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Light Phone: A Minimalist Phone the Size Slightly Larger Than a Business Card

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


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