Had enough of iPhones, Samsungs and Nokias? Here’s a fascinating smartphone concept by Dutch designer Dave Hakkens that’s created a HUGE roar online with 11 million YouTube views, 750k Facebook shares and 40,000 Tweets in only 6 days!
Titled “Phonebloks” and captioned “A phone worth keeping”, Dave’s concept proposes a modular smartphone structure made of separate blocks with an individual function assigned to each one. Each block component performs a specific task (battery, camera, processor, audio, storage, connectivity etc.) and can be attached/detached from the motherboard.
The primary objective is to reduce e-waste. The project claims that more often than not, we discard our old phones because one or two components become non-functional or outdated. These discarded devices are contributing to a huge surge in e-waste. With Phonebloks, you can simply remove the outdated part and replace it with a new one.
Apart from reducing e-waste, with Phonebloks you can customize your phone to your requirements. If you need a bigger battery and less storage you can attach a bigger battery block and a smaller storage block. Similar adjustments can be made with the processor, camera, speaker and more.
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