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nov 29, 2010

johns phones

johns phones are perhaps the antidote to the complex technology forward mobiles released each year. created and developed by the dutch design studio john doe, these phones aim to be one thing and one thing only: a phone. dubbed the world’s simplest cell phone, johns phones allow users to make and receive calls without add-ons like a camera, text messaging or a variety of ringtones. the interface is stripped down to the familiar keypad with buttons to adjust the volume and lock the buttons. users can store numbers using speed dial or record contact info using the paper address book and pen stored in the back. the phone comes with a one display that is used to show numbers located on the top side of the device. the phone comes in five colours and is currently available on the dutch market.

http://johnsphones.com http://www.john-doe.nl

  • wanted!

    Justina says:
  • lush. I love the phone book.

    dshott.co.uk says:
  • i love it,i want it! jajaj

    Victoria Lauria says:
  • Neat!
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    Adi says:
  • just lovely!

    KML says:
  • excellent

    dbkii says:
  • u r all retarded

    screwballs says:
  • …aaaahhh!!!!!…..beautiful…….

    Please find a manufacturer a.s.a.p.

    Dr. Design says:
  • Stripped down chic! Fabulous!

    JAH says:
  • What about a new name? ‘No-Bull-Phone’

  • NICE.
    so simple I like πŸ™‚

    HAL 9000 says:
  • like the idea, hate the execution.

    manu says:
  • I’m pretty sure that there are usability problems.

    Plus, it will probably be cheap but still have a designer price tag on it. (By that I mean, it will still be more expensive than the simplest nokia model which is probably much more functional and user friendly)

    the Turk says:
  • It has the best features no smart phone has:
    1. Battery life of 3 (three) weeks.
    2. It’s UNLOCKED and works with every carrier worldwide.
    3. The reception is better then any other phone.
    Now THAT is a phone!

    Wendy says:
  • It’s called the Dumb phone πŸ˜‰

    People that are thinking it’s overpriced: there’s no plan attached that gives away the phone for free. Carriers / service providers spoiled the prices for phones. If you want to compare, compare to other unlocked cell phones.

    Btw no usability problems encountered so far.
    And now they make a gold one, Awesome!

    Syl says:
  • Just waiting for a txt message version, its the only thing missing… it could be on the top display, pager like…
    then ill buy it πŸ™‚

    Mart says:
  • How is this phone easier than using the phone functionality on an iphone?
    You are losing important features with something as ridiculous as physically writing down people’s numbers. That turns ‘simplicity’ into nightmare when you have to sift through 50+ numbers and decipher handwriting.
    Plus the buttons on the side are coarse and ugly, and a simple phone shouldn’t need cartoon people icons to denote answer and hang-up.
    This phone is just misdirected design.

    Jessica says:

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