Siemens SX2 takes keypad design to strange and terrifying retro place

Jesse D. Lewin
J. Lewin|03.10.05

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Jesse D. Lewin
March 10th, 2005
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Siemens SX2 takes keypad design to strange and terrifying retro place image
Siemens SX2 takes keypad design to strange and terrifying retro place image
Simens SX2

It has been said that those in abusive relationships visit that abuse on others, and we think perhaps the kids in the Siemens design department were spanked a bit too often. Remember the SX1, with its fantastic menu system, camera… and absurd keypad? Well this may or may not be the new SX2, and honestly we aren't concerned with those details. The keypad seems to find its roots on old rotary telephones, with all the numbers aligned sequentially around the edge of the handset. While we're certain it will include a number of wicked awesome features, the excitement surrounding retraining our thumbs around yet another ludicrous keypad design is sort of nonexistent.

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