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February 09, 2013

What is your mobile phone history?

Most of us have owned a number of handsets in the past but can you still remember all of them? I tried recalling my mobile phone history, starting from the turn of the century when Nokia was the king, all the way to the present glory of Android and iOS smartphones. Here’s what I came up with:

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The list below are the mobile phones I owned, the year I owned them, and how they ended up after owning them. Some were passed down to me, bought for me and acquired by my own means.

  • Nokia 3310 (2000) – dad smashed it to bits (if I remembered correctly he threw it on the floor three times before it was completely obliterated)
  • Nokia 8250 (2000) – stolen
  • Nokia 2100 (2003) – passed down
  • Sony Ericsson T230 (2003) – passed down
  • Nokia 3650 (2003) – swapped
  • Nokia 6610i (2004) – sold
  • Nokia 6230i (2005) – passed down
  • Nokia 5310 (2007) – passed down
  • Nokia E51 (2007) – passed down
  • Nokia 5800 (2008) – sold
  • Samsung M140 (2008) – passed down
  • Motorola RAZR Maxx V6 Ferrari Edition (2009) – broke down
  • Samsung GT-E1080F (2010) – passed down
  • BlackBerry Curve 9300 (2011) – passed down
  • LG Optimus L3 (2012) – sold
  • iPhone 4S (2012) – passed down
  • HTC One X (2012) – stolen
  • BlackBerry Torch 9860 (Present)

How about you guys? What is your smartphone history? Take a trip down memory lane and list them down the comments section below. Kudos to the person who has the oldest mobile phone.


129 Responses to “What is your mobile phone history?”

  1. happy says:

    Nokia 3310 – broke (2001)
    Motorola L7 – passed down (2006)
    Nokia 5200 – stolen sa bus (2007)
    Nokia 2600 – sold (2008)
    Sony Ericsson C903 – broke (2008)
    Sony Ericsson Elm – passed down (2010)
    Blackberry Curve 3G – broke (2011)
    Samsung Galaxy S2 – current (2012)
    iPhone 5 – current (2013)

  2. Ghosthunter says:

    forgot to add one more phone….

    Nokia 100 (analog)
    Nokia 3210 (sold)
    Nokia 3310 (sold)
    Nokia 3200 (sold) – my 1st camera phone
    Nokia N80 (broken)
    Nokia 6110 Navigator (broken)
    Nokia N86 8MP (current)

  3. Marcus says:

    Mitsubishi Trium – Handed Down
    Nokia 3210 – Robbed
    Nokia 6210 – Handed Down
    Nokia 3310 – Handed Down
    Nokia 3200 – Handed Down
    Motorola E398 – Handed Down
    Sony Ericsson T610i – Handed Down
    Sony Ericsson W810i – Handed Down
    Nokia 6120c – Broken (motherboard)
    Nokia 6220c – Handed Down
    Nokia E5 – Traded
    HTC Desire – Traded
    iPhone 4 – Stolen
    HTC Sensation – Traded
    Samsung Galaxy Note – Sold
    Nokia 500 – Backup Phone
    Nokia Lumia 800 – Traded
    Nokia Lumia 900 – Handed Down
    Samsung Galaxy Note II – Current

  4. joelism
    Twitter: joelclavio
    says:

    2000 – nokia 5110
    2002 – nokia 3310
    2005 – sony ericsson k300i
    2008 – sony ericsson p1i
    2010 – nokia n900
    2012 – smart netphone 701
    2013 – ihpone 5

  5. daling says:

    Ericsson A1018S
    Nokia 3210
    Nokia 5510
    Nokia 6600
    Nokia N70
    Nokia N93i
    Sony Ericsson Cedar
    Blackberry Curve 8520
    iPhone 5

  6. epol says:

    anak ng nokia! sa mga nakalipas na buwan or taon kung makapang lait kayo sa nokia products parang may ari kayo ng apple or samsung comp., malaki din pala pakinabang nokia sa inyo.

  7. Vince says:

    Nokia 3350 (sold)
    Sony Ericsson T230 (sold)
    Sony Ericsson T630 – 1st phone with cam(stolen)
    Nokia 8210 (broken)
    Nokia 3650 (sold)
    Nokia 6280 (sold)
    Motorola Razr V3i (broken)
    Samsung M3510 (passed)
    Nokia 5320 (passed)
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 plus (current)
    Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus (current)

  8. pabs says:

    1996- motorola microtac postpaid with piltel
    1998- JRC, a price buster from Smart, saved as a toy
    1998- ericksson,this was my first phone with text from globe (i forgot the model, it has interchangeable covers), sold toan officemate
    1999- I forgot the name but it was a german made phone, has flip cover given to my niece
    1999- Nokia 3210, sold
    2000- nokia 5110, sold
    2000- Nokia 3310, sold
    2001- nokia 6510, sold
    2002- Nokia 6210, sold
    2003- nokia 2110, given to my niece
    2004- nokia 3220, sold
    2007- nokia 5710, still with me
    2010- nokia 5800 xpressmusic, still with me
    2012- cloudfone ice, globe postpaid,given
    2012- samsung galaxy y duos, globe post paid,current

  9. NomNom says:

    2007 – 3310 “My first phone ever” ahaha (broken)
    2007 midyear – the 1st colored phone of nokia i can recall. (past down)
    2008- 6220 (broken)
    2008 midyear – 7610 “My first smartphone” pokemon handy :)
    2008 year end – 6280 (past down)
    2009 – n70 classic (sold)
    2009 – n95 ” my super phone ” (back up phone)
    2009 – samsung innovate (sold)
    2009 midyear – 5800 red (sold)
    2009 midyear – n82 (sold)
    2009 midyear – 5800 blue (sold)
    2010 – n97 classic “worst phone i used, always hang up and bulky felling” (sold)
    2011 – blackberry 9300 (past down)
    2011 – motorola milestone 1 (sold)
    2012 – lg e700 “bintana phone :3″ maganda kaso walang mga apps. (sold)
    2012 – Samsung Galaxy S “My 1st super droid Zoooooom!” (sold)
    2012 – Motorola Atrix “best phone ever used with lapdock. it rocks. but sadly no jb nor ics update from the manufaturer, despite of hardware capabilities. (back up phone) Stupid Moto!!!
    2012 mid year – Samsung Galaxy Nexus (sold)
    2012 year end – Samsung Galaxy S3 ( sold)
    2013 – Lg Nexus 4 (current)

    Moto always fails its customer thats why it turns them down While Samsung had a great relationship with the customer that why they patronize the product.

    ahaha i almost forgot the X10i in year 2008 (niregalo ku nlang sa kapatid ko.) Very nice and Stylish

  10. IANVARIVS
    Twitter: IANVARIVS
    says:

    2001 – Panasonic (I cannot remember the exact model, but the gigantic one with antenna and weighs like nearly half a kilo)
    2003 – Nokia 5110 (still in my closet, though battery dead)
    2007 – Nokia 6600 (still in my closet, active memory card, battery dead)
    2010 – Nokia 5530 (PRESENT, ACTIVE)
    2011 – Blackberry 8520 (won from Globe), passed down
    2011 – Nokia C2-01 (from Plan 299 Globe), passed down
    2012 – Nokia Lumia 710 (from Limited Edition Smart Plan), Sold

    Planning this 2013, a Blackberry 10 handset xD

  11. David says:

    Nokia 3310 (naiwan sa FIX salon Rob. Ermita)
    Nokia 3510 (passed down)
    SE T610 (sold)
    Motorola V60 (nasira ung ribbon – clamshell)
    Nokia 6230 (passed down)
    Nokia 5230 (nadukot sa lrt)
    Sony Experia Arc S (nadukot sa bus)
    Cherry Mobile P9 (spare phone)
    Cherry Mobile Flare (current)
    Sony Xperia Z (eyeing for this one)

  12. Jay says:

    1997 – Mitsubishi MT35
    1998 – Nokia 6110
    2000 – Nokia 6210
    2003 – Nokia 8250
    2004 – Nokia 6610
    2007 – Nokia 6151
    2009 – Nokia E63
    2011 – Nokia 701
    2012 – Apple iPhone 4S (present phone)

  13. 'em says:

    Ericsson (Extelcom) – got outdated
    Nokia 5110 – lost
    Nokia 6210 – lost
    Nokia 1100 – passed on
    Nokia colored phone (forgot the model)- lost
    Sony Ericsson colored phone – stolen
    Nokia N78 – still with me
    Samsung Corby – still with md
    Apple iPhone 4 – sold
    Nokia Lumia 800
    Blackberry 9320 – sold

    But now im using my lumia 800 again… :)

  14. Alexis David says:

    Sendo (forgot the model, bought from globe for 5k that time) – 2003
    Nokia 3310 – 2004
    Sony Ericsson K500i – 2005
    Sony Ericsson W900i – 2009
    Samsung Galaxy Spica – 2011
    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – Present

  15. vince says:

    Nokia 5110 – contact service… hahaha
    Nokia 3315 – passed down
    Nokia 7650 – sold
    Nokia 6600 – sold
    Nokia 6630 – swapped
    Sony Ericsson T230 – passed down
    Sony Ericsson T
    Nokia 6267 – passed down
    Nokia 5630 – present (secondary phone)
    HTC Desire – present – soon to be passed down to my younger brother
    Blackberry Curve 9300 – present (Primary phone)

  16. GaLanT says:

    Nokia 5110i – 2001 – Passed Down
    Nokia 3510 – 2002 – Passed Down
    Nokia 3310 – 2003 – Passed Down
    Motorola C385 – 2004 – Passed Down
    Sony Ericsson P500 – 2005 – Passed Down
    Nokia 3250 – 2006 – Passed Down
    Blackberry 7230 – 2008 – Passed Down
    Sony Ericsson C905 – 2009 – Passed Down
    LG P500 – 2010 – Passed Down
    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – 2012 – Presently owned

    Hmmm… now ko lang na realize ang dami pala… >_<

  17. goodha says:

    At present I am using 3 working vintage phones:
    1. SE k750i (2nd)
    2. Blackberry Pearl 8100
    3. SE P800i (grand daddy of all SE Smartphones)

    My past love affairs with cellphones in no particular order of usage in time and to the best of my memory:

    Motorola:
    Motorola Microtac – Piltel days
    Motorola bagphone with 3 volts lead battery – Piltel
    Motorola Flare – GSM with incoming sms only (pangkaskas ng yelo)
    Motorola Elite – Piltel days; Motorola with built in answering machine
    Motorola Talkabout T2288
    Motorola 8088
    Motorola V70
    Motorola c550
    Motorola c650
    Motorola c115
    Motorola F3
    Motorola e770

    Nokia:
    Nokia 2110
    Nokia 8110
    Nokia 3110
    Nokia 6510
    Nokia 3100
    Nokia 3660
    Nokia 6230
    Nokia 3230
    Nokia 6610i
    Nokia 6070
    Nokia n73

    Ericsson: (fave brand)
    GA628
    S868
    GF788
    T10
    T20
    R310
    R320
    R380
    R520
    T39
    T65
    A3618
    T66
    R600

    Sony Ericsson:
    T68i
    T100
    T200
    T300
    k750 (1st)
    Cedar
    Aspen
    W950

    Blackberry:
    6720
    7230
    7100T

    Siemens:
    c35i
    m35i

    Alcatel:
    OT300
    OT500
    OT311

    Panasonic:
    GD75

    Sagem:
    MW3026

  18. goodha says:

    Current brands I am using:
    1. Blackberry Pearl 8100
    2. SE k750i (2nd)
    3. SE P800i (bought last 2009 and still working)

    Past love affairs with cellphones according to brands and in no particular order (mahina na memory ko; kulang sa pork):

    Motorola:
    Motorola Microtac
    Motorola bagphone with 3 volts lead battery
    Motorola Elite with answering machine
    Motorola talkabout T2288
    Motorola v8088
    v8088
    v70
    c550
    Motofone F3
    C113
    C650
    E770

    Ericsson:
    GA628
    GF788
    S868
    T10
    R310
    R320
    R380
    R520
    T20
    T28
    T39
    T65
    A3618
    R600

    Sony Ericsson:
    T68i
    T100
    T200
    T300
    SE K750 (1st)
    S500
    Cedar
    Aspen
    w950i

    Nokia:
    2110
    8110
    3110
    6510
    6610i
    3660
    3100
    6230i
    6070
    n73
    C3

    Alcatel:
    OT300
    OT500
    OT311

    Siemens:
    c35i
    m35i

    Panasonic:
    GD75

    Sagem:
    MW3026

    Smart Amazing Phone 1

    Blackberry:
    6720
    7230
    7100T

    Myphone:
    T22 (unang labas na dual sim phone during their early days)

    OMG! ang dami na palang dumaan na cellphones sa buhay ko. hehe

  19. fat tony says:

    I’m not sure with the timeline but these are the phones I’ve used and am using. These are the ones I remember

    nokia 1610
    nokia 2110
    nokia 5110
    nokia 3210
    nokia 6150
    nokia 8250
    nokia 7110
    nokia 6310i
    nokia 7210
    nokia 6100
    palm treo 650
    nokia 7200
    nokia 7610
    nokia 6170
    nokia 7650
    sony ericsson p800
    sony ericsson p990
    nokia 6630
    nokia 6680
    nokia n70
    nokia 6280
    sony ericsson k700
    nokia 6300
    sony ericsson k800
    nokia e51
    Samsung d980
    nokia e71
    nokia e72
    nokia n95 8gb
    htc g2
    blackberry bold 9700
    iphone 4
    iphone 4s
    lg l7 – currently using
    Samsung galaxy s3 – currently using
    iphone 5 – currently using

  20. erickB says:

    alcatel one touch easy (2000)
    nokia 3310 (2001)
    nokia 3650 (2003)
    sony ericsson k508i (2006)
    sony ericsson k300i (2006)
    sony ericsson p800 (2007)
    sony ericsson p1i (2007)
    samsung champ (2010)
    samsung galaxy ace (2011)
    samsung galaxy 5 (2011)
    sony ericsson xperia mini (2011)
    nokia 1616 (2012)
    sony expria pro (2012 to present)

  21. Almonde Sensei says:

    My Phones’ History

    2003 – Nokia 3315 (Stolen)
    2007 – Nokia 3315 again (Stolen again)
    2008 – Nokia 3350 yata (passed down)
    2008 – Sony Ericsson di ko alam ang name (broke)
    2008 – Motorola di ko alam ang name (broke)
    2009 – nokia 5800 (nahulog sa dagat)
    2009 – nokia 6600 (passed down)
    2010 – nokia c3 (passed down)
    2011 – myphone q3i (passed down)
    2011 – nokia n73 (passed down)
    2011 – Samsung Galaxy i9003 SL (passed down)
    2012 – Nokia n8 (current)
    2012 – Samsung Galaxy Y (sold)
    2012 – Nokia Asha 202 (Current Back Up)
    2013 – HTC One X+ (Current)
    2013 – HTC Butterfly (curent)

  22. mga binili ko:

    2001 – Nokia 6210 (still works today)
    2003 – Nokia 3510 (was stolen on 2006)
    2006 – Sony E. T610 (bought from a friend)
    2008 – Sony E. W810 (pearl white)
    2009 – Sony E. Naite (ginger red)
    2011 – Sony E. Elm (pink)
    2012 – Sony E. Arc S (Feb. 2012, black)
    2012 – Sony Acro S (Dec. 2012, in SG, black)

    binigay dahil may sira, pero pina-ayos ko na :

    Sony E. K850
    Sony E. W580

    d(^_^)b

  23. jeff says:

    motorola (d ko maalala)
    nokia 5110(sira)
    nokia 3310(contact service)
    se t681(sold)
    se t610i(sold)
    se k300(sold)
    se k600i(sold)
    se k800(sira)
    se k810i(sold)
    se k850i(sold)
    samsung jet(kinagat ng aso ang screen)
    samsung wave 1(sold)
    htc xe(sold)
    samsung galaxy y(sold)
    samsung s3 (present)

  24. Muffcake
    Twitter: hamed_eh
    says:

    Oh my! Ang dami ko na pala naging phone. I won’t put the years dun sa iba kasi di ko na maalala.

    1- Bird flip phone (hand-me-down, from my stepdad)-handed to my cousin
    2- Nokia 3220 (gift from mum for getting good grades)-nanakaw sa school nung 3rd yr h.s. ako
    3- Nokia 6030 ( Pasalubong from my family in Oman)-handed to my cousin
    4- Nokia N73(from Oman also) nahulog sa tricycle
    5- Nokia 5000 (From Oman)-nakuha ng holdaper
    6- Nokia 3110 (from Oman) Nanakaw sa show ng Jabbawockees sa Glorietta
    7- SE C510 Cybershot(from my mum)
    7.5- Nokia E90 (phone ng mum ko na pinagamit sakin)
    8- LG Optimus One (1st Android phone) naholdap kasabay ng Nokia 500
    9-Samsung E1160(tiis tiis muna habang walang pambili)
    10- LG flip phone from AT&T( from my tito)
    11- LG Optimus 2X (napanalunan for half the price sa essay writing contest ng LG) -nadukot sa MRT Guada
    12- Samsung Galaxy Spica(Pinahiram ni cousin kasi wala ako phone)
    13- SE Xperia Mini ( pahiram ni mum kasi wala pang phone)
    14- Samsung Galaxy Note(from my lolo) -nanakaw sa CEU Mendiola lanai!
    15- BB Curve 9360(first BB) sold to RV
    16- Sony Xperia U(ang ganda kase ng design xD ) Handed to my sister
    17-Curve 9220 (free from Globe postpaid plan) swapped for Torch
    18- BB Torch 9800 ( from my Persian friend) -nasira na
    19-LG Nexus 4(swapped my Note II for this but changed my mind later on) Now belongs to my pinsan David
    20- BB Curve 9320(4th BB phone, pang BBM) (current extra phone)
    21 Samsung Galaxy Note II- (my current main Android device that I like a lot) :D

    And that’s my cellphone history! Di ko sure baka may namiss pa ako na phones. Sana di na ako mawalan! haha xD

  25. Name: says:

    alcatel ot? – 1999
    nokia 3210 – 2000
    nokia 3310 – 2001
    nokia 6510 – 2002
    sony Ericsson 6610i – 2004
    sony Ericsson k700i – 2005
    sony Ericsson k750i – 2005
    sony Ericsson k810i – 2006
    Samsung omnia k7610 – 2009
    samsun galaxy sl I9003 – 2010
    samsung galaxy note2 – present

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