If you thought feature phones have become extinct, then you are wrong. These phones exist even now and are coming up with advancements including 4G connectivity support and more. If you are looking for a feature phone with a physical keypad, then here have listed some of them.
JioPhone 2 is the second-generation smart feature phone launched by the company. It comes with updated features than its predecessor including WhatsApp, YouTube and Facebook, a QWERTY keypad making it look similar to BlackBerry smartphones and support for voice commands.
Nokia 216 (Dual SIM) has a scratch-resistant hard polycarbonate frame at its rear to make it durable. The feature phone is preloaded with classic games such as Nitro Racing and Snake Xenzia. It comes with powered by a 1020mAh battery that can be replaced.
Samsung launched the Guru 1200 back in 2012. The basic handset runs the company’s proprietary OS and is quite easy to use. It supports internet browsing, Bluetooth and support for 2G connectivity. There are some pre-loaded games and 800mAh battery providing nine hours of talk time.
Samsung Guru FM Plus B110E features a 1.5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 128 x 128 pixels. The handset is easy to use and convenient as well. It supports an 800mAh battery touted to provide a long-lasting backup.
Samsung Metro B313 is a feature phone with a 2-inch TFT display, a single-core processor, a VGA camera and a Li-Ion 1000mAh battery. There is a microSD card slot supporting up to 16GB of additional storage space.
Nokia 225 4G is one of the best keypad feature phone with support for VoLTE. The handset comes with an iconic keypad design with dedicated function keys. It flaunts a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD display, wireless FM, a web browser, select games, a VGA rear camera, and a 1150mAh battery.
Nokia 5310 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The feature phone gets the power from a MT6260A processor teamed up with 8MB RAM and 16GB storage space with support for expandable storage space up to 32GB using a microSD card. It supports dual SIM cards and features a 3.5mm headphone jack, wireless FM radio, dual front facing speakers, 2G support, Bluetooth 3.9 and a micro USB port. Running Series 30+ OS, the Nokia 5310 comes with a VGA rear camera with LED flash. It is fueled by a 1200mAh battery with up to 7.5 hours of talk time.
Nokia 110 (2019) is fitted with a 1.77-inch QQVGA display with a resolution of 160 x 120 pixels. There is an SPRD 6531E processor along with 4MB of RAM with 4MB of storage space, which can be expanded up to 32GB. The feature phone runs Nokia Series 30+ and has a built-in FM radio, MP3 player, and the classic Snake game. There is a rear camera and no selfie camera. An 800mAh removable battery powers the feature phone delivering up to 14 hours of talk time and up to 18.5 days of standby time.
JioPhone is the first smart feature phone that has redefined this particular market segment with support for 4G VoLTE. The device became the bestselling feature phone in the market since launch. The device also received the WhatsApp support via an update months after its launch.
Nokia 3310 (2017) was launched by HMD Global to bring about nostalgia among fans. The device features a redesigned look and the next-generation Snake game as well. It was launched as a competitor to the JioPhone.