Basic mobile phone reviews

When you don't need all the bells and whistles, a basic phone provides all you need at a fraction of the cost of a smartphone.
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There are now many mobile phones that can perform a myriad of tasks, such as keeping appointments, playing your music collection, taking a photo and even telling you where to go while driving. However, this versatility can sometimes hamper the elementary tasks of making and taking phone calls.

In an effort to bring some simplicity back into your life, CHOICE tested 16 models purely on how well they perform as a mobile phone. All the phones tested cost less than $300 (if you shop around), with several available for less than $100. Our free mobile phones buying guide provides  an overview to help with your buying decision.

Mobile phone brands and models tested

  • LG GW300
  • Nokia 1661
  • Nokia 2220 slide
  • Nokia 2330 Classic
  • Nokia 2700 Classic
  • Nokia 2720 Fold
  • Nokia 2730
  • Nokia 3720 Classic
  • Nokia 5030
  • Nokia 6303 Classic
  • Nokia 7230
  • Samsung B3310
  • Samsung GT-B3210
  • Sony Ericsson T715
  • Sony Ericsson U100i Yari
  • Sony Ericsson W395





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