the ‘q-pot phone’ (‘sh-04d’ in the ‘docomo with’ series)

the chocolate ‘q-pot phone‘, designed by tadaaki wakamatsu in a collaboration between japanese telecarrier NTT docomo and chocolate design aficionados q-pot, is to be released in japan as a special valentines day edition smartphone.

officially the ‘sh-04d’ model of the docomo ‘with’ series of collaborative phone designs, the ‘q-pot’ measures 2.3-inches wide and runs a custom user interface on android 2.3. the device comes with a ‘chocobed’ recharging station designed to resemble a chocolate box.

the ‘q-pot phone’ is not the first collaboration between the two companies, who released a chocolate-themed flip phone in 2009. the android model is produced by sharp.

only 30,000 ‘sh-04d’ models are to be produced, all in a colour scheme called ‘bitter choco’ and retailing starting at 40,000 yen (about 521 USD).

chocolate bar smartphone from left to right: back view; front view; additional chocolate-themed wallpaper; chocolate-themed game

chocolate bar smartphone the ‘chocobed’ charging station at left is designed to resemble a box of chocolates

chocolate bar smartphone promotional image for the device