Japan’s ‘Galapagos phones’ making a comeback www.japantimes.co.jp

posted by  Yubi | 1 year, 2 months ago in Gadgets

Smartphones have spread rapidly in Japan in recent years, but there still seems to be strong demand for feature phones, or so-called “Galapagos” phones, according to recent data.

0 | #13137 by  Yubi | 1 year, 2 months ago
I still use a "Gala Keitai" (Galapagos Mobile Phone), because the data plans are outrageously expensive and I am within reach of an Internet connection most of the time. The plans for these old phones are much more attractive, particularly so for senior citizens.