At the crowdfunding site Kickstarter is raising funds to release a very unusual device called Phone Toaster: now you can order the product at a price starting from 79 U.S. dollars.
Externally, the gadget looks like a hybrid of a retro-style radio receiver and toaster with a compartment at the top. In fact, the novelty is a symbiosis of several accessories for smartphones.
This compartment can accommodate a cellular device for wireless charging and disinfection. The energy reserve is recharged by means of Qi technology and it takes approximately five minutes to destroy bacteria using ultraviolet radiation.
In addition, the novelty can act as a wireless speaker: Bluetooth 5.1 communication is supported, the power output is 8 W.
Additional functions include analog clock, alarm clock and USB Type-A port for fast (18W) wired charging of smartphones.
Unusual gadget has dimensions 234 × 155.5 × 120 mm and weighs 1.5 kg. The charging / disinfection compartment can accommodate smartphones with sizes up to 80.8 × 172.3 × 11.9 mm, including such popular models as the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.
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