Regular cellphones (feature phones) are losing traction against some very good low-cost smartphones, but in many cases, if you just want to make calls and send texts, then regular cellphones will cost less and do just fine.

Nokia 3310 (2017)

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 August 2017


Hinging heavily on nostalgia, the new Nokia 3310 conjures up good memories of the original, but cannot keep pace in a smartphone-driven world. FULL STORY >


Alcatel Onetouch 2004C

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 March 2016

As simple a phone as you can find at the moment, the 2004C from Alcatel OneTouch's is a bit too niche for the mainstream public, but serves its purpose for its intended audience. FULL STORY >


Nokia Asha 311

By Hanleigh Daniels 1 November 2012

Nokia's latest Asha feature phone arrives to challenge Android's entry-level contenders and (hopefully) become the budget mobile phone user's device of choice. FULL STORY >


Sony Xperia S

By Mike Joubert 25 May 2012

It's goodbye to Sony Ericsson, as Sony now goes it alone with the smartphone brand. The new Xperia S certainly points the company in the right direction, but does it come too late? FULL STORY >


Nokia Asha 303

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 May 2012

Nokia aims to remain a big player in the feature phone market with the latest range of S40-powered Asha devices, including the Asha 303. Does this touch-and-type QWERTY phone have what it takes to entice the youth market? FULL STORY >


Vodafone 555 Blue

By Ryan Noik 28 September 2011

The Vodafone 555 Blue is focused on making Facebook part and parcel of your mobile life. FULL STORY >


Nokia X3 Touch and Type

By Hanleigh Daniels 2 March 2011

Nokia ditches convention with its X3 Touch and Type phone, offering dual input via its keypad and touch-enabled display and many high-end features on an entry-level device. FULL STORY >


Nokia C6

By Hanleigh Daniels 31 January 2011

Nokia's budget friendly C6 might not be the fanciest device, but impresses with its reliability and user-friendliness. FULL STORY >


Sagem PUMA Phone

By Mike Joubert 19 November 2010

The PUMA phone might be sporty, but it's definitely not speedy. FULL STORY >


Nokia N8

By Tom Manners 2 November 2010

All the bells and whistles without a firm foundation. We review Nokia's N8 featuring the new S^3 OS. FULL STORY >


BlackBerry Torch 9800

By Tom Manners 12 October 2010

More evolution than revolution, the BlackBerry Torch might not be an iPhone killer yet. FULL STORY >

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