More than 2000 NoPhones ordered for the holidays

Remember the NoPhone? That's the Kickstarter-funded slab of plastic that is supposed to be a smartphone substitute for those who can't let go of their handset. The idea is that with the NoPhone in hand, and with no display to stare at, the smartphone addicted can enjoy real conversations at dinner, spend quality time with loved ones, and even enjoy their surroundings, all without suffering smartphone withdrawals.

The NoPhone also can be used to fake out thieves who demand your smartphone, or as a gag gift for those who do have smartphones on their brain constantly. And that is where today's press release from NoPhone comes in. The company has announced that more than 2000 NoPhones have been sold for the holidays. The company adds that orders placed by December 7th, will arrive by December 25th.

The NoPhone is priced at $12, and you can buy 5 for $55. There is even a "selfie" version priced at $18, which includes a mirror on the front of the unit. If you have a boy/girl friend who pays more attention to their phone than to you, this is the perfect gift for this holiday season. The NoPhone measures 140 mm x 67 mm x 7.3 mm and weighs between 80 and 100 grams. In comparison, the Apple iPhone 6 measures 138.1mm x 67mm x 6.9 mm and weighs 129 grams.

source: NoPhone



1. Fallen1

Posts: 288; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

Amazing how this went from nothing to actual profits. Cant disagree that this would make a great gag gift

18. mixedfish

Posts: 1551; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

The jokes on you though when it ends up not funny, and you wasted your $20.

20. Ashoaib

Posts: 3275; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

beastly phone... flagship of the year how much is the battery capacity? I want it to be fitted with two dual LEDs, so can be use as a tourch. I want inodized plastic on rear camera to make it sracth resistant, dual speaker grills for a sense of stereo sound, apple's touch id look alike button without any sensor. 3.5mm audio pin sized hole. shinny plastic wall paper and micro usb 3 port sized hole. Removable back cover will come real handy too ;)

24. Fallen1

Posts: 288; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

Sad how $20 means so much to you. I spend thousands on Christmas gifts and would definitely drop a $20 bill on this just distract them from the real gift, ever thought of that? Plus I have a Note 4, why anyone would buy me any phone would greatly be questioned

2. darkkjedii

Posts: 30960; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

great gag gift, YouTube Flossy Carter noPhone review.

3. MasterSyrron

Posts: 59; Member since: Dec 08, 2012

I would kill someone who got me this. I mean, seriously. Have you looked at the specs? Do you even tech, bro? :-P

4. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

This is 50% of the functionality of an iPhone for 1% of the cost. Seems like a good deal to me. They should have made them in gold, silver, and white, though. With better marketing, I can really see NoPhone taking on Apple and stealing market share.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30960; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Do you expects people to laugh at that?

12. maherk

Posts: 6768; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You don't like his joke, simply don't waste your time commenting on it. Move on Apple boy. Now guys wait for him with his typical "people dislike me because of my race" response.

25. g2a5b0e unregistered

The thumbs state otherwise, Darkk. I laughed, man. Lighten up.

27. darkkjedii

Posts: 30960; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bro, if it's funny to me, I'm laughing and thumbing it up. Ask berzerk, has taken jabs at apple before that had me rollin. +1

28. g2a5b0e unregistered

Fair enough, bro.

19. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Better than iPhone. Atleast you are getting a much better value for your money!!

22. moe123

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

Lol,nice idea . I wonder if other company tried it too,i mean making better phones and hoping it can outsells the iphone. Yup ,everyone tried that ,anyone can make a better phone than the iphone ,but thats it.

26. g2a5b0e unregistered

Wow. Your comment makes so little sense. R.I.P. English.

29. moe123

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

What i meant to say is , you are stupid if you say this can outsell the iphone ,even if you mean it as a joke. If companies like samsung and sony and LG (who makes far superior handsets than the iphone)are struggling to sell 10% of what the iphone sells,joking about how this joke of product can outsell anything,is something that is just stupid. My comment was a litlle bit hard to understand,especially for people as stupid as you are. Have a good day,peace.✌️

5. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

That screen resolution is incorrect.

6. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

The forgot to put BATTERY LIFE Good lord the NoPhone will hands down destroy every phone on the market in terms of battery life.

7. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Hands down, NoPhone is THE MOST INNOVATIVE PHONE of 2014. The design speaks for itself. Simple, timeless, perfect. The user interface is amazing, brilliant, and intuitive. Not to mention this phone is future proof.

15. rsturges

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 22, 2014

Indeed. Why it didn't make the list of surprises for 2014 Flagships, I'll never know..

8. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

First phone to offer the option of floating if dropped in pool.

9. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

HA.... 'Real' Face TIme

11. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

Still has more apps than WP :P

13. maherk

Posts: 6768; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I would like to see a drop test for this bad boy.

14. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 219; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

I gotta get my hands on one of these. its wayy better then the bricked phone I had! -.-

16. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

i sell Special Stone for $2 only and no one buy it, and this one is more expensive than mine :(

17. p51d007

Posts: 702; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

The modern version of the "pet rock".

21. Hamid.Z

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

Placing my order right now :D

23. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

they should include also dummy boxes of preferred brand and model, so the prank is in complete package, :D

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