This new Android phone is the same size as a credit card

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In an age when almost all smartphone manufacturers are releasing devices with bigger and bigger screens, a Japanese firm has unveiled a new Android phone that can fit in your wallet.

The credit card sized NichePhone-S is about the same size as a small calculator and include a traditional T9 keypad, similar to the that found on the Nokia mobile phones of old.

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The phone weighs 38 grams, is just 6.5mm thick, and measures 90mm in height and 50mm wide, making it small enough to fit inside a wallet.

The phone has a small screen at the top of the device and runs Android 4.2. It is powered by a 550mAh battery which offers more than 3 hours of talk time and 72 hours of standby time.

It supports 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth and is available in either black or white.

And that’s about it.

NichePhone-S

You can’t install any apps onto the NichePhone-S, there’s no camera and it doesn’t even have a speaker. Although it can be used to stream music which you can listen to via a Bluetooth speaker or earphones.

Other basic functions include voice calls and text messaging.

FutureModel, the phone’s makers, said the NichePhone-S will cost approximated $90 and will be available to order in Japan later this month, with shipping expected in early December.

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