Æsir a $61,000 phone to make just calls and send texts

Gone are the days when a phone was to send text messages or make calls. But some people are trying to turn back time, that too with a touch of elegance. If you have people to manage your virtual life for you, then a communication device like the Æsir. Spotting a ‘stern Scandinavian design,’ then named after the ‘Norse gods,’ described by the company’s CEO as ‘an anti-smartphone.’

The phone took three years in the making, and offers ‘watch-grade material’ crafted by European craftsmen. The phone features custom created ring tones as well. You can get the regular model for £6,400($10,560), while a gold-plated variant comes at £37,000($61,000).

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