The 12 worst Android phone gimmicks once hailed as ‘innovations’

Sometimes innovation is best left on the drawing board
The 12 worst Android phone gimmicks once hailed as 'innovations'

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It’s hard for a phone to get noticed by consumers when it looks like all the other flat black slabs out there. That has led some OEMs to try some particularly wacky things — gimmicks to set them apart. Just because a gimmick is new doesn’t mean it’s good. In fact, there are a lot of gimmicks that look cool at a tradeshow, but in real life they’re terrible ideas. Here are some of the worst to make it to market.

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