Need a back-up phone that fits in your wallet? Check out Micro-Phone

Need a back-up phone that fits in your wallet?  Check out Micro-Phone
We can think of all sorts of great applications for a device like this. This credit-card sized mobile phone is perfect for someone that does not want to bring their high-end device with them for some reason, or want to have a back-up device in case their primary one is lost, stolen or broken.

Or, maybe you have a kid and do not want to give him or her a high-end feature or smart device, they can tuck this thing away and not need to worry about it.

Even better, is that the folks at Micro-Phone are offering a locator application as a companion to the phone, enabling you to find the Micro-Phone using an iOS or Android device. The Micro-Phone is only 54mm wide, 85mm tall, 5.5mm thin and weighs less than 40 grams.

The best part? Micro-Phone has already hit its initial funding goal on Indiegogo, so if you want one of these, all you have to do is back them at a discounted rate and you will definitely have one in your hands by August. For as little as $49 an unlocked SIM-free Micro-Phone can be yours. This is basic GSM device designed to work on 850/900/1800/1900MHz.

If you want to pick up one of these for whatever reason, click the source link below.

source: Micro-Phone (Indiegogo)




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13 Comments

1. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

i know its only $49 but there's a lot of unlocked gsm phones with more features available at that price. is the only selling point the form-factor? lame...

11. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

So, you're going to carry a big nokia phone in your wallet? Let me know what kind of wallet you have. It must have some kind of object shrinking capabilities.

12. Diazene

Posts: 129; Member since: May 01, 2013

doesn't need to be in your wallet

14. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

thats my point... who carries their phone in their wallet? i hope you buy this thing btw

16. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

You're clearly missing the point of this. It's not meant to be some kind of replacement phone, its meant to be an emergency phone. Sure, it doesn't have the capabilities of some nokia phone, but it was never meant to. It is meant to be a phone in a pinch. And I probably will buy one in case I ever need it.

2. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

You can pick up a basc Nokia phone for $25. They are solid, great call quality and last forever.

3. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

wow, this is actually pretty brilliant.

5. NightFelix

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

I was wondering is this bendable?

6. sudhiir.reddy

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

Phone manufacturers are pulling the wallet to come into the phone and now these guys are trying pulling phone to come into the wallet, cycle everywhere.

8. sudhiir.reddy

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

Wallet is taking revenge!

10. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

The wallet will never die as long as we are forced to carry governmental id card. (IE, Drivers license) So this is pretty brilliant considering the life of batteries. If you are in an area you don't know and you kill your battery on your primary phone, you still have this as a backup. I know it would have come in handy for me in the past.

13. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Agreed, especially if weight and/or bulk are crucial (like traveling or going on an outdoor adventure)

15. fjftokyo

Posts: 65; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

I don't use wallets anymore since I bought my money clip but the idea of having a microphone in your wallet is a good idea especially if you wanna stalk someone without them knowing about it after all the phone does have tracking capabilities other than that is a waste of money. I bought an unlocked motorola razr v3 for $25 on ebay I have it on AT&T's gophone prepaid $2 unlim talk, text and data plan I'm only charged $2 on the day I use the phone and $20 can last me all year long, the battery life on the v3 is amazing considering it's an old phone plus it's thin and you can hide it in your cars glove compartment.

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