Nokia Kinetic Concept Declines Calls Using Playful Flicks

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Designer Jeremy Hopkins, perhaps taking a cue from those inflatable clown punching bags that would always right themselves thanks to a special weight, has designed the Nokia Kinetic to do pretty much the exact same thing.

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Illustration for article titled Nokia Kinetic Concept Declines Calls Using Playful Flicks

Don't want to answer? Screen that call with a simple flick. The Kinect will then bounces down to the table. After that, thanks to an electromagnet in the base, it rights itself for the next caller. Functional and stress relieving, all in one.

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Illustration for article titled Nokia Kinetic Concept Declines Calls Using Playful Flicks

Now, whether this concept actually works outside Hopkins' head is up for some serious debate, but for now the "idea" of this phone is interesting enough.

Illustration for article titled Nokia Kinetic Concept Declines Calls Using Playful Flicks

For now, flick away. [Jerry Hopkins via The Design Blog]

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I wonder if all the smartphones were to hang out if they would laugh at this one. Like the evo goes to the X and is ripping on his beer belly and then he just points to this phone. Did I just personify phones? I don't know where the iphone fits into this but...