January 14, 2013

The SpareOne emergency phone designed to last when the power goes out — for up to 15 years

so-main-500x500.png The SpareOne emergency phone is a handset showcased at CES that uses a single AA battery to power the phone until you need it — for up to 15 years. Market Watch reports.

quotemarksright.jpgNewly released versions now incorporate geolocation, helping emergency services personnel pinpoint your exact location. Emergency calls go through with the press of the big emergency services button. There’s no calling plan required, but paired with a SIM card, the $100 device also provides up to 10 hours of talk time on that one replaceable battery.

Smartphone users can set up auto text reply on their primary device to let friends and family know they can only be reached by calling, while they’ve swapped out to the SpareOne.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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