Sometimes, less is more, and RePhone falls under that category. Simply put, it’s a fully-functional smartphone that comes in separate modules – a touchscreen module, battery, GSM dongle, and Bluetooth, while extended kits let you add audio, camera, 3G, and even Arduino. You can either build a phone that only sends and receives texts / calls, or one that simply plays music. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“The RePhone Kit comes with a square, rather small touchscreen, giving it the impression of a watch. A paper cutout that comes along with the kit can be folded to incorporate the gadgetry on the inside to give you a rather rustic looking but pretty capable self-built smartphone. However, a better idea would be to 3D print your own housing to not just add a personalized touch to it, but make it look more finished,” reports Yanko Design.