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Nokia 1208

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2034 reviews of Nokia 1208. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the battery and portability. The price and size also get good views, whereas there are some less positive opinions 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 82/100 = 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 also get good opinions. Some have doubts 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

Dec, 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 really like the usability. The portability is also appreciated, whereas the reliability and durability get mixed views.

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

Dec, 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: 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

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

Very good value and good quality product

No bluetooth or camra. However, not really expected for the price.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

Good basic phone, which is all I need. Replaces another older one like it which I eventually wore out but lasted years so I hope for as good from this one.

None I can think of.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: david (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

it does what i want , no gadgets etc.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: linda (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

its easy to use

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

Dead simple phone! No gizmos and complex features. Just a good phone/text machine. Small, neat and functional

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Phil (reevoo.com)

Nokia 1208

 

This was bought as a no bells and whistles second phone for my wife phone that does what you want, ie calls and texts, with no nonsense.

Apr, 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
Rear camera:N

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
Text prediction system type: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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