Zanco Tiny T1 – World’s Smallest Mobile Phone
Clubit New Media has created Zanco Tiny T1 – World’s Smallest Mobile Phone. Launched via Kickstarter this week the development team is hoping to raise £25,000 to take the fully functional mobile phone into production. Measuring just 46.7 mm x 21 mm x 12 mm the tiny mobile phone operates on the 2G network and is equipped with a rechargeable battery that is capable of providing up to 3 days of standby and 180 minutes of talk time. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about its design.
• 300 Phonebook memory
• Stores 50 SMS Messages
• Stores the last 50 in/out numbers
• Nano Sim
• 32RAM + 32ROM
• 12.5mm OLED screen
• Micro USB charger
• 13 Voice changers
And while the Tiny T1 claims to work on any mobile phone network, second-generation cellular technology has long been superseded by newer systems. In the US, various carriers have announced plans to shut down the outdated tech: AT&T abandoned 2G GSM service in January; Verizon and T-Mobile intend to do the same in the next two to three years.
So, while Zanco may seem like the ideal backup phone or novelty gift, think twice about how long the miniature mobile will suffice. (The Kickstarter campaign urges potential buyers to “please check your local area has 2G coverage before pledging.”)
Expected to ship anywhere in the world by May 2018, the Zanco