Apple does not build an iPhone 14 Mini: Now a small cell phone with Android should appear instead
Apple has dispensed with an iPhone 14 Mini. The resulting gap is now to be filled by a small Android-based cell phone. Behind this is an old acquaintance.
- A team of former Pebble employees is apparently working on a small Android-based cell phone.
- This could be financed via Kickstarter, among other things.
- But a lot is still unclear.
Eric Migicovsky brought us the first smartwatch with the Pebble. Now he is apparently working on a new project: a small cell phone based on Android.
As reported by TheVerge, Migicovsky has assembled a team that is currently exploring a concept for the mobile phone. The idea arose from a petition that Migicovsky published in May 2022. On his website smallandroidphone.com, he collected voices from people who, like him, wanted a new small Android-based cell phone.
He then wanted to use the list to convince Google or another manufacturer to build a corresponding model. But apparently nobody was found for the project and Apple also discontinued its mini-series. That’s why Migicovsky is now tackling the project himself.
That’s what the mini cell phone is supposed to offer
The team also includes another former Pebble employee, Benjamin Bryant. In a YouTube video, he is already presenting the first details of the equipment and design ideas for the mobile phone to the community. The display size should be well below 6 inches, for example. One of the processors under discussion is the Snapdragon 8 Gen1 from Qualcomm.
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If and when the mobile phone will appear is still unclear. The team is currently clarifying whether production is feasible. The next step would then be to collect the money – for example via Kickstarter. If you don’t want to wait that long, we present 15 current, quite compact smartphones to bridge the waiting time.
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