The Gadget: The Samsung Alias 2, a relatively standard phone that differentiates itself because it has 34 E-Ink buttons that change depending on your current app or orientation. Yes, that means QWERTY typing.
The Price: $80 after $50 mail in rebate and 2-year contract with Verizon
The Verdict: The E-Ink is a pretty awesome concept for dumb-phones—one we'd actually like to see more of in the future.
The phone works as demonstrated in this video. When you flip the phone open, the Kindle-like E-Ink keys display a D-Pad, numbers, plus numerous shortcuts. For more detail