Light Phone 2: Just the essentials

Have you ever wanted a phone with just the basics? Make some calls, send some messages, do some navigation, that kind of thing? If your answer is yes. Light Phone 2 and you are made for each other. This minimalist phone is based on e-ink technology and has just the basic features (which we’re gonna take a look at later in this article), that makes you spend less time on your phone and more on what you love doing.

Although the light phone 2 is in the prototype stage, the product looks promising. And it has raised 500% of it’s expected target with 1 more month to go!

Now keep in mind that is not your usual smartphone. It’s for people who find the modern smartphone too distracting or I might even say overwhelming, and would just to like stick with the basics. Light Phone 2 would support features like messaging and taking calls. Their team is also exploring more features like alarm clock, ride sharing etc but aren’t guaranteed.

Here are some images from their campaign:

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Proposed specifications:

PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions:  91mm x 55mm x 6.5-7.5mm thick
OS:  LightOS (modified Android)
Connectivity:  4G LTE, Wifi, GPS
Memory:  1 GB DDR3 RAM / 8GB eMMC
Sensor:  Proximity
Battery:  500mAh
Color:  Black/White
Material:  Anodized Aluminum
Weight:  80g (estimation)
Processor:  Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 Platform
Display:  E-Ink
Battery:  5 days standby; A few hours talk time.
SIM Card:  Nano SIM
Connector:  USB-C
Language:  English
Other:  Vibrator, Loud Speaker, Headset jack

Contributing to this campaign will set you back $250, which is $150 less than the actual retail price. The shipping is expected to start from April 2019. You can check their site and their Indiegogo campaign for more details about Light Phone 2!

Let us know in the comment section what you think about Light Phone 2.

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