Meet Zanco tiny t1, world's smallest mobile phone


While companies battle each other for the world's biggest smartphone title, one company took a turn in the other direction. Zanco plans to launch world's smallest mobile phone, the tiny t1.

Although it's just a feature phone, Zanco tiny t1 offers all the basic features you would expect from such a device, including calls and SMS. It's only working on 2G networks (GSM850/900, DCS1800, and PCS1900), but the very small 200 mAh battery lasts for more than 3 days on a single charge.

The tiny t1 sports a tiny 0.49-inch OLED display with 64 x 32 pixels resolution. It comes with a numerical keyboard, but your fingers must be really small for 100% accuracy. Also, the feature phone is compatible with nano-SIM cards and can store up to 300 contacts in the phonebook, as well as 50 most recent calls and 50 text messages.


According to Zanco, the tiny t1 packs 32MB RAM and 32MB internal storage, which can't be expanded since there's no microSD card support. The phone charges through a USB port and weighs just 13g.

If you want one, you can pledge a minimum of $50 for the Zanco tiny t1 on Kickstarter. The company plans to deliver all orders in May 2018, but that's just an estimation.

source: Kickstarter via BGR

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11 Comments

1. tbacba

Posts: 134; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

The world's smallest mobile phone, doubles as the world's easiest mobile phone to lose.

4. Techlover2018

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 14, 2017

The weight is even more impressive than the size.

2. andynaija

Posts: 1258; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Does it use a button cell type of battery?

3. seanwhat

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

this is absolutely propah.

5. worldpeace

Posts: 3129; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

4G smartwatches is arguably smaller than this phone.. It can do phone calls and SMS too

7. mixedfish

Posts: 1553; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

I wonder if they removed the screen and health features, would they get 1 week battery.

6. HansP

Posts: 542; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

It looks cool and all, but, its specs are quite lackluster compared to a budget smartwatch. I guess it can maybe work as an inspiration for some Asian company to make a really useful micro-phone.

8. Cat97

Posts: 1865; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

These phones are mainly used for smuggling into prisons.

9. Cat97

Posts: 1865; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

These phones are mainly used for smuggling into prisons. So...smaller phone, less pain in the rear...:)))

10. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 679; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Zoolander.

11. jonathanfiuwx

Posts: 180; Member since: Mar 10, 2017

soon enough... implantable cell phones

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