The Heart 401AB from Japan might be the weirdest phone you've seen lately

The Heart 401AB from Japan might be the weirdest phone you've seen lately
Japan never ceases to amaze us with its bizarre products. Take the Heart 401AB phone, for example: it's a brand new handset that looks like a heart (not an anatomically correct one though), and - thanks to a twist mechanism - it can be transformed into something that resembles a peanut. Or a bean. Either way, the device was announced today by Japanese carrier Ymobile, and will be launched in March in both black, and red.

Specs-wise, the Heart 401AB is as modest as any flip phone from many, many years ago. It's got a 0.9-inch display with 128 × 36 pixels, and it seems that the only thing that you can do with it - besides perhaps showing it off to your 6-years old daughter - is make phone calls. And that's it - not even SMS is supported.

The Heart 401AB weighs only 59 grams, and, at 26 mm, is pretty thick. The handset will have a Sailor Moon edition. Both this, and the regular version come with complementary heart-shaped wall chargers.

The price of the Heart 401AB phone is not known, but we imagine it will not be a high one.


source: Ymobile via The Verge

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16 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

For girls.....

15. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

...or Tim Cook-types...

2. DirtyDan23

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

This is indeed the strangest phone I've seen this year.

3. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Japan always get the cool stuffs...and the weird stuffs.

4. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Whenever any stuff from Japan, passes

8. mixedfish

Posts: 1545; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

...And it's still more innovative and original than anything from Xiaomi.

11. avinash22i

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

You burnt him... Dude

13. tacarat

Posts: 853; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Or Apple.

5. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Japan: You haven't seen anything yet senpai!

10. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

6. bahadurhussain

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 20, 2015

They have a Pokemon army, they made a black burger now they have made a heart phone. I think Japan is the country I should have been born in.

7. geusan

Posts: 137; Member since: Oct 19, 2014

cringe at the news but lol at the comment

9. lime56 unregistered

the new iHeart from Apple

12. avinash22i

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

Gotta love that country.

14. material

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

I really want a japanese comeback

16. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

This phone has darkjedi written all over it LMAO.

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