Cylindrical Nokia phone powered by Coca-Cola

Cylindrical Nokia phone powered by Coca-Cola

Summary: It's finally here: a soda-powered mobile phone! Sarcasm aside, someone has really developed this.

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It's finally here: a soda-powered mobile phone! Sarcasm aside, someone has really developed this.

What was probably just a laughed-off concept before is now a reality: Chinese developer Daizi Zheng has designed a Nokia cylindrical cell phone that is fueled by soft drinks, but especially by Coca-Cola. (I wonder if that partnership was planned, or they're just going to be getting some free publicity off all this.)

It might work well for the forlorn traveler. Say your cell phone dies, and you don't have anywhere to charge it (or you lost the charger altogether) or buy batteries. But then you remember you have a bottle of that classic All-American drink in your backpack, crack it open, fill your phone and then take a refreshing swig for yourself. I can see the commercial now...

Hopefully no one imposes some silly soda/fat tax to get in the way of all this.

Topics: Mobility, Nokia, Telcos

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  • Too sticky ;-) (nt)

    nt
    Economister
    • use diet

      no real sugar, the stick goes away
      KBot
      • has to use real sugar (or HFCS)

        The power comes from enzymes converting the sugar, so I'm pretty the diet stuff that doesn't put any calories in your body will also not put calories in your phone.
        scottatdtn
        • Good then it can keep it's figure ;)

          NT
          mrlinux
  • RE: Cylindrical Nokia phone powered by Coca-Cola

    You'll have to make sure your phone is empty before flying.
    gromit45
    • No

      Just before you go through security. You can still buy a Coke on the other side. Unless that airport has an exclusive agreement with Pepsi.
      Michael Kelly
      • Would it run on Pepsi?

        Could Nokia/Coke shut you down if you tried?
        Economister
  • In this age of miniaturization...

    Why would you want a phone that slowly adds inches to its waistline from its diet of sugary sodas?

    :D
    gtvr
  • My cell phone's dead:

    I was thirsty... :)
    John Zern
  • RE: Cylindrical Nokia phone powered by Coca-Cola

    In the future...Nokia Colaborate With Mc Donald ...Ha ha .

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    Cullecck Makovix
  • Well it runs off sugar so...

    Wouldn't just sugar water do as well as coke? And, in most places it would be a lot cheaper. Sugar packet and complimentary water at a restaurant...
    sstevens2013
  • This designer has an interesting site...

    This designer has an interesting site of other projects that she has been involved in -
    http://www.daizizheng.com
    Agnostic_OS