The mobile phone market has been rising since the 80s. Some mobile phones make it big, and other ones bomb hard. There are those devices that don’t really crack the market, then there have been some of the best selling mobile phones that everyone remembers owning or seeing around them.
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These are the 10 best selling mobile phones of all time.
10. RAZR V3
In 2004 everyone wanted a super slim, cool flip RAZR V3 phone from Motorola. These cute devices went on to become one of the best selling mobile phones of all time, selling more than 130 million of these devices worldwide. Even Paris Hilton had one.
9. Nokia 1600
Nokia used to dominate the mobile market, so expect a few of the best selling mobile phones to come from Nokia. The Nokia 1600 was released in 2006 and went on to sell over 130 million worldwide.
8. Nokia 2600
Nokia was the king in emerging mobile markets like Africa, India, and China. One of the best selling mobile phones to hit the market in 2004 was the Nokia 2600. It was very basic, but widely popular with more than 135 million handsets being sold over the world.
7. Samsung E1100
Who knows why some of the best selling mobile phones became so popular? One of the reasons why people might have loved the Samsung E1100 which was released in 2009 is because of its astounding 13-day battery life. More than 150 million of these mobile phones have been sold around the world.
6. Nokia 5230
Released in 2009, everyone loved the Nokia 5230 with over 150 million handsets being sold.
5. Nokia 6600
Despite being incredibly ugly, the Nokia 6600 has become one of the best selling mobile phones of all time. Since this egg-shaped mobile phone was released in 2003, more than 150 million units have been sold.
4. Nokia 1200
The Nokia 1200 probably has one of the best battery lives in mobile phone history. It boasts 390 hours of battery life and since it was released in 2007 more than 150 million of these devices have been sold.
3. Nokia 3210
Being released back in 1999, many people might remember this Nokia mobile phone as the first mobile phone they ever owned. More than 150 million Nokia 3210 devices have been sold worldwide.
2. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
Not all of the best selling mobile phones are classic mobile devices. Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been the company’s best selling mobile phones, having sold over 220 million units since hitting the mobile market in 2014.
1. Nokia 1100
The best selling mobile phone of all time is a bit of an anti-climax. The Nolia 1110 isn’t especially fancy or groundbreaking, but 250 million of these low-end mobile phones have been sold since they were released in 2005.
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