Phones which came in shapes you probably didn’t know exist
Mobile phone producers really put a lot of effort into trying to make their devices look attractive to the consumers. We have been smitten by the impeccable designs and stupendous features of iPhone X, the charming Samsung Galaxy S8 and not forgetting the amazing features on Pixel phones which you can read latest celeb news, entertainment and breaking news. There have also been instances of some very weird phones along the way. We have gone down the memory lane to bring back memories of some wacky phones before the time of touchscreens.
Nokia has a vibrant history when it comes to cell phone designs. For there has been some pretty weird stuff coming from the tech giant. They brought us the phone that happened to look like handheld video game console. The cell phone was called the N-Gage. Their agenda is still a mystery whether it was to make the user look like they are playing video games all the time, or to tap in the video game market by making a phone like a video game console.
Haier P7 Pen Phone
On a scale of 1 to 10 this phone takes 8 on the weirdness scale. It is a thin pen look-a-like with a compact shape housing a little camera too. This Haier P7 pen phone really is something beyond imagination. The battery allowed up to 3 hours of talk time.
Bang and Olufsen Serene
This was a collaboration with Samsung. The Serene seemed to be an awkward addition to the cellular phones. It was designed to look more like a PC with an old-fashioned keypad which was circular, something clearly unheard of at the time. One impractical thing about this phone was that, for one to access the battery and SIM card you needed a screwdriver. I guess this was one of the attributes that lead to it being a showpiece in the museum than to be used as a device for communication. With all this, it slides its way to 9 on a scale of ten