Tech: This adorable device might be the world’s smallest 4G smartphone — check it out
This tiny 4G smartphone works the same as any other Android phone, just miniaturized. As most other smartphones get bigger, a new phone is headed in the opposite direction.
Called Jelly, the tiny 4G smartphone is one of the world's smallest. Seriously, it's itsy-bitsy.
Jelly has a 2.45-inch display, and is about 3.6 inches tall and about 1.7 inches wide. Despite its small size, Jelly works like any other smartphone: It runs a version of Android Nougat, which is only a year old, and is compatible with 4G wireless networks.
Jelly is an update to a tiny phone that launched in 2015 called the Posh Micro, a similar mini-phone that came in bright colors like magenta and turquoise. But Jelly has more RAM, dual SIM card slots, and more battery capacity.
Jelly will officially launch on Kickstarter on May 2 and will cost $59, but we got our hands on one a few weeks early. Take a look at this little phone:
Jelly just about fits in the palm of your hand…
…and not much taller than your index finger.
Here it is next to a Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The Note 5 is pretty huge — it's six inches tall and about three inches wide — but it dwarfs the Jelly.
It's laughable next to an honest-to-goodness landline. The corded phone looks like it's made for giants.
You really get a sense for how short this phone is next to a standard-issue pen.
A plugging-in pair of earbuds only emphasizes how little it is.
But it works just like a regular smartphone. You can run all your favorite Android apps on Jelly, but expect them to be much smaller than you're used to. Here's a miniature version of Instagram…
…and a tiny version of Twitter.
You can check out Jelly for yourself when it company launches its Kickstarter campaign on May 2.
Source: New feed
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