The iPhone launched in mid-2007 and took the world by storm. Just one year later, the very first Android device came out. Soon after, all hell broke loose. It seemed every company under the sun was preparing to launch a smartphone and it looks like the charm of the smartphone market hasn't worn off. According to TechRadar, even Dyson isn't ruling out a foray into the smartphone market.
The site reports that James Dyson, founder of the company known for making vacuum cleaners and fans, recently told journalists that they would consider a phone but the technology had to be interesting. He also hinted that the phone would have the best of everything and therefore would probably be a little bit pricey.
"We would consider making mobile phones, but only if we had a technology that was really interesting," he said, adding, "A lot of people design to a price. I don't do that. I'm not afraid of putting in things that cost more if I think they make a product better."
Dyson is known for its vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans, heaters, hand-dryers, and, at one point, washers.