Saturday, 1 April 2017

Jeans with a dedicated phone pocket

Lithium ion batteries of the type used in phones pose a substantial risk of fire &/or explosion under a range of circumstances,1 including external force.2 With this in mind, a pants pocket is one of the worst possible places to carry a phone.

Even ignoring the risk of a battery fire/explosion, phones carried in a pants pocket pose a risk of damage to the phone itself when the user sits down. Remember bendgate?3

With this in mind, these jeans, with a dedicated phone pocket may be a viable option:

Muji mens organic cotton stretch denim slim jeans
Credit: Muji

The Gadgeteer – “These jeans have a pocket especially designed to hold your smartphone”

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A conventional pants pocket is one of the worst possible places to carry a phone. Better alternatives include a jacket pocket, backpack, handbag, bumbag, or holster.1

1 “More lithium ion battery fires – not just phones”,

2Samsung pulls the plug on the Note 7”,

3 “Will it bend? — iPhone 6 Plus”,

/ jeans pocket especially designed hold smartphone pants dedicated pocket smartphone Japanese brand Muji new line 100% cotton denim slim jeans for men pocket back right hip location 6th pocket prevent wearer inadvertently sitting on their smartphone uncomfortable wearer phone Muji jeans available three shades several lengths price per pair affordable $33.60 $US33.60 /