"Nokia – connecting people, photographing them and annoying them with a vast range of mindless ringtones"

| September 16, 2007 | Reply

Jeremy Clarkson, the refreshing loud mouth presenter of BBC’s hit “Top Gear”, is frustrated with the vast choice of high-tech mobile phones as not a single one simply does what he needs: be a phone. You know, one for talking?

Jeremby Clarkson on Top Gear

He does highlight one of my major gripes about convergence device: Battery Life!

What I want is a mobile phone with a battery that lasts for more than six seconds. This means no colour screen. A colour screen uses more electricity than the Pentagon

It’s understandable that not everyone will want or even need cameras/mp3 players/internet on their phone, but for the world where convenience and saving time is of the utmost importance, convergence is the way forward. As long as the manufacturers give us enough battery life to even make use of their “all-in-one” solutions, otherwise as Clarkson rightly puts it:

It will become a device of such mind-boggling complexity that you will be lost and its battery will be flat anyway

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P.S. for simple calls/text only phones, try out the Nokia 2310.


Category: Battery Life, Convergence, News, Nokia

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