(From The Independent)
Although making the phone is an impressive feat in the first place, it might not be as good as it looks in the promotional pictures. The first version will have a black and white screen, which is easier to produce and uses less power.
The screen is an e-ink display, the same kind used in e-readers like the Amazon Kindle. These displays typically have to refresh when showing different images, making them a little clumsy to use and not very good at playing video.
At least at the start, the pricey Moxi phone won’t even have the same features as the cheapest smartphones. However, Chongsheng Yu, the company’s executive vice president, told Bloomberg that a colour screen and international distribution may arrive in the future. Read More