This basic phone costs only $12, made in China
0. phoneArena 23 Apr 2013, 07:51 posted on
Quick, what's the most affordable phone you can think of? Loyal readers might remember the Nokia 105, which is already on sale in several countries for a price of about $15. This dirt-cheap cell phone, however, goes even lower – down to $12 apiece, to be more specific, with a charger, protective sleeve, and a data cable included in the set...
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7. Piotrek007 (Posts: 102; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)
Nokia 105 is pure beauty compared to this one 0.0
2. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Nuh-uh, no thank you!
I rather choose the Nokia 105 instead! xD
17. BiN4RY (Posts: 83; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)
Does your Nokia 105 costs anywhere near $12?
3. Ohrules (Posts: 326; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)
i know of a phone available in Pakistan that is mere 9 dollars, has a microsd card slot, 3 sim card slots (yep you read that right), VGA camera, torch, colour screen and monstrous speakers
4. kamen (Posts: 87; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)
Guys, don't forget that for large part of the world this may be the income for a month. So it is nice that it is available at that price. Of course, I doubt the mobile services would cost low enough, but...
6. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
And I guess that the mobile carriers like AT&T or Verizon will make this available in the US with $0.99 on contract! :P
5. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
hahaahaha....this is damn ugly and for $12 you can get those OLD black and white nokia phones
8. LodeStar (Posts: 28; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)
looks like the battery will explode in one charging
9. ash29 (Posts: 55; Member since: 28 Oct 2011)
Is this made by samsung?Has samsung shifted from cheap plastic to cheap transparent plastic?
12. JEverettnow (Posts: 224; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)
polycarbonate is a little more high end than this. Aluminum and metal phones aren't too common because they interfere with WIFI and NFC.
14. Abbath (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)
Actually this maybe the cheap iPhone that's rumored to come out this year.
13. bayusuputra (Posts: 961; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
So what's the Quadrant score for this phone? /joke
I agree, i rather get monochrome 3310 than this. That nokia probably would last longer than this phone.
18. gieters (Posts: 1; Member since: 30 Jul 2013)
In fact, China's mobile phone has no innovation, just like this
the appearance just copy from samsung, but the fact that does not dispute: cheap