Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Sharp Pantone 5 Smartphone Detects Radiation in Cheerful Colors

 |  |  |  |  May 31, 2012


After the 2011 Fukushima disaster, it totally makes sense  that Japan would be the first country to offer radiation-detecting smartphones to consumers. Softbank will offer this new Sharp Pantone 5 107SH Android phone to anyone worried about the radiation fallout from the nuclear power plant disaster.

pantone 5 sharp softbank radiation detecting smartphone

While add-ons have been available for other phones, the Pantone 5 107SH phone is the first consumer phone to have a built-in radiation detector. A dedicated button will activate the detector on demand. The phone is also waterproof, dust-proof, and comes with a 3.7-inch screen. It also has a 4 MP rear camera as well as a smaller 0.3 MP front facing camera. Since the Japanese enjoy watching TV on their smartphones, the Pantone 5 comes with a digital TV tuner, as well as NFC payment ability, and an infrared port.

pantone 5 sharp softbank radiation detecting smartphone

Softbank received requests from consumers to offer a radiation-capable smartphone, which is one of the reasons that Sharp decided to add one to their line-up. It will be available in mid-July in an array of different colors.

pantone 5 sharp softbank radiation detecting smartphone

[via designboom]



Shipping Container Forest Cabin

Shipping Container Forest Cabin

Sony Cinema Line FX30 Super 35 Camera

Sony Cinema Line FX30 Super 35 Camera

Dragonfly Hyperscooter

Dragonfly Hyperscooter

EV Drag Race: Tesla Model Y vs. Genesis GV60 vs. Mustang Mach-E GT

EV Drag Race: Tesla Model Y vs. Genesis GV60 vs. Mustang Mach-E GT

That Time Chevy Made a Batmobile Corvette

That Time Chevy Made a Batmobile Corvette

Toyota Shows off Their Arizona Proving Grounds

Toyota Shows off Their Arizona Proving Grounds

Advertisement