Company offers $1,000 to use a flip phone for a week


A company is offering $1,000 to the right candidate courageous enough to use a flip phone only for one week.

A Utah-based company is offering to pay someone $1,000 if they can complete a simple challenge: downgrading to a flip phone for a week.

Web carrier provider Frontier Communications has launched a contest wherein this will resolve one candidate to make notify of an old type flip phone somewhat than their smartphone for seven stout days.

Frontier is especially looking for smartphone addicts and people with a strong social media presence and/or who are willing to vlog about their experience.

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The more you use a Wi-Fi-enabled mobile device in your daily life, the better. Whenever you are willing to discover, chances are you'll per chance cease up winning $1,000.

The resolve? Varied than giving up your smartphone, Frontier is asking that you simply doc all of the skills. That surely pales when put next to the quantity of smartphones foremost tech firms customarily sell, however it's proof that on the least some folks take a look at the allure of using a distraction-free phone.

Along with the $1,000, Frontier Bundles will also equip the chosen candidate with a physical map, pocket phonebook, notepad and a couple CDs from the '90s.

You will have to write a brief (up to 200 words) explanation on why you're the best candidate for the challenge. The vlogs will include information on how long it takes to do basic tasks, such as texting and checking emails, as well as any changes to sleep patterns and productivity. Frontier Bundles will contact the victor by July 8, 2019.