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Barebones Nokia 3109 keeps it simple

These days even the basic mobiles are features packed. Take Nokia's 3109. Despite their claims that it's 'just a mobile phone' those Finns still can't

These days even the basic mobiles are features packed. Take Nokia’s 3109. Despite their claims that it’s ‘just a mobile phone’ those Finns still can’t help squeezing in an MP3 packing MicroSD slot and an email client for handling attachments.Living under the ‘Classic’ moniker, it’s a plain suited, straight-up kinda phone with as many surprises as the FA Cup final.It won’t exactly be challenging the iPhone with highlights such as a handsfree speaker, phonebook, organiser and to-do list.The lack of camera, however, is a bonus if you’re a corporate type banned from snapping pics at work. Just wait ‘til the boss hears there’s a music player on board.

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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