For just $89, the MAKERphone is an Arduino-based, DIY mobile phone kit that comes disassembled, and once completed, it aims to teach even novices more about programming (Python, Scratch, etc.) as well as basic electronics. The device itself sports a GSM module, dual-core processor, 128×160 pixel color LCD display, antenna, sound module, and yes, a headphone jack. Continue reading for more pictures, information and the Kickstarter page.
“The MAKERphone starts at $89, and as is typical of Kickstarter campaigns, you can also invest more to get various perks, including an additional set of tools, a fully assembled phone or bundles of 2 or more MAKERphones at discounted prices. Visually, the MAKERphone is surprisingly cool looking and unmistakably retro,” reports Yahoo News. Kickstarter page.