This 'Brick' Might Look Ridiculous Next To Your Smartphone, But That's The Whole Point
Want to look like you're expecting a call from 1989? Then Binatone has the phone for you.
The brick is a two-way device, meaning you can either pop your SIM card in it and use it as your regular cell, or you can connect to it via Bluetooth
The Brick phone offers such state-of-the-art technology as a 1.8-inch color display, the classic "Snake" game, and Bluetooth 2.0 Consumers can add their own SIM card--2G only--or use the Brick as a Bluetooth headset with their smartphone.mnn.com
Cleverly, you can view missed calls and texts on the Brick's display, too. For such a large device, the Brick felt fairly light, and its screen was bright, and its backlit buttons were easy to press.prweb.com
The Brick’s most compelling selling feature: a one month standby time and 14 hours of talk time
The POWER edition of THE BRICK sports even more impressive numbers with three months of standby time and 28 hours of talk time
Both THE BRICK and THE BRICK POWER models feature a large speaker and a micro SD slot that allows users to load and play their favorite music
The price of this whimsy? The basic version of the Brick costs $70 (RM229). The higher-end Brick Power costs $100 (RM329).
Mobile phone era began in 1973 when Motorola launched its new portable phone nicknamed 'the brick'' due to its size and weight