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Nokia 1209

alaTest has collected and analyzed 223 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The battery and value for money also get good reviews, but the build quality and screen get less positive comments.

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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 78/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 223 reviews)

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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.

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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.

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Nokia 1209

 
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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...

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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.

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Amazon review summary for Nokia 1209

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 31 user reviews of Nokia 1209 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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87% 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 Blue Nokia 1209 SIM-Free Mobile Phone - GreyNokia 1209 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Midnight Blue

Product Specifications

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 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
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
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