Yotaphone 2

by Volker Weber

ZZ763B9F89

Last week I received an invitation to fly to London for the Yotaphone 2 announcement. I didn't go, but I followed the news. The Yotaphone 2 is a very interesting device because it has two displays: an LCD at the front and an electronic paper display like a Kindle on the back. The back display is always on and it can display notifications. There are lots of customizations available. Beyond that you can also use the display to read books, Facebook updates, etc.

While it's interesting, I fail to see who would buy an Android phone for 699 €.

More >

Comments

I also fail to see who would get a phone for that price. Don't get me wrong, I think Android is a great OS for Smartphones, but iOS is also nice and for that price you can get a nice iPhone. Or two nice Android phones.

Daniel Haferkorn, 2014-12-03

Looks really cool. Really. Not cool enough to pay that kind of money, though...

Rob McDonagh, 2014-12-03

UK price is ¢555. The Nexus 6 32GB is ¢499, 64GB is ¢549.

Not a huge difference.

Armin Grewe, 2014-12-03

Sexy but indeed expensive.

Ingo Seifert, 2014-12-04

It will certainly be a challenge for wallet / protective cover designers. If you don't get some kind of cover on it there is a 100% chance of damaging one of the screens. With current phone models there is only a 50% chance. :-)

John Lindsay, 2014-12-04

@John that was also my first thought.

Christian Ott, 2014-12-04

I really want this e-ink feature, but I'm afraid it will remain a niche gimmick unless there is a true 2nd screen API in Android to support this in the long run.

Also, @John is right. (My phone keeps falling down all the time, glad I bought a protective cover.)

Hanno Zulla, 2014-12-05

The e-ink feature looks really very interesting and a lot more interactive than I would have imagined. Alas - I am an Apple lover, so not for me.

Ian Bradbury, 2014-12-08

Recent comments

Felix Knecht on Anrufqualität at 22:12
Vitor Pereira on Anrufqualität at 21:05
Frank Quednau on Anrufqualität at 17:26
Jan Tietze on Anrufqualität at 16:20
Oliver Schult on Anrufqualität at 15:13
Sven Richert on Anrufqualität at 13:58
Volker Weber on Anrufqualität at 13:49
michael rother on Anrufqualität at 13:43
Tobias Vogel on Marshall Stockwell II :: Klingt gut, sieht gut aus, meine Empfehlung at 12:57
Jörg Wölker on Anrufqualität at 12:31
Volker Weber on Lenovo Smart Clock Essential at 08:29
Stefan Niemeier on Lenovo Smart Clock Essential at 08:25
Volker Weber on Lenovo Smart Clock Essential at 21:51
David Guillaume on Lenovo Smart Clock Essential at 21:46
Richard Albury on No battery woes on Apple Watch 6 at 18:56
Stefan Pfeiffer on Apple Watch 6 :: Erste Eindrücke at 16:02
Eric Bredtmann on Leatherman Free T4 :: Das hat sich bewährt at 19:53
Volker Weber on Leatherman Free T4 :: Das hat sich bewährt at 19:36
Volker Weber on No battery woes on Apple Watch 6 at 19:25
Dominique Roller on Leatherman Free T4 :: Das hat sich bewährt at 17:03
Bernd Hofmann on No battery woes on Apple Watch 6 at 16:33
Jan Van Puyvelde on Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 i7/16/1000 :: Erste Eindrücke at 14:30
Volker Weber on Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 i7/16/1000 :: Erste Eindrücke at 13:37
Volker Weber on No battery woes on Apple Watch 6 at 13:34
Dominique Roller on No battery woes on Apple Watch 6 at 13:31

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 01:03

visitors.gif

Paypal vowe