The LG EXO cellphone has been conceptualized and designed by Benjamin Lotte. His phone apparently broke in a minor incident and that is what inspired him to design a durable phone that could be used carelessly without any hassles.
We would imagine that in today’s times durability would be to provide a bulky protective outer body encasing the cellphone, but EXO is entirely different. The outer body i.e. EXO functions much like the ‘exoskeleton’ and replicates the human body’s natural resilience by protecting the sensitive internal parts of the phone with an external skin made from tough rubber with high durability.
The EXO has been cleverly given a curved body which aids in increasing its strength and longevity. This uniquely shaped phone can be held comfortably in your palm when in use and can snugly fit inside your pocket when not in use.
The arc in the phone also ensures that upon falling, no harm will be caused to the screen. The EXO has incorporated the flexible OLED technology so as to give the touch screen a curved shape, which can be operated with your thumb.
Since the exoskeleton is formed out of highly durable polymers, it is more resilient to any form of abuse as it has the capacity to absorb shocks.
Beneath the exoskeleton is the actual body of the phone that comprises of the entire internal hardware such as the 1.5-GHz snapdragon processor, 5-megapixel wide-angle camera and a high power lithium battery.
The phone has a flexible 3.8 in OLED screen, whose curved structure is fundamental in preventing scratches and breakages as it can curve up or away from any object that it is placed under.
The EXO phone provides its user a hassle-free experience, as accidental falls would leave the phone undamaged and hence increase the life of the phone.
The outer covering “EXO” encases the internal body containing the delicate hardware forming a cocoon resistant to all types of shocks. However, if the exo-skeleton gets damaged under any circumstances, then it can be replaced with a new inexpensive and customized shell, as per your requirements.
The purpose of the LG EXO phone is to provide its user an aesthetic and a technologically advanced device that can withstand the small accidents that occur in day-to-day usage without any serious breakage.
The outer shell of the phone – EXO – is of a highly durable nature and functions as a shock absorber. The EXO is what differentiates this phone from the others, as it increases the longevity of the phone.
Millions of phones are disposed annually in landfills leading to e-waste that comes to millions of tons every year – truly a wastage of our precious and rare materials! This e-waste seeps into groundwater making it toxic for human consumption. Hence, the durability of EXO addresses this problem
The inspiration in designing EXO comes from the structure of the human body wherein the ‘exoskeleton’ has the capacity to absorb shocks. Hence the outer covering of the EXO, made from resilient rubber polymers, fulfills the same purposes and ensures that the phone never gets scratched, cracked and broken.
This phone is targeted to those consumers who are mobile lovers or mobile enthusiasts.