 2800mAh battery
– 13 megapixels camera
– Android 4.3
– 3GB RAM and2.3GHz quad-core processor

The Galaxy Round will be released today in “Luxury Brown” for 1.09 million won.