skywood-phonepadSamsung has definitely come into their own as a company that produces fantastic smartphones over the past few years (apart from them churning out a plethora of other consumer electronics goods, of course), and just in case you had picked up a Samsung Galaxy smartphone but wished for it to arrive with a larger display, fret not. You do not have to trade in your phone anytime soon, as a company known as Skywood figures out that they have the answer, which is a tablet dock that has been specially designed for it to work with the Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, and even the most recent Galaxy S4 handsets. Apple users, do not look on in envy as Skywood has also mentioned that they are working on a version which will play nice with the iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c.

The Skywood PhonePad was shown off at the HKTDC show in Hong Kong, where this smartphone accessory would arrive with a 10” display that can be flipped up. Once that happens, it will stand up in the same manner as that of a laptop, allowing you to view movies, watch presentations, as well as having a whole lot more fun on a larger display. Using this in Economy Class on board an aircraft might not be such a good idea considering the cramped space, but perhaps when you are traveling on the road, or simply want to rest in your cubicle with a favorite short movie, it does seem to be ideal. The thing is, the external 10” display is of lower resolution than the newer Galaxy smartphones, with just 1024 x 600 pixels packed in. Bummer!

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