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The Uhans A101 is an Android tribute to the best-selling Nokia 1100

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The Uhans A101 is an Android tribute to the best-selling Nokia 1100

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Now here's something you don't see everyday! As Nokia looks forward to the future, working on and conceptualizing Android phones, a Chinese smartphone maker by the name of Uhans looks backwards in time. Way backwards, to put it mildly. Uhans is making a modern day tribute to the world's best-selling phone ever, the Nokia 1100. The device it envisions is called the A101 and it's the fourth smartphone produced by the brand.

The device is inspired by the Nokia 1100's characteristic design, but remains an Android smartphone. It's compact, durable, and features a removable battery. The back panel is covered in soft touch rubber, the body is rounded, and curved glass covers its screen. Uhans is presenting the phone in a deep navy blue color, borrowing from Nokia's original choice of shade and hue.

The Android 6.0-powered A101 features a 5-inch display and is powered by a quad-core MediaTek CPU. It's a basic, entry-level model that's going to cost less than $70 in its homeland. Maybe this phone too has the potential to sell 200 millions units like the Nokia original did. Maybe it doesn't. But honoring a device that meant a lot for users and for the company that made it is a seriously nice touch, rarely seen in the overwhelmingly competitive smartphone industry.


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posted on 04 Aug 2016, 09:23 18

1. deanylev (Posts: 223; Member since: 11 Mar 2014)


Looks more like a tribute to the Galaxy S4...

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 10:42

4. WPX00 (Posts: 462; Member since: 15 Aug 2015)


Agreed. But is still a solid phone for the price on paper.

posted on 25 Aug 2016, 23:06

10. Matilfe (Posts: 3; Member since: 25 Aug 2016)


And a nice one!

posted on 25 Aug 2016, 23:10

11. Matilfe (Posts: 3; Member since: 25 Aug 2016)


Galaxy S4-like design and Nokia-like characteristics. It's a modern Android phone, not bad for this price tag

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:00

17. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Yes, It looks like that, Uhans A101 is an entry-level smartphone that costs only 60$. It's cheap that everyone can afford it, but it supports 4G, many phones with this price doesn't support 4G. The design and hand feeling is also nice.

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 09:36 3

2. Obádárà (Posts: 179; Member since: 02 Nov 2015)


... THIS PHONE IS BETTER CALLED A TRIBUTE TO NOKIA INSPIRED BY SAMSUNG...

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:12

18. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Yes, handing Uhans A101, like you hand two brands, Nokia and Samsung with best price only 60$.

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 10:08

3. Barney_stinson (banned) (Posts: 672; Member since: 30 May 2016)


I have Nokia 1100 !! Still works

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:15

19. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Nokia is the good phone. I love too. you can try to use Uhans A101 make you feel use Nokia too. but Uhans A101 is the 4G smartphone with useful features only 60$.

posted on 07 Sep 2016, 03:14

25. Matilfe (Posts: 3; Member since: 25 Aug 2016)


I have a Nokia 1200, still works too! I've seen some videos on Youtube, Uhans A101 doesn't let me down. Waiting for the dull review!!

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 10:56 4

5. Swordylove (Posts: 209; Member since: 27 Jun 2015)


Doesn't look the slightest like it and doesn't make sense. Maybe they just say that to gain publicity, otherwise nobody's going to even look at it.

posted on 09 Dec 2016, 16:57

28. Rutin (Posts: 6; Member since: 07 Dec 2016)


No, advertising is not here. Uhans A101 powered by Mediatek MT6737 1.3 GHz Quad-core, and its closest competitor Umi London Mediatek MT6580 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor. Test data of these processors are the following. MT6737: Ping 30ms; Download-49.28 Mbps; Upload-9.77 Mbps. MT6580: Ping-47ms; Download-3.72 Mbps; Upload-1.84 Mbps. Make a conclusion for yourself!

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 11:21

6. 27satz (Posts: 148; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Looks like tribute to S4 not nokia!

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:19

20. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Yes, it looks like S4, but Uhans built it to make it the popular like the Nokia 1100. It was made for everyone,it is the smartphone that costs only 60$. It's cheap that everyone can afford it, but it supports 4G, many phones with this price doesn't support 4G. The design and hand feeling is also nice.

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 15:07 1

7. Alacorn (Posts: 17; Member since: 24 Jul 2016)


Tribute? You mean mocking.

posted on 04 Aug 2016, 15:59 2

8. Fona13A (unregistered)


Man it would have no camera, an E-Ink display, and actually made of Finnish-Engineered ABS or polycarbonate like the OG Nokias. It would be kept simple.

In fact, if you wanted to make tribute to Nokia's 1100, actually build a feature phone with 3G and an inspired design. This is an Alcatel meets Samsung meets BLU.

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:29

24. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


it looks like S4, but Uhans built it to make it the popular like the Nokia 1100. It was made for everyone,it is the smartphone that costs only 60$. It's cheap that everyone can afford it, but it supports 4G, many phones with this price doesn't support 4G. The design and hand feeling is also nice.

posted on 07 Aug 2016, 18:11

9. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


Using the same color on your phone casing as another phone doesn't mean it's a tribute to that phone.

posted on 26 Aug 2016, 04:22

12. hichem18 (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Aug 2016)


Phone stylish and attractive and beautiful that he supports 4g. And the most beautiful of its low price compared to its quality

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:27

23. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Yes, I think like you. I think only this price can buy 4G smartphone with beautiful design and useful functions for use. I thinks it is the good phone.

posted on 30 Aug 2016, 15:20

13. hichem18 (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Aug 2016)


Phones pick. A wonderful, attractive price. It supports 4g

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:24

22. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Many phones with this price doesn't support 4G. The design and hand feeling is also nice.

posted on 31 Aug 2016, 04:07

14. PeteScoff (Posts: 15; Member since: 05 Nov 2015)


Looks cool. Geekbuying is selling it for $64 right now.

posted on 31 Aug 2016, 14:43

15. YuriiS (Posts: 1; Member since: 31 Aug 2016)


I saw some videos of this smartphone. Want to buy. Good price for such characteristics.

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 23:22

21. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Yes, it the good phone for normal using everyday. I think like this. Uhans A101 was made for everyone,it is the smartphone that costs only 60$. It's cheap that everyone can afford it, but it supports 4G, many phones with this price doesn't support 4G. The design and hand feeling is also nice.

posted on 06 Sep 2016, 07:50

16. rakramozano (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Sep 2016)


Wow, it is the very nice smartphone with good features for someone use normally is very enough with incredible price that can get the 4G smartphone. if compare it with other brands in a round this price, I thinks Uhans A101 is the best choice with specs and features are perfect for someone no need much about smartphone.

posted on 07 Dec 2016, 11:14

26. Rutin (Posts: 6; Member since: 07 Dec 2016)


UHANS A101 - sensible budget Android smartphone, a good buy in cases when money supply is limited and enjoy old-fashioned mobile no longer desires.

posted on 07 Dec 2016, 11:18

27. Rutin (Posts: 6; Member since: 07 Dec 2016)


UHANS A101-sensible budget Android smartphone, a good buy in cases when money supply is limited and enjoy old-fashioned mobile no longer desires. Has a bright screen with 2, 5 d-glass and reasonable autonomy.

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