Startup of the week: Zanco Smart-Pen – the world’s thinnest phone in the form of a stylus

Last week we told you about a unique work for tourists and travelers called Cleansebot, which will provide disinfection of the bed in hotels. Today’s article is devoted to an unusual Zanco Smart-Pen phone, made in the form of a stylus.

About the project

We are used to the fact that most modern phones are made in the form of a classic rectangle. If this is not enough for you, you can find phones in the form of a credit card, devices made in a round case, etc. British engineers Zanco decided to go even further and created a phone made in the form of a stylus.

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Zanco came out on Kickstarter with a gadget that they claim is the β€œthinnest mobile phone in the world.” The Zanco Smart-Pen measures 123.9 Γ— 18.5 Γ— 15.5 mm, supports work with a nano-SIM card and, in terms of basic functionality, is not much different from regular phones.

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On the outside of the Zanco Smart-Pen is a large number of different elements.

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The phone-stylus is equipped with a keyboard, several buttons for pre-set tasks, a navigation bar, a microphone, talk and external speakers, as well as main and front cameras.

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Zanco Smart-Pen even has a built-in FM radio and laser pointer, which will focus on the important points during presentations.

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The 1-inch TFT-display Zanco Smart-Pen has a resolution of 80 Γ— 160 pixels and displays a sufficient amount of information and at the same time consumes a minimum of energy. Representatives of the company Zanco argue that the battery capacity of 400 mAh can ensure the operation of the S-Pen for 6 days.

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The β€œheart” of the phone is the MediaTek MTK6261D processor, and the amount of permanent memory is 32 GB. Also in the side of the case there is a slot for a memory card format MicroSD. Zanco Smart-Pen photo capabilities are represented by two cameras with a resolution of 0.3 MP, which are located on both sides of the case.

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Of course, today the Zanco Smart-Pen will no longer be able to replace the familiar smartphone, since it simply does not have enough functionality for that. Nevertheless, this phone-stylus can become for many an interesting additional device that you can always surprise your friends with.

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Devices like the Zanco Smart-Pen are often found in spy movies, and therefore the company Zanco decided to integrate the voice change function into its gadget. The device can mask your voice in 13 different ways.

Until the end of the campaign on Kickstarter Zanco Smart-Pen can be purchased for $ 49.



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Startup of the week: Zanco Smart-Pen – the world’s thinnest phone in the form of a stylus
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