Smartphones today are jam-packed with features that border on the silly (folding phones, anyone?) as tech companies race to outdo each other.
But one company decided to take a completely different path. Behold, the Light Phone:
The Light Phone was an object of extreme minimalism. “Going light,” founders Joe Hollier and Kai Tang stressed, was about a conscious uncoupling from our screens, rediscovering the world around us, and creating space for a slower and potentially more meaningful pace of communication. In practice, that meant a stripped-down phone that only made calls — no keyboard, T9 texting, or even a contact list. Adding a contact to speed dial meant firing up a desktop dashboard. Even then, you could only save 10 numbers at a time.
Read the rest over at The Verge
Photo: Amelia Holoway Krales