Company will pay you $1,000 to use a flip phone for a week

Think you can ditch your smartphone for an entire week?

One company wants to pay you $1,000 to do just that. is looking for “one brave soul to willingly give up their smartphone for a full seven days in favor of a flip phone.”

Company will pay you $1,000 to use a flip phone for a week
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They want to see what happens. How did you sleep? Were you more or less productive? How long did things take? Did it feel like you went back in time?

“Being tech aficionados ourselves, we want to understand how much the average person relies on smartphones, and how much these mobile devices influence our day-to-day activities,” the press release says. “The data from this experiment will give us insight into how smartphones affect the average experience of an American in 2019.”

You tell them and they will pay you a cool grand and give you a handy-dandy survival kit to keep you going.

The ideal candidate will be a self-proclaimed smartphone fiend who’s always up to date on the latest tech news. They’ll be organized, detail-oriented, and willing to persevere (through a smartphone-less week)!

Applications open June 3 and are due Monday, July 1 at 5 p.m. MST.

Click here to apply and learn more.

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