Smartphone attachment syndrome is a thing. Some psychologists assert the urge to reach for the buzzing handsets in our pocket is rooted in instinctual curiosity, while others argue it’s a form of addiction fueled by fear of falling out of step with friends, family, and the world at large. According to a survey conducted by electronics buyback marketplace BankMyCell, the average smartphone user checks their device 63 times a day. And while a majority (58%) say they’ve tried to limit their usage, only 41% say they’ve been successful.
“The real value of the Light Phone is when it can offset much larger chunks of your smartphone usage, if not completely,” wrote Light in a Medium . “That is why we [created] the Light Phone 2,