If you’re into cooking or thought kitchen appliances, you might have heard of a Japanese firm announced Balmuda. For those unfamiliar, they are a company that has gained a worship following for a toaster machine that presumably creates the “best” toast. This is thanks to the use of steam during the toasting process that helps create a better texture.
However, it seems that the company isn’t stopping there. A report from Nikkei Asia has revealed that Balmuda is apparently looking to expand to Android smartphones. This is thanks to a partnership with Kyocera which will be determined by 5G competent telephones this is gonna be exclusive to SoftBank, signifying we might not see it outside of Japan.
To Balmuda’s credit, the company has expanded beyond toasters. They make all kinds of home appliances and gizmoes now that are equally stylishly designed, although we have to admit that a smartphone does seem like quite a departure from their customary product lineup. Not much else is known about the phone, but afforded Balmuda’s penchant for design, we have to say that we are pretty excited to see what it could look like, barring all skepticism.
It will also be interesting to see how well-received such a machine will be. The smartphone sell is nice competitive and hasn’t been too kind to newcomers, but perhaps the partnership with Kyocera could help.
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