Dumbphones – handsets light on extra features – are increasing in popularity. What’s driving consumers back into the arms of these devices? And how are newer basic models un-dumbing themselves and getting with the times?
In ever more digitalised times, some technologies once branded obsolete by flashy new tech and online services are having a second chance at popularity. Just as the comeback of vinyl records and Polaroid cameras in recent years has proven, reports of their deaths are greatly exaggerated.
Another such artefact making a return is the dumbphone, as reported by the BBC.
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