+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 44
General Chat Thread, 40 years of the Mobile..what was your first phone? in General; Philips Savvy Trium Geo Nokia 3310 Nokia 7210i Nokia 6600 Nokia N-Gage Nokia N80 LG Viewty iPhone 2G 16GB HTC ...
  1. #16
    Spuddyboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    20
    Thank Post
    6
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    13
    Philips Savvy
    Trium Geo
    Nokia 3310
    Nokia 7210i
    Nokia 6600
    Nokia N-Gage
    Nokia N80
    LG Viewty
    iPhone 2G 16GB
    HTC Hero
    HTC Desire HD
    iPhone 4 32GB
    iPhone 4S 64GB

  2. #17

    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,962
    Thank Post
    159
    Thanked 152 Times in 116 Posts
    Rep Power
    49
    Quote Originally Posted by Spuddyboy View Post
    Trium Geo
    Trium buddies! *fist bump*

    Mine was a Trium Astral first. It looked like it would be so much better than the 5110's everyone was using. It wasn't.

    I remember my dad having a Vodafone car phone in the early 90's which absolutely blew my mind. A phone...IN A CAR?

  3. #18


    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    5,428
    Thank Post
    1,439
    Thanked 885 Times in 567 Posts
    Rep Power
    646
    Not long after I got my NEC carphone, I spotted an accident at Spaghetti Junction where there'd been an oil spill and a couple of cars had hit the armco. I called 999 using hands-free but lifted the handset to talk to the police controller (no laws in those days). When I'd finished, I replaced the handset and continued down the Aston Expressway singing along to the radio. A minute or so later, a voice came out of the hands-free speaker "Have you finished the call mate?" He never commented on my singing.

  4. #19
    nicholab's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    1,493
    Thank Post
    4
    Thanked 97 Times in 93 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    50
    I miss my Nokia 5146 great phone.

  5. #20

    Dos_Box's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Preston, Lancashire
    Posts
    10,399
    Thank Post
    601
    Thanked 2,171 Times in 994 Posts
    Blog Entries
    23
    Rep Power
    630
    A Phillips C12 (the one on the left). It was a great little phone on BT's first pay-as-you-go service. It was so nice not to have to use phone boxes anymore (I was in the army at the time).

    40 years of the Mobile..what was your first phone?-supermarket_phones2.jpg

  6. #21

    twin--turbo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Carlisle
    Posts
    2,334
    Thank Post
    1
    Thanked 381 Times in 340 Posts
    Rep Power
    150
    Sony CDM-X2000


    Was an excelent phone with a PHYSICAL slide lock for the keyboard, and a jog wheel for the menu.

    Been prety much Sony/Sony ericson User ever since

    Only deviation was a Nokia 7110 ( The one a little like the Matrix phone with the sliding keyboard cover ) and my fist android an LG optimus...

    Rob

  7. #22
    mdench's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Billingshurst
    Posts
    792
    Thank Post
    39
    Thanked 102 Times in 92 Posts
    Rep Power
    38
    Nokia 6630 was my first 40 years of the Mobile..what was your first phone?-nokia_6630stock.jpg

  8. #23
    Spuddyboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    20
    Thank Post
    6
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    13
    Quote Originally Posted by mdench View Post
    Nokia 6630 was my first Click image for larger version. 

Name:	nokia_6630stock.jpg 
Views:	144 
Size:	49.9 KB 
ID:	17743
    I loved the Symbian OS. Does anyone remember the 3650 though? What were Nokia thinking with the keypad

    40 years of the Mobile..what was your first phone?-imageuploadedbyedugeek1365090436.489803.jpg

  9. #24

    SYNACK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    11,174
    Thank Post
    868
    Thanked 2,702 Times in 2,289 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    773
    Quote Originally Posted by Sylv3r View Post
    Attachment 17735

    My first phone was the above after saving the ring pulls from cans of Coca Cola!
    I think an unbranded version of this was my first cell too, an Ericson before sony got involved. It could recive texts but not send them, it may have eve been an older one.

  10. #25
    VeryPC_Tom_M's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Sheffield
    Posts
    388
    Thank Post
    14
    Thanked 82 Times in 79 Posts
    Rep Power
    45
    Motorola C520!

  11. #26

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Posts
    2,197
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 228 Times in 217 Posts
    Rep Power
    67
    I had one of those Phillips C12's for a bit, thought it was quite good at the time! Remember the 6630's too, a few team leaders had them when I had my 6230.

  12. #27
    rich_tech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Wales
    Posts
    1,055
    Thank Post
    129
    Thanked 134 Times in 117 Posts
    Rep Power
    64
    I had the original Vodafone PAYG here, the Motorola A130 here and I even have a Ford Mobile phone in a box here that was given to my grandparents as part of buying a new car at the time thats a bit older than the phone I have.

    Realised in all this as well that I have had probably easily in excess of 25/30 phones since then as well.

  13. #28

    witch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Dorset
    Posts
    11,282
    Thank Post
    1,379
    Thanked 2,381 Times in 1,676 Posts
    Rep Power
    704
    Nokia 3210 on Vodaphone. I think. Looonnng time ago!

  14. #29
    IrritableTech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    West Yorkshire
    Posts
    800
    Thank Post
    84
    Thanked 174 Times in 143 Posts
    Rep Power
    65
    I too had an early vodafone PAYG phone. I think it was an Alcatel, which was analogue (so no texts). I upgraded the battery to a higher capacity (thicker) version for more talk time. It had a big pull out ariel, no SIM card and was blue.

  15. #30
    Sirbendy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Posts
    2,298
    Thank Post
    8
    Thanked 203 Times in 154 Posts
    Rep Power
    110
    First was in 2000 - Philips Diga. Then a Savvy. Much amusement with the voice dialling at the pub...

    Then a Nokia 3210, then a 3310, and a 7650 Symbian. Then a Motorola MPX200 with WM2003 ROM. Then an Ipaq 514 Voice Messenger, and now a secondhand HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2.x.

    Can't get the bugger to root or upgrade, and am currently upsetting the TTS engine and downloading offline google maps in preperation for going out on a jaunt with the kiddlywinks.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 23rd July 2012, 10:06 PM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 31st October 2011, 08:56 PM
  3. [Pics] 30 Years of the Space Shuttle In A Single Graphic
    By DaveP in forum Jokes/Interweb Things
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 21st July 2011, 10:09 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •