Monthly Archives: February 2011


Not the three horse race you’d expect

My experience of Nokia phones started with the Nokia 6150 which was released onto T-Mobile (then known as one2one) in a midnight blue colour and was well ahead of it’s time. For a start it was dual-band which meant that once SIM unlocked it could be used on any network in the UK, not that anyone really changed network very often as on-net and off-net calls were charged differently so you were on the network most of your friends were.  It was a solid phone and besides an un-optimal battery design was pretty much perfect including a UI that was well ahead of the single-line UI on other handsets.  It even had games. (more…)