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The MP02 New Generation 4G voicephone

Looking for balance? Here it comes.

Designed with the 21st century in mind.

MP02 4G Mobile Phone
 

“If anyone wants to talk to me, they can give me a call. Other forms of communication, for example email or social media, are available when I choose to use them – and via a linked device that allows me to use them more effectively.”

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Petter Neby, founder of Punkt.


MP02 mobile phone

The Internet as a tool

When it’s time to get online, the MP02’s 4G LTE connection can be shared with a tablet/laptop – which means easier typing in comparison with a smartphone, and a bigger screen. This two-device approach means that the Internet is something you dip into, rather than the other way round.

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Being here, being effective

Focus is at a premium in the digital age. The MP02 4G mobile phone makes it easier to be where you are, whether that’s a family weekend away or an important business meeting. It gives you freedom from a constant onslaught of designed-for-addiction notifications and other distractions. It puts you in charge.

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Connection in the digital age

The Punkt. MP02 minimalist phone is built for connecting with people. It’s comfortable to hold and to use and features excellent audio quality and battery life: a voice phone that works as a phone, with up-to-the-minute styling and an interface that is elegant and efficient.

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Low-key, stylish design

The instantly-recognisable MP02 is the work of renowned product designer Jasper Morrison. It is built around effective simplicity: press the phonebook button to make a call, press the text button to send a message. For everything else, there’s a fast, lean menu system: up, down, select, go.

MP02 Designed for security

Designed for security

The MP02’s minimalist operating system is hardened against attacks. Coupled with the fact that it is not designed around its owner entering sensitive personal information like bank details, private images, etc., this is a phone built for autonomy in the 21 st century.


MP02 Pigeon

Pigeon

The MP02 is the first voicephone to offer a downloadable privacy feature that uses the Signal protocol to provide free, encrypted Internet-based calls and texts worldwide via Wi Fi or mobile data (subject to data charges). We believe Signal provides vastly greater security compared to the widely-used encrypted alternatives, which exist primarily as tools for harvesting and selling valuable metadata (contacts lists, who communicated with whom, when it happened, etc.). In the Signal system, all metadata is encrypted.
By using the Signal-protocol, it is possible to add group messaging and voice messages to the MP02.

Donate:
Signal is provided by a non-profit foundation. To find out how to support the work that they are doing, click here.


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Bespoke tones

The MP02’s unique ringtones have their own pedigree: they are the work of respected Norwegian sound artist Kjetil Røst Nilsen.

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Rare tactility

The MP02 4G mobile phones feel solid in the hand. It’s well-balanced and is designed for one-handed use. The body is reinforced with glass-fibre and its textured finish is both protective and unusual. It’s a phone for keeping, not replacing.

 
Solid construction
The housing of the MP02 is reinforced with glass-fibre and finished with a tough, abrasion-resistant coating. Splashproof to IP52 standard.

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Minimalist interface

The display is monochrome+ (black and white). Unusually, the minimalist interface is 100% text-based – no icons whatsoever. Click through in seconds: up, down, select, go.
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“The MP02 builds on the paradigm shift of its revolutionary predecessor. From components to aesthetics, it’s an entirely new product inside and out – with a particularly striking contextual user interface.”

Design by Jasper Morrison


Tough build
Tough build

The body of the phone is reinforced with glass-fibre for maximum durability. The recessed screen is protected with Gorilla Glass.

Comfortable ergonomics
Comfortable ergonomics

Easy to hold and use – with real buttons. Remains cool during extended use.

Minimalist interface
Minimalist interface

Monochrome+ (black, white and occasional red). Unusually, it is text-based. Click through in seconds.

Simple navigation
Simple navigation

Up, down, select, go. Quick to learn, easy to use. Dedicated Contacts and SMS buttons for instant access.

4G LTE connection
4G LTE connection

Voice communication via VoLTE. Internet access available to secondary devices via WiFi/Bluetooth/USB.

Minimalist SMS
Minimalist SMS

T9 keypad as a backup to phone calls: texting with threaded messaging, MMS receipt/display and distinctive monochromatic ideograms.

Digital security
Digital security

The operating system is hardened against attack.

Sunlight-readable display
Sunlight-readable display

Transflective LCD.

Excellent audio
Excellent audio

The speaker housing is designed to optimise its acoustic properties.

Bespoke tones
Bespoke tones

Selection of original ringtones specific to the MP02, created by Norwegian sound artist Kjetil Røst Nilsen.

Bluetooth
Bluetooth

Simple to connect to an earpiece or car system.

User-friendly battery life
User-friendly battery life

Always have power.

Other tools
Other tools
  • easy-set alarm clock;
  • stopwatch and countdown timer;
  • world clock;
  • basic calendar;
  • notes feature with reminders option;
  • calculator.
Compatible with Signal
Compatible with Signal

Free international calls and texts (subject to data charges), with world-leading data security built in.

Personalisation
Personalisation

Owner’s name can be displayed when the keypad is locked, for easy differentiation between multiple handsets.

Pigeon is Signal-compatible

Pigeon is Signal-compatible

Pigeon is compatible with the Signal system which uses VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology to make phone calls and exchange text messages.


Note: Pigeon is an independent creation and has not been endorsed by The Signal Technology Foundation

Pigeon is private

Pigeon is private

Pigeon uses the Signal protocol, recognised as the de facto standard for encrypted messaging. Signal is operated by an independent non-profit foundation and its code is open-source and therefore subject to public scrutiny. Unlike other services, metadata is encrypted (caller/sender, recipient, time of call/message, etc.). Central records are limited to when a Signal account was first created and the date of when it was last used, nothing more: messages and metadata are not stored on central servers. Signal’s users include the UK’s Conservative Party, the EU’s European Commission, and the United States government.

Group messaging

Group messaging

Send messages within groups of unlimited size.

Voice messages

Voice messages

Quick, convenient, and with a personal touch – send to an individual or to groups.

Self-destruct setting

Self-destruct setting

All messages in a thread can be set to automatically disappear on recipients’ devices after they have been opened. Duration is adjustable, from seconds to days.

Quote message

Quote message

Pick out and quote a message in a group discussion, for clarity as to what the response is referring to.

Read receipts

Read receipts

These indicate that a message has been opened by the recipient.

Typing indicator

Typing indicator

Contemporaneous indication of when a party in the discussion is composing a message.

Dedicated notification sounds

Dedicated notification sounds

Customisable alert tones (or none), specific to each discussion.

Note to self

Note to self

Written and voice-based note-taking.

Registration Lock

Registration Lock

This option provides extra account security with a settable PIN code at registration.

Archiving facility

Archiving facility

In order to keep the in-box clear, individual message threads received on Pigeon via the Signal system can be archived.

View-once media

View-once media

Receive images from contacts via Signal that are automatically removed once viewed.

Auto-trim messages

Auto-trim messages

Turn on to automatically trim messages that exceed a certain limit.
 
Phone cases.
Phone cases.
Swiss-made for Punkt.
VICUS phone case

VICUS phone case

Handmade in Marco Lazzaroni’s atelier in Ticino, Switzerland. Responsibly sourced leather from Tuscany, treated using the eco-friendly vegetable-tanning process.
(Note that as a handmade product, the texture of the leather may vary slightly from that shown in photographs).

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QWSTION phone case

QWSTION phone case

The QWSTION phone case is made in Zurich using Bananatex ®: a fabric notable for the fact that it comes from the banana tree. The lining is Merino-rayon felt, and the extractor strap is veg-tanned leather. The water-resistant coating is natural wax, and the entire product is plastic-free and biodegradable.

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Vicus Pelle

About VICUS

The manufacturer VICUS was founded in 2015 by Marco Lazzaroni, with the aim of preserving traditional leather-working techniques.

Everything that the workshop produces is created by hand mainly by Marco himself.

Further info
QWSTION

QWSTION: the company

The manufacturer. Launched in 2008 by a team of five young designers, QWSTION produces a range of strikingly elegant and refreshingly eco-conscious bags and accessories.

They have established a strong reputation for combining classic Swiss minimalist design with 21st century sustainability.

Further info
 
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MP02 New Generation: Tech Specs

Dimensions
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Weight
100 g
Colour
Black
Body
Body Polycarbonate casing with textured
High-durability coating
Front glass-fibre reinforced (10%)
High-dispersion rear speaker housing
Soft-touch rear pad
Backlit keys
Anodised aluminium Power key and SIM tray
Splash-proof to IP52 (IEC standard 60529)
Up to 80% recyclable materials (ex. battery)
Display
Size: 2.0″
Aspect ratio: 4:3
Resolution: 320 x 240 (QVGA)
Type: VA TFT transflective (sunlight-readable)
Viewing angle: > 80 / 80 /80/80
Protection: Gorilla Glass 3 (fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating)
Audio
Front speaker
Rear (hands-free) speaker (1.5 W max output)
Front microphone
Rear (noise-cancelling) microphone
Audio power amplifier class K
Vibrating alert motor
Processor
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 210
RAM
2 GB LPDDR3, 533 MHz
Storage
16 GB eMMC 5.1
Operating System
Apostrophy (APHY version 1.0)
Network bands
2G: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19
4G: FDD LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 ,12, 17, 19, 20
Carrier-related information
Single nano-SIM (4FF)
The MP02 is supplied unlocked
Connectivity
WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 GHz
Bluetooth v4.2
USB 2.0 with USB-C connector, supports USB-C to UBC-C data transfer
GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
Sensors
Gravity + gyro
eCompass
Battery
Type: 1,280 mAh lithium-ion
Charging method: USB-A to C and USB-C to C
Charging time: 2.5 hours (max.)
Standby time: 180 hours
Talk time: 4.2 hours
Anticipated lifespan: 5 years
Actual performance will vary according to usage
The battery is non-removable and irreplaceable.
Functions
Phone calls, with noise-cancelling technology and hands-free option
SMS with predictive text-entry, user dictionary, threaded messaging, monochrome ideograms and MMS receipt/display
Contacts
Notes (with reminder facility)
Clock (including alarm clock, stopwatch, countdown timer, world clock)
Calculator (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
Month-view calendar
Internet tethering (WLAN, Bluetooth and USB)
Aeroplane mode
OS updates via WLAN or 4G LTE
Languages
UI languages:
Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Russian

Input languages:
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Supplied with the MP02
USB-A to C cable (50 cm)*
USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter (9cm)
Getting Started guide
SIM-tray tool
*USB-C to C also supported.
Packaging
Length 161 mm, Width 81 mm, Height 44 mm
Non-inclusion of charger to reduce e-waste
Minimised packaging for 40% reduction of transportation CO2
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Punkt. - MP02 software release: SW version v2.1.0091

SW Version APHY v1.1 (03.01.0346)

MP02 new generation (released 11/21)

APHY v1.1 on the MP02

Carefully read this section before downloading and installing the latest software update APHY v1.1. 

The MP02 mobile phone runs on Apostrophy (APHY) Punkt.'s in-house OS. Apostrophy is built upon AOSP (Android Open-Source Project). 

With Apostrophy (APHY), we will be launching new features and services in the future to optimise the user experience and increase the value of our product. 
If you download and install APHY v1.1 onto your MP02, you will receive update notifications OTA (over the air) from the next release onwards, and your device will automatically check for software updates. 

If you choose not to install this version on your handset, you will not be able to benefit from our software services, including updates, in the future.

 

Preparation

Ensure the MP02 battery is charged 

Connection to the Internet for downloading the software: Wi-Fi or the MP02's own 4G LTE connection. 

If you are using the MP02 for the first time, please follow the instructions 'Setting up the MP02'. If you are already using an MP02, follow instructions from 'Checking for and installing software update'. 

Operating System update APHY v1.1 

Setting up the MP02
f you are using the MP02 for the first time

 

Step 1:

  • Press and hold the Power button to turn on the MP02.
  • Set the time and date.
  • Select the OS language.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

 

To complete download and installation, follow instructions in the Downloading and Installing APHY v1.1 section of this document. 

Checking for and installing the software update
If you are already using the MP02

Step 1: 

  • Go to Settings > About > Firmware.
  • scroll to "Check for update" and press to select.
  • If a new update is available, it will be shown as APHY 1.1 (03.01.0346)
  • Select Yes and press the Punkt. key to confirm.

The MP02 will now start downloading and installing the latest software. It may appear to be switched off for several minutes. Do not try and switch it on. Once installation is complete, the MP02 will restart.

Downloading and installing APHY v1.1 

OS update APHY v1.1 delivers updated information concerning our privacy practices to the handset. This applies to the information we have previously collected from you and any information we may collect in the future.

Once APHY v1.1 is successfully installed onto your handset, we will then ask you to consent to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy to use our software services, including future updates. 

If you do not consent, you will not receive update notifications for future software releases and Punkt. will assume that you consent to the handling of your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Policy on our website. 

i) Privacy Policy

With APHY v1.1, we have updated our privacy policy, designed to protect your privacy; it contains information about what personal data we process - such as your IP address - to provide software updates and enable certain features. At no time does Punkt. have access to stored data on your phone.
By agreeing to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy your phone will automatically check for software updates in the future and you will receive update notifications on your home screen when new software is available.
If you choose 'Opt-out', you will not receive update notifications about future software releases on your MP02. 

It is possible to opt-in or opt-out of the Privacy Policy at any time by accessing it from the Main Menu as follows: 

Settings About > Legal > Privacy Policy, then select either ‘Agree and continue’ or ‘Opt-out’ from the menu by pressing the Punkt. key.

We recommend all MP02 owners to update to APHY v1.1 as we are expecting to launch new features, which will require software version 1.1 installation and to receive future SW updates via FOTA without checking for updates manually. 

 

Release Note MP02 APHY v1.1 (03.01.0346)

Additions:

  • A Privacy Policy (PP) is now included with the new software; accepting the terms and conditions will enable future software updates on your device.
  • An update on the FOTA (firmware over the air) application service means that installing APHY v1.1 will enable notifications to show on your home screen when software updates are available in the future. 

Fixes:

  • WebView application update: 4x4 CAPTCHA tiles are now correctly displayed when registering with Pigeon.
  • Danish text string: the text string for emergency calling has been fixed.
  • Volume control during calls: it is now possible to adjust the volume from the call menu. When Bluetooth is turned OFF, long press the UP key to control the volume.
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The MP02 New Generation is no longer supplied with a charger for 40% reduction of transportation CO2 footprint and to reduce e-waste.
Limited stock available.
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Availability information: the EU version of the MP02 is currently out of stock
The GB version is compatible with all mobile phone services across Europe, and Continental European customers are invited to select that option. The only difference is the included charger; any locally-source USB-based charger can be used instead.
Type C (EUR) is currently out of stock in different countries. Customers can purchase type G (UK) at a
10% discount.
A locally compatible USB power supply will need to be sourced separately.

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