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Nokia 1208

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1713 reviews of Nokia 1208. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and portability. The price and size are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the sound. Many are negative about the GPS navigation and camera.

usability, size, price, portability, battery

screen, camera, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 1208 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia 1208

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 298 user reviews of Nokia 1208 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and battery. The portability and price are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the sound and camera.

usability, price, portability, battery, size

camera, sound

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia 1208 Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackNokia 1208 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nokia 1208

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Nokia 1208 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The portability is also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed reviews on the reliability and durability.

price, portability, usability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: T-Mobile Nokia 1208 Prepaid Cell PhoneT-Mobile Nokia 1208 Prepaid Cell Phone

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Carly Page (somobile.co.uk)

Nokia 1208

 

The Nokia 1208 is an easy-to-use candybar handset, ideal for those after a handset equipped with basic phone functionality, or for those looking for a spare for use at the weekend.

It may be cheap, but the 1208 is a stylish piece of kit, sporting a textured matte-black casing with coloured accents on its rubberised keys. It measures in at a fairly compact 102 x 44.1 x 17.5mm too, so it should squeeze in to the tightest of jean...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: (yourmobilephonereviews)

Nokia 1208 Phone

 

The 1208 comes in a stylish classic bar handset which is mainly black in colour & enhanced with a coloured section in a choice of either black or red. The handset measures 102mm in height, 44.1mm in width & 17.5mm in depth which gives the mobile phone...

Expert review by: cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Nokia 1208

 

The Nokia 1208 is an entry level candy bar phone that provides a basic feature set that includes a 200 address phone book, SMS messaging capability, alarm, calculator, calendar, speakerphone and features dust proof keys. In addition, the 98x68 pixel...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

Great, cheap phone that is perfect for just making calls and texts. It's got a good battery life, although my old one lasted a bit longer. Very easy to use

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Maurice (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

very good value if one just wants the basic mobile phone

none

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

It works as phone

The txt is poor the keys seem weak and its difficult to get past the first letter on the key ; I don't like the colours on screen, it makes it harder to read, I am old and have poor eyesight, when I ordered this one it looked as though it would be the...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

It's easy to use and has a loud ring tone

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

Very easy to use if it is your first time with a mobile phone

screen size rather small

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Chr1s (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

A very simple and easy to use phone with a good battery life. It must be stressed this phone is for light users like myself, credit lasts me months, and therefore I like it and can put up with its bad points. If you use a phone a lot spend a bit more...

It feels and looks cheap. The buttons do not feel responsive enough to text a lot easily

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Lumpy (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

Cost is the only good point ; apart from that this is the most awful phone I ever owned. I wanted a bugget phone, but also one that worked nicely and was easy to use. This phone is neither

Low res screen ; Small screen ; Badly lit ; Badly designed interface ; Slow ; Ugly Phone

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: No
Polyphonic rings quantity:32
Ringer type:Polyphonic
Voice codecs:AMR, EFR, FR / AMR, EFR, FR, HR

Call management

Call timer: Yes

Camera

Built-in Camera: No

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: No
Infrared data port: No

Display

Display:CSTN
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:96 x 68 / 98 x 68
Touchscreen: No

Memory

Flash card support: No
Internal Memory:4

Messaging

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

SIM card capability:Single SIM

Other features

Headset connectivity:2.5 mm AV IF / AV IF
I/O ports:1 x 2.5mm / 2.5mm - AV
Interface:Series 30
Networking type:EGSM / GSM
Operating Frequency:900/1800
Playable formats:MP3, AMR
Playback formats:MP3, AMR
Ringers:MP3, Poly
Smartphone: No

Phone features

Any key answer: Yes
Embedded games:3
Form factor:Bar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Stopwatch / Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Stopwatch
Phonebook capacity:200
Speakerphone: Yes
Text prediction system:T9
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm

Power

Battery Capacity:700
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BL-5CA
Standby time (2G):365
Talk time (2G):7

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black / Red
Language available: UI:36
User manual recycled paper: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.75 / 4.4 / 4.41
Height :1.75 / 10.2 / 4.41
Weight:77
Width:10.2 / 4.41
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