The ubiquitous nature of smartphones has many users feeling constantly bombarded by notifications and distractions, so the 'Light Phone 2' has been created to help change this to respect a user's attention and time.
Coming as the second-generation device, the cellphone is 4G-enabled, boasts a very simple e-ink display and doesn't feature the fancy functionalities of traditional devices. The device can be used for making calls, sending messages, viewing contacts, setting alarms and auto-replying, but doesn't feature email, news, social media or advertising to keep you feeling less distracted.
The rise of smartphones has given way to technology addiction for some which is seeing a variety of different users seek out ways to reduce the amount of time they spend staring at a screen. Designers are taking note and creating solutions like the 'Light Phone 2' to only focus on the functionalities that are truly essential.