Remember Fisher-Price's classic toy telephone? It's now a real working phone, and you can buy one


The Fisher-Price Chatter telephone will make and receive real phone calls.

That classic Fisher-Price toy rotary phone is getting a modern upgrade.

The toy company announced Tuesday it will launch a version of its Chatter Telephone capable of taking real phone calls. The phone is available for pre-order at BestBuy.com while supplies last for $60, about six times more than the toy, which normally sells for around $9.99.

The toy phone connects to your smartphone through Bluetooth, allowing you to make and receive calls directly from the Chatter. Owners can also use Chatter as a speakerphone, and it’s compatible with both iOS and Android. You also recharge it with a charging cable.

But it’s still has all the fine touches you remember as a kid: the wobbly eyes, the rotary dialer, and the four wheels.

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However, except for connecting with your smartphone, this new Fisher-Price device might not have everything you expect from modern times.



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