Plastic for Girlie Men: Samsung Dresses Phones in Hot Metal BodiesNot a phone launch, per say, but news that Samsung finally realizes that plastic is not the future. They're experimenting with cases in magnesium, fiberglass reinforced plastics, and rubber. We still want a mainstream handset carved from a single block of mahogany. We encourage this kind of phone mussing, Samsung. Bring us stainless steel phones hammered by blacksmiths, and we'll give you some fine coin.

Samsung presents magnesium-coated "Magic Silver Phone" [mobile magazine]