Need to work out? Can’t let go of your iPhone? Try the world’s heaviest iPhone case, ToneFone
That’s the takeaway with this 1kg (2.2 lbs) or 1.5kg (3.3 lbs) case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s (no plans to support older models). The ToneFone is a dumbbell case for the iPhone. It is crafted of good old British steel, covered in a soft, durable rubber skin.
The claims from DesirableBody in the UK are that even the most basic movements will help you improve your muscle strength and endurance. So, why not add some resistance to even the most mundane of tasks, such as, using your iPhone.
Available in white, and soon to be available in gold and grey colors this summer, the ToneFone has a nice contour to it. Certainly it is not that uncomfortable to hold in the hand. Naturally, it is not going to look so great in your pocket, and the same £22.90 ($38) you spend for the 1kg ToneFone (£25.40/$42 for the 1.5kg) could get you a basic set of dumbbells with interchangeable weights to work with.
Of course, that is not the same thing as working out and using your iPhone at the same time. Just be sure you switch between arms to keep the build-up of your muscle mass even. We will see you at the body building championship.
3. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)
Further proof why the aliens only watch,
and not talk to us.
4. shayan (Posts: 158; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)
A 1.5 kg have no effect! Its useless! The Idea was nice, but a fail overall.
5. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 409; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)
Imagine dropping your phone face down with this on.
6. chocowii (Posts: 383; Member since: 30 Jan 2014)
Phone cases are getting worse. At $38 you can buy a decent set of dumbells plus a kettle weight.
7. JC557 (Posts: 1228; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)
Heck, for $38 I could buy a month at the gym (3 if there's a deal).
8. Nexus4lifes (Posts: 104; Member since: 13 Feb 2014)
So if this thing falls down, which one will break first the case or the iphone?
9. PBXtech (Posts: 1011; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)
If you're that addicted to your phone, you need a therapist, not a gymnasium.
10. ncarlosmiguel (Posts: 206; Member since: 14 May 2013)
LOL reading the title at the site's home page made me burst out laughing. This is really hilarious. You should learn how to compose your messages with your weak hand so you dont get uneven muscle mass.
11. techloverNYC (Posts: 486; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)
so is a workout for babies? with 1.5kg an adult like will barely feel any weight