The 8 Best Dumb Phones of 2024

Are social media, web surfing, and email monopolizing too much of your time? If you’ve been thinking about making a change—whether for a digital detox or to simplify your life—then consider retiring your time-sucking smartphone. Trending now is a less distracting device—an inexpensive mobile phone that lacks those addictive apps and is designed primarily for basic voice communications.

Read the rest of this roundup here at Best Products.

About Stewart Wolpin

I have been writing about consumer electronics for four decades, including news, reviews, analysis and history for a wide variety of consumer, niche and trade outlets. For the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), I annually update the industry's history and write the official biographies of the CTA Hall of Fame inductees. Aside from writing about consumer technology for a variety of consumer, tech and trade publications, I write a blog and do market research for Digital Technology Consulting. In the non-tech world, I have written "Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers" and "The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle." Check out my work at
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