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7 iconic handsets that will make you nostalgic

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Technology has evolved over the decades and so have the mobile phones. Out of all the gadgets you use today, cellphones are one of the most important pieces of technology. Cellphones have evolved from being just a medium to talk to your near and dear ones to becoming too smart to do what was beyond your imagination few years ago.

But the old-school handsets were the game changers and today they make us nostalgic. Let’s take trip down memory lane and recall those good old days. Here are some of the iconic handsets.

Motorola StarTAC

Motorola StarTAC

Motorola StarTAC was the first phone to feature a clamshell design. Text messages and a vibrating alert were supported for incoming notifications. It was fairly compact for that period and the brand sold around 60 million units.

Nokia 3210 & Nokia 3310

Nokia 3210 & Nokia 3310

Nokia ruled the roost for twenty years, from 1990 to 2010. Nokia 3210 and Nokia 3310 were the first phones that drove people crazy in the late 90s.

Motorola Razr

Motorola Razr

Motorola Razr was one of the best designed phones of the old times and was the thinnest clamshell device available then.

Nokia N95

Nokia N95

Nokia N95 was one of the first proper smartphones, even before the iPhone came into existence in 2007. The Nokia N95 was much away ahead of its time then.

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone

The original iPhone was a simple one-of-a-kind phone. It came with multi-touch display with a 3.5-inch display, full access to the Safari browser and all available iTunes music.  The iPhone turned out to be a  breakthrough in smartphone technology.

Sony Ericsson T68i

Sony Ericsson T68i

The Sony Ericsson T68i was one of the first colour screen phones and Ericsson’s first with T68i Bluetooth, tri-band, WAP and customisable ringtones.

Blackberry Curve 8900

Blackberry Curve 8900

The Blackberry Curve 8900 was one of the most popular models which made way to everyone’s heart with its QWERTY keyboard and special BBM messaging feature.


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