The Janus One phone does away with screen and apps so you can focus on things beyond your smartphone

Once upon a time, cell phones were enormous, bulky contraptions that required antennas, fat handsets, and even bags to carry them. As technology improved, phones got smaller, until the advent of the smartphone. Now the trend is for larger phones with bigger screens—but many people wish for the tiny phones of yore. For those people, the Janus One phone may be the answer.

Janus One bucks the current size trend by going for simplicity. It has no screen and no apps, just a numeric keypad and a digital display. It can send text messages, receive calls, and has a built-in pedometer. That’s it. No Facebook or Twitter, no camera or games, no web browsing or music.

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