Nokia 1100 [Review]
Nokia 1100 – launched in 2003 And one of the best mobiles in 2003. Around 250 million of these devices have been sold worldwide. And even today, this little girl with a black and white screen causes a storm of love and respect among her numerous fans. Read on, and we’ll talk in detail about its features, pros, and cons.
Nokia 1100 Appearance
Nokia 1100 is a very compact model, whose design was once innovative, but now seems to be outdated. With the help of multicolored removable panels, you can change the color of the housing.
The dimensions of the phone – 106 x 45 x 20 mm, weight in ’86 It looks like a toy, reinforce the impression of the keys that are under the membrane of a single piece of plastic.
But do not be confused by their appearance – they are large enough and easy to press, so the Nokia 1100 can write SMS messages blindly.
The screen of the model is very small, monochrome, with a resolution of 96 by 65 pixels.
The phone leaves no impression of fragility, but user guarantees, he can survive everyone. Falls, humidification: this model, along with 3310, often receives epithets such as “brick” and “the toughest material in the world.”
Nokia 1100 Useful functions:
The main task of Nokia 1100 is Messages and Calls. In this sphere, she shows herself as “excellent”:
- the quality of the reception of the signal at altitude, many much more expensive smartphones will not find the network where this model is located;
- you and the interlocutor are perfectly audible;
- The battery has been running for a long time;
- There is T9.
The disadvantages in this area are a small phone book: only 50 contacts (1 contact contains 1 number) and the lack of hands-free communication.
And what other functions can the Nokia 1100 phone offer? They have long become standard for all models, but in 2003 it was an impressive list:
- screen protectors;
- various monophonic ringtones;
- Two games;
- alarm clock;
- currency converter;
- Vibrate and silent mode.
The battery of the Nokia 1100 is quite weak by today’s standards, only 850 mA. But the phone spends its charge in moderation and can get 16 days (400 hours) of work in standby mode or 4.5 hours of talk time. But, interestingly, buyers not only confirm these manufacturer statements but also call even larger numbers. In addition, the battery has enviable longevity: many users say that their device has been actively used for more than five years and still the battery has a charge.
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With all its advantages, this model is representative of the budget class. But the sites sale for the Nokia 1100 RH in 2003 For a sometimes Hundred, and sometimes thousands of dollars.
Why so much fuss? For about seven years ago, the Internet began to appear the news that software models made in a factory in Bochum, Germany (as indicated by the relative humidity index) has errors that allow pirates informatics to carry out illegal manipulation with her. According to some sources, the location of such phones cannot be tracked. For others, bank operations codes can be reprogrammed and intercepted to transfer unauthorized money from bank accounts.
Nokia specialists say it does not represent how this phone can be used for such purposes, and users with technical knowledge will make fun of these “ducks” on the Internet. But in the meantime, this model is still selling at high prices.
Today Nokia, And Microsoft again sells normal price phones, the main function is called. But in terms of quality and durability, they still cannot be compared with models such as the Nokia 1100 or 3310. Currently, the manufacturer is not profitable to produce a phone that can work for more than ten years. And that is why, although the 1100 model has been withdrawn from production for a long time, it still has an active demand in the secondary market.
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