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Three of the BEST Nokia mobile phones EVER!

Towards the end of the 90’s and throughout the noughties, Nokia phones were everywhere and definitely the ‘must have’ phones. Robust yet sleek, and complete with the best mobile phone game of all time (good old Snake), everyone remembers their first Nokia. Unfortunately, the Nokia name is no more as Microsoft bought them in 2014 for a whopping $3.2 billion. Microsoft has rebranded the Nokia name with new modernised Lumia handsets. So in a nod to the legacy that was, and is Nokia, here are our three best Nokia phones of all time!

Nokia 3310

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If you were lucky enough to have a mobile phone before the turn of the century, chances are high that it was this one. Following on from the successful 3210, Nokia released the 3310 which went on to sell even more models than its predecessor.

With Snake II on board and the ability to change the colour of the outer case, the 3310 allowed users to customise ringtones and send text messages above the 160 character limit, making it a great phone for teens!

With over 136 million handsets sold worldwide, this was definitely a popular phone!


  • Talk Time – 4.5 hours, 2G
  • Screen Resolution – 84 x 84 pixels
  • Screen Type – LCD Monochrome, Backlit
  • Weight – 133g

Nokia N95

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Popular in the early 2000’s the Nokia N95 was jam packed with features, long before the iPhone came along. Features included GPS, online mapping, MP3 file playback, Wi-Fi and 3G-connectivity. On top of this there was a 5 megapixel camera capable of recording videos and taking photos. The N95 could be considered as being ahead of its time!

With a sliding screen, hiding the keypad underneath and latching on to the sliding phone phenomenon, the release of the N95 left people all around the world keen to get their hands on one of these handsets.


  • Talk Time – 4 hours on 2G, 2.6 hours on 3G
  • Screen Resolution – 240 x 320 pixels
  • Screen Type – LCD Colour, Backlit
  • Weight – 120g

Nokia 1110

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Nokia released the 1110 in 2005 and it went on to be the best selling phone of all time! Disregarding all the different iPhones released over the years, the Nokia 1110 is actually the world’s bestselling handset, shifting over 250 million units worldwide.

With a simple user interface and easy to use functionally, this handset was the perfect phone to reach into the corners of the world that Nokia had not previously featured prominently in, which makes it one of the most famous handsets in the world in terms of brand exposure.


  • Talk Time – 5.3 hours on 2G
  • Screen Resolution – 96 x 68 pixels
  • Screen Type – LCD Monochrome
  • Weight – 80g

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