Do you ever find yourself firing caviar cannonballs from your yacht, thinking “Man. I want to buy a really, really basic phone, but only if it costs me an absurd amount so that everyone knows how much money I have.”? Sony Ericsson and Saks Fifth Avenue have you covered.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pureness is about as basic as can be – hence the “Pureness” name. It’s jam packed full of features you’d find on any free-after-contract flip phone, with its one noteworthy point being the transparent LCD (Check out the video below if you’re curious.) And just how much will that trivial bit of uniqueness set you back, you ask?
Nine hundred and ninety dollars. Yep. For a tenner shy of a grand, you get a phone that is in every way unremarkable outside of its difficult to use screen. You also get access to some unnamed concierge-by-phone service -but we’re pretty sure that for the same price, you could get a decent smartphone and use the rest to hire some kid to Google crap whenever you call.
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