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?
I don't need a dumbphone. But if I did, I'd want one that doubled as a charger for my smartphone. http://pic.twitter.com/MvwIvJRV0e— Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) March 2, 2017
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...
via The Verge