Wednesday, September 14, 2022

You can preoder a kit to make your own rotary cellphone

Official site:
Full LTE connectivity. Obsolescence-proof for at least another decade.
Access and call your personal contacts faster than with a smartphone
Use your own SIM card with your favorite carrier's "Bring Your Own Device" option
Real (mechanical) ringer bell made gold or silver-coated brass; externally visible
Receive basic SMS messages and send pre-typed messages and numeric strings
2 displays: Front-side OLED and back-side ePaper
Physical disconnect switch for the microphone
Mechanical power switch
MicroSD card stores contacts list as a text file
TRRS headset jack
USB-C charging port
Incandescent-like indicator LEDs
Weighs 163g [6oz]
Injection molded parts available in several striking colors
Hackaday has a brief article about the ongoing project.