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Nokia 1209

alaTest has collected and analyzed 332 reviews of Nokia 1209. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and price. The portability and usability also get good comments. Many are negative about the performance and screen. Views are divided on the durability.

size, usability, portability, price, battery

screen, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 1209 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 332 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia 1209

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Nokia 1209 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the battery and design are overall positive. The price and portability are also appreciated, but the performance and durability get less positive views.

usability, portability, price, design, battery

size, durability, performance

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 1209 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Midnight BlueNokia 1209 SIM-Free Mobile Phone - GreyNokia 1209 SIM-Free Mobile Phone - Grey

May, 2015

Expert review by: Mobile Gazette (mobilegazette.com)

Nokia 1209

 

It is one of the cheapest phones on the market, but the Nokia 1209 has a few novel features in the way it is designed that might well appeal to emerging markets.

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

Nokia 1209 mobile phone

 

One of the most basic handsets we've ever reviewed, Nokia's 1209 is a budget, entry-level mobile phone that only does the bare minimum. This compact h...

Cheap, compact, flashlight

Tiny display, first row of keys too close to controls, no Bluetooth

The Nokia 1209 is a basic mobile phone that makes calls and sends text messages. It does the job, but don't expect any more than the bare necessities, aside from a handy flashlight and a ring tone composer.

Apr, 2009
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Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

A basic and very cheap Nokia mobile phone.

 

The Nokia 1209 is a basic mobile phone that makes calls and sends text messages. It does the job, but don't expect any more than the bare necessities, aside from a handy flashlight and a ring tone composer.

Cheap, compact, flashlight

Tiny display, first row of keys too close to controls, no Bluetooth

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Carly Page (somobile.co.uk)

Nokia 1209

 

The Nokia 1209, released in August 2009, is a stylish candybar handset. It may arrive touting basic features, but the phone's managed to win us over with it's good looks and rugged touches.

On the spec-front, the 1209 houses a 1.4-inch (96 x 98) CSTN colour display within its fashionable blue or grey casing. This comes paired with a basic four-row alphanumeric keypad which makes sending text messages and absolute breeze, and included...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: (iloveindia.com)

Nokia 1209

 

Nokia released its entry level mobile phone, 1209, in India, in the first half of 2008. Explore the review and features of Nokia 1209 cell phone.

Consumer review by: Sophie5720 (productreview.com.au)

I use this sturdy simpleton of a mobile over my smartphone

 

I trawled through 26/27 pages of Nokia reviews to find this phone but here it is! What a shame they discontinued this beauty. I'd be offended if this didn't fetch a hefty, vintage price on aftermarket websites. It's become almost a running joke among...

Sturdy, Great reception, Battery life, Uniqueness factor

No Internet

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable

Camera

Autofocus:Not Applicable
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in Flash:Not Applicable
Video Resolution in Pixel:Not Applicable

Configuration

Audio Formats : No
Audio Playback: No
AUDIOFORMATS: No
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: No
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: No

Connectivity

A2DP: No
Bluetooth: No
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

EDGE: No
GPRS: No
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: No
Technology:GSM/PCN

Display

Display Technology:Colour STN Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:ASDA / O2 / Sim Free
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: No
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No

Processor

Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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