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On my phones over the years – The Antiques

Writing about the demise of the Blackberry got me all nostalgic about the various phones I’ve had over the years.  Let me share them with you.


My first cellular phone was a Nokia Brick.  Okay, so its official model was the 2110 (though I instantly got a photo of one when I typed “Nokia Brick” into Google).  I also had the extended battery which, as you can see, very nearly doubles its thickness (and which, at four days, lasted twice as long as the original battery (and four times as long as my current smartphone’s…go figure)).  It not only had an external antenna, but you had to extend it to get decent signal most of the time. Click here to find out what else The Brick was capable of