The iPhone versus Android debate has long been a hot topic of the technology world. On one side, iOS lovers are saying that their favorite devices move faster and are more user friendly than their opponent. On the other side, everybody must admit that there are certain areas where an Android device does better than an iPhone. Now, it seems like those two opposing parties might finally get along, thanks to a new case invented by Entrepreneur Joseph Savion and his ESTI Inc. company. One of the reasons he decided to invent this device was the difficult way to adapt from an iOS system to an Android one. So, Savion thought of a convenient solution and came up with an iPhone case which is literally an Android phone too. This is what the new ESTI Eye phone case does, it is providing a link.
An Android on the back of an iPhone
The innovative case is currently in search of funding on Kickstarter. How does it work? Well, it is not only a phone case, but an entire new device. Among other things, it has an AMOLED display, a 2800mAh battery, up to 256GB of microSD storage and even dual SIM slots. Moreover, it also comes with a headphone jack and it is capable of wireless charging. According to Savion, there is a version of the case with cellular connectivity and one without it. Apart from this, he says that the case can also use the iPhone’s wireless internet connection to function. It is interesting to note that the case and the iPhone pretty much function as two separate devices, except for the cases when they share the iPhone’s speaker or microphone and camera.
Considering the fact that the case runs on Android 7.1 Nougat, it already sounds more like an individual device than an iPhone case. Eye pretty much is one. And its price is in accordance to what it can actually do. Experts are expecting its shelf price to be around $189 or $229, for the 4G version of it. However, it you happen to be a Kickstarter backer, you can get one of your own, cheaper than this, at just $95 or $129 for 4G. So, this is not your usual iPhone case price, but taking into consideration that Eye is not really a basic phone case, the price sounds quite fair.
Interestingly enough, one of the main questions some people have asked has to do with the target of this case. Who will actually buy and use it? All right, it may sound fun to try it once, but iPhone users are still convinced that their phones are the best. At the same time, Android users think the same. Most of the people who are using a smartphone have made their decision. It is a little late to try and come up with something to please both sides or make some people neutral. It is worth noting that ESTI Inc. never actually shipped any product before, but they expect to ship the Eye case to backers in August or September, this year.
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