From the Razr to the Telecom: The 10 classic mobile phones we miss the most

Libby Plummer

Long before Apple’s iPhone landed in 2007, completely transforming the way we use our mobile phones, portable handsets were a much more basic affair.

Vintage designs from companies like Nokia, Motorola, and even Philips were popular, thanks to their simplicity and seemingly endless battery life.

While modern smartphones are more like pocket-sized computers than telephones, many vintage handsets are thought of fondly for their no-frills approach and some classics can actually fetch a fair price.

As more details of the Nokia 3310 relaunch have emerged ahead of an unveiling at the Mobile World Congress tech show this weekend, we’ve rounded up the classic mobile phones that we miss the most…