Is a dumbphone that also charges your smartphone brilliant or idiotic?

Simple feature phones are commodity items, and so are power banks, so why not combine the two? Generic Hong Kong tech-rebadger Zuri has given it a go, making the “Power Bank U28” — a basic dumbphone that can also be used to charge your smartphone.

The question is: is this brilliant, or idiotic?

The back-and-forth in Verge Slack went like this: if you’re going to have a dumbphone as a back-up device, it may as well provide some extra utility beyond calls and texts. And, chances are, the reason you need a back-up phone in the first place is because your...

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via The Verge
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