The American company Light has launched a fundraiser on Indiegogo’s roadfinding platform for Light Phone 2, the second generation of a minimalistic phone that could only ring. Within a few days, the startup received 340 thousand dollars from users, although it asked 250 thousand.
Aluminum enclosure, e-ink display, LightOS system based on Android and new functions like text messages and alarm clock were added to the novelty. On the menu, the user moves using the physical buttons on the sidebar, but you can dial SMS using the touch screen.
Also in Light Phone 2 there was support for LTE. The developers contrasted their device with modern smartphones, but offered users to choose additional applications that may appear in it. From options: music player, navigator and ridersharingovy service.
According to the creators of the phone, Light Phone 2 will start delivering to customers in April 2019. For the time of the crowd-hosting campaign the device with delivery costs 250 dollars. After the fundraising is completed, 400 dollars.