It wasn’t long ago when I feel proud in holding my Nokia 1100 mobile phone while hovering around my locality. Not only me, there must be hundreds of people, both living in dodgy conditions and living in palatial houses who’ve have used this mobile phone with great love.
In India, where people don’t like to spend money on even the most important things; Nokia 1100 sold like a pan cake. The sales dropped only after Nokia decided to stop its manufacturing.
Why Indians love Nokia 1100 more than other mobile phones around?
There are lot many reasons why Nokia 1100 is so famous among Indian people. Lets discuss them in a bit flattery manner,
Nokia 1100 is an entry level handset manufactured with reliability and simplicity in mind. Customers like to hold such a handset with easy to use keypad, easy navigation and customization of settings. Also when you hold the phone in your hand, your grip is very tight due to non-slip material used to make side of the phone. So, there is no risk of falling down and getting damaged.
And if somehow, its dropped on any hard surface your 1100 would still work fine. Indians love to see gadgets working in all possible conditions; Nokia 1100 has near 100 percent performance and durability.
Nokia 1100 is equipped with basic features that are useful and purely fun to use. Even though, Indian people aren’t supposed to get all amazing features but what Nokia 1100 provide in just $20 is very much appreciable.
Nokia 1100 has an excellent battery life and you can take it anywhere without thinking about charging it. Hence, this is the best companion during distant travel and places where you see electricity once in a week. This makes Nokia 1100 most suitable for rural and sub-urban areas of India.
And yes the cost; it was so cheap that you can’t buy anything more useful that Nokia 1100 in Rs. 2000.
It was a mobile for man of all standards, cheapest way to reach your love and all other useful purposes.