Rubber-trimmed and theoretical.
In a sea of sexy black handsets it's pretty easy to stand out with something a little more inventive. The ADzero Bamboo phone arrived not that long ago and this nautical Fusion concept (shown docked, above) is appealing to the inner wannabe deep sea diver.
With the kind of analogue touches we're used to seeing on fancy watches, the Fusion phone has a row of ball bearing-style buttons under the screen and big circular details – like the oversized rear-facing camera lens and an analogue clock face in the top left hand corner.
The rubber, anti-slip grip casing can be seen in white, black and a couple of pastel colours over at Yanko Design and should in theory make dropping a phone like this much less likely than with your silky smooth iPhone chassis.
But the Fusion phone is just a concept for now – designed by Jamie Hayon for the iida (International Interior Design Association). So unless we can get him to make us one for real, this one will stay an analogue fan's dream.