Your Phone History

I recently got a new phone which is mildly exciting!

Here, for your enjoyment is every phone i have owned!

Ericsson T28 2002-2006

Loved this one - it had a flip thing that sprung open when you pushed a button. You could also turn it sideways and play tetris!

Nokia 3330 2006-2013

oooh a colour screen! and basic picture messages! and a radio! This was a real workhorse and also virtually indestructible and survived being drop kicked scross rooms on numerous occasions.

HTC Desire S 2013-2017


The internet in the palm of my hand! what a rush! nicely sized and again extremely robust!

Song Z5C 2017-?


Seems nice, but it’s got a lot to live up to!

Now you

how do people remember this?

I had:

some kind of Motorola flip-me-do
A sony ericsson something something?
something else
Motorola thingy
iPhone
samsung

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First:

Middle ones:

Loads of other ones I can’t remember

Current one:

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Used to have this little Sony one when I was in 6th form. Loved it, but lost it in a bar in the first month of Uni as it was so tiny.

Some Virgin Mobile Alcatel POS

Followed by a Nokia 3410

Then an SE 610i

Then an SE K750i

Then an SE W995
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Then an HTC Desire HD

Then a Fairphone 1
https://wi-images.condecdn.net/image/p7pBq2KkXqq/crop/1620/landscape

Now I have a OnePlus 3

I assume you’ve hunted around to see if there’s some special setting for this on your Samsung? My phone does this and my old Android did too so it’s clearly something Android SHOULD be able to do. :frowning:

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No one will top for this a crap phone your parents bought off a guy in the pub. I accessorised it with a Barcardi cover from Cardiff indoor market.

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I use incognito mode, nice try, narc.

I sort of remembered brand names and as I googled them I kept seeing pictures I recognised on G images. I recalled about half of the actual phones I’ve owned.

How’s your big USB C battery pack been, Ant?

How could you even press the buttons on that if it’s so small??!

Very good thanks Theo, a very useful purchase. Kept me going for a weekend away in Milan without a plug socket, is useful to have for daytrips etc, charges my Nintendo Switch ok etc.

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I had this one (which was in a Rihanna video I think):

The rotating part wasn’t really of much practical use.

Tiny child hands (mine).

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Here’s someone’s ebay photo:

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Used to have one of those T28s, was absolutely indestructible.

Then had something like this:

Then a Nokia that lasted a good while.

My first foray into Smartphones was a HTC of some description - Desire maybe? - that lasted about 2 months before I put it in the washing machine. Replaced it with a Samsung Galaxy Mini. Then an S3 Mini and then an S4 mini.

And now I’m on an iPhone SE (and wish I’d stuck with an Android)

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My flat mate washed his Nokia phone at least 3 times over a year or two. I still have no idea how he achieved this.

Pretty much as above

Nokia 5110
Nokia 3310
Nokia 3430
Motorola RAZR
A couple of Sony Ericsson phones
HTC Desire S
Samsung Galaxy s3 mini
Sony Xperia Z3c (lovely phone, but really shoddily built. Headphone jack went quickly and the screen went soon afterwards)
Back to the Samsung
And finally, got this Moto G5 plus the other day.

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Nokia 3210
Another Nokia
Some Siemens thing with an eternal battery life, now my dad’s phone which he doesn’t use or turn on
Razr
A Nokia with a colour screen that I lost in Sainsbo’s
Colour screen Sony Ericsson when I was at uni :heart:
A really fat Nokia that I could get Twitter and Facebook on but not much else
Moto G
Newer Moto G

Most of them were hand-me-downs from my mum when she got a new phone so and never lasted long. First phone I bought for myself was the Moto G