The 7 Coolest Phones We'll Never See Because They Were Killed At Birth


YotaPhone eink smartphone

Yota Devices

The dual-screen YotaPhone will get amazing battery life, but will only be available in Russia.

Over the years, we've seen companies show off a number of awesome phones that had a lot of potential, but were doomed by their makers' poor decisions.


A bunch of them weren't released in the U.S. - the largest global market for smartphones - or weren't released at all.

From attempts to raise $30 million to release a high-end phone for free-software-loving Linux fans, to investing millions into a phone with almost no apps, these are examples of great phones we'll never see on the market.