Although we've seen some interesting
designs out of NEC in the past, for the most part the company is known for churning out an endless array
of pretty standard phones -- so the five concepts being shown off at the Wireless Japan 2007 seem fairly wild in comparison. In addition to the stylish leather beltphone pictured, there's a multi-axis rotating flip phone with what looks to be a 16:9 display, a stylish zipline-ready model and an alien flipflop-looking kidphone. No word on pricing or availability since these are just concepts, but we've been predicting a belt / phone hybrid for years now. Hit the read link to check out the rest of the pics.