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Nokia 1208 review

8.3/10 AVG.
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8.3/10
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The Nokia 1208 currently has an Informr score of 8.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 1 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The Nokia 1208 is an entry level candy bar phone that provides a basic feature set that includes a 200 address phone book, SMS messaging capability, alarm, calculator, calendar, speakerphone and features dust proof keys.

In addition, the 98x68 pixel display produces over 65k colors and the device contains 4MB of onboard memory. There is also a 2.5mm headset jack, offering good options for listening to music. This is also a well made and durable device that should survive many a pocketbook and tabletop.

With seven hours of talk time and 420 minutes of standby time, the Nokia 1208 is a simple and reliable phone designed for people who are looking for an affordable solution.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
No



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Nokia released the 1208 on May 3, 2008.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia 1208 user manual here.


Nokia backs up the 1208 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your 1208 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.




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Screen Size
Unknown

The Nokia 1208's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
No

This model has no built-in camera. Sorry, no selfies.

Storage
4 MB

Internal memory is 4 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
700mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 700 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 15 days standby time.

Nokia 1208 Specs

Overview
Release date May 3, 2008
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GSM:
850/1900 MHz
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System
Processor
Internal Storage 4 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.07 W/kg
Body: 1.01 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 700 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 15 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Dark gray with red or black accents
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.2 x 4.4 x 1.8 cm (4 x 1.7 x 0.7 in)
Weight 77 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size Unknown
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 200
Multiple Numbers Per Contact 5 numbers
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser No
Email Client No
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth No
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Dual lens
No
Zoom
No
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Radio Yes
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable, Pre-installed
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Excellent little phone

I got this phone through the 7-Eleven promotion. Excellent receptio, and excellent voice quality. Very good phone for the money.

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