Pictures of the Nokia Kinetic concept phone have been posted on creative designer Jeremy Innes-Hopkins' web site, and the smartphone looks a tantalising prospect.
The device responds to notifications by standing up unaided as it has an electromagnet in its base, according to Innes-Hopkins.
"The electromagnet allows weight to be shifted which causes the phone to stand up. This gives the user a visual clue to check their phone, in a very playful way," he noted.
"To dismiss a call, the user can give the phone a gentle tap, causing it to fall back down and return to standby mode."
Innes-Hopkins went on to describe the phone as a spontaneous, magical and undirected phone, aimed at business users.
The movement concept is intriguing, but could turn out to be an empty gimmick, which is possibly why Nokia is yet to green-light production.
V3.co.uk hopes that the Kinetic sees the light of day, so we can put it through its paces.
For now we will settle for the upcoming Nokia N8, which looks to be better than the lacklustre smartphones the Finnish manufacturer has been churning out as of late.
At least the concept is proof that Nokia scientists have been working hard on making a game changing smartphone, as opposed to watching Salatut elämät and eating biscuits all day.
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