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The Best Selling Mobile Phones of All Time

These phones are the best selling of all time.

In our digital world, cell phones have been on the forefront of new technology. Over the years, many types and models of mobile phones have been designed, produced, and marketed. The top selling mobile phone companies are Nokia, Motorola, and Apple. These are the best selling phones of all time.

9. Motorola RAZR V3 - 130 million units

The Motorola RAZR V3, pronounced razor, was released in 2004. The phone has a mass of 95 grams and has a numeric soft keys keypad. It is 2.2 inches square in size and has a resolution of 176 by 220 pixels. It also has a camera resolution of 0.3 megapixels VGA. The phone features Bluetooth, a universal serial bar connection, computer synchronization, and an internal storage capacity of 0.0005 GB. Unfortunately, the phone has several limitations included the fact that it does not have a micro SD card slot for additional storage and it does not support automatic screen brightness. Over the years, 130 million units have been sold.

8. Nokia 2600 - 135 million units

The Nokia 2600 is an entry level phone with a display of 4k color and a series 40 interface. Its main features include multimedia messaging, a menu, and a T9 language corrector. It has a mass of 95 grams and a soft numerical keypad. The phone has an average display of the range 128 by 128 pixels and 0.004 gigabytes of internal storage. Its battery capacity is 900 milliampere hour. Over the years, the Nokia Company has sold 135 million units of the Nokia 2600. However, it has limitations including the lack of a back camera, the lack of a micro SD external storage slot, and the phone is very thick at approximately 0.79 inches square.

7. Samsung E1100 - 150 million units

The Samsung E1100 is a simple dual-band GSM Cyndi bar phone which features a 65k color CSTN display, flashlight, and a messaging application. It has a mass of 70 grams and a soft numerical keypad. The phone is 1.5 inches square in size with a resolution of 128 by 128 pixels and it has a battery capacity of 750 milliampere hour. Since its introduction, 150 million units have been sold. However, the phone lacks a back camera, a microSD slot, and it does not support automatic screen brightness.

6. Nokia 5230 - 150 million units

The Nokia 5230 weighs 115 grams, possesses a 360 by 640 pixel resolution, and is 3.2 inches square in size. Unlike the previous three Nokia models, the Nokia 5230 contains a proximity sensor and a 2 megapixel camera with a digital zoom feature. It also features a micro SD slot and a larger battery capacity of 1320 milliampere hour. Since its introduction, 150 million units of the Nokia 5230 have been sold.

5. Nokia 6600 - 150 million units

The Nokia 6600 has a Symbian operating system version 7.0 and weighs 125 grams. It features a numeric soft keyboard and its brightness resolution range is 176 by 208 pixels. The GSM capable phone has a camera, Bluetooth, and J2ME support. 150 million units have been sold since its introduction. Unfortunately, the phone lacks Wi-Fi capabilities.

4. Nokia 1200 - 150 million units

The Nokia 1200 features a black and white display with green backlight, a dust resistant keyboard, and SMS messaging. The phone possesses a network frequency of 850/1900 megahertz. It is categorized as a primary phone which weighs 77 grams and has an extra interchangeable external cover. Its battery capacity is 700 milliampere hour, the thickness of the phone limits its capabilities which are 0.68 pixels.

3. Nokia 3210 - 150 million units

The Nokia corporation announced the Nokia 3210 on March 18, 1999. Since the release of the model, 150 million units have been sold making it one of the most successful Nokia models in the world. Its compatibility network is 900/1800 megahertz. The phone has a mass of 151 grams and offers a 250 phone book capability and a battery capacity of 1250 milliampere hour. However, the phone had limitations including a lack of Wi-Fi, a camera, and connectivity features. This Nokia model was designed in Los Angeles Nokia Center by Alastair Curtis.

2. Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus - 220 million units

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were released on September 19, 2014 under the slogan of the iPhone 6 Plus "Bigger Than Better". The phones have a series of compatible networks including GSM, CDMA, 3G, EVDC, 4G, and LTE. Over 220 million units of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been sold since their release in 2014. Although the iPhone 6 Plus is is big in size, it has a minimal mass of 129 grams. The original operating system was ISO 8.0 but was later upgraded to ISO 10.3.2.

1. Nokia 1110 - 250 million units

The Nokia 1110 is a low-end Nokia mobile phone which came to market in 2005. One year later, an improved version called the Nokia 1100i was introduced to the market. This phone is network reliable and sells for a low cost. The phone is compatible with a GSM 900/1800 megahertz system. The phone was produced in the dimensions of 104 by 44 by 17 millimeters and weighs 80 grams. Since Nokia 1100's introduction to the market, 250 million units have been sold.

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