Online gadget retailer Chinavasion has launched a mobile phone with integrated... cigarette lighter. Smoking_phone_01 Chinavasion's Machismo: puff while you chat The Machismo is supposedly “the world’s hottest cigarette lighter mobile phone”. Actually, it's probably the world's only cigarette lighter mobile phone. A “safety …
If the RF radiation doesn't kill you...
the tar will!
Nicotine doesn't stain. Even if it did can you imagine how many ciggies would be needed?
Is the background picture of a dead celebrity included in the price?
So much fail...
Mena Suvari isn't dead, you clot!
Or if you want to look sharp:
I wouln't want to try and get one of those through airport security. I'm certain they'd suspect anyone carrying one of these to be some jihadist nutter hell bent on setting his (or her) undercrackers on fire over a populated area.
This would also be handy...
...for setting off your underwear, assuming the phone would glide through airport security.
Grenade because there is no underwear bomb icon.
ah! my ears are burning!
hah! is funny because phone is lighter!
When Nokia had all those exploding batteries - they should have just relaunched it as a campfire-starting outdoors survival phone.
Sounds like a bargain.
I geninely wouldn't quite like this if it was integrated into an actual decent phone. One less thing to carry around in my pocket.
They've been trying to make phones lighter for years....
I'd love one
I think anyone who at least occasionally smokes would love this option on their phone. Not enough to switch from the phone I have now, but it is a nice feature. A shame smoking is such a taboo now-a-days that a big phone company would never make one.
Personally, I would rather be able to make the odd phone call with my lighter.
You're never alone with a Strand.
Just a mis-understanding
When the brief said for a lighter phone the engineer just got confused.
They also claim that the phone is a touch screen, can sing and dance and clean your home for you and all for just over £40?
Go on - someone try buying one and let us know if your money disappears into a black hole...
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