updated 09:35 am EDT, Thu October 5, 2006
Nokia 2865i at Alltel
As much attention as smartphones can receive, simpler handsets can also be noteworthy when their manufacturers devote the same level of care. An example of this is another Nokia release today, the 2865i. The company announced that entry-level phone would make an American debut with the carrier Alltel. The 2865i is simple -- its technical features revolve around Bluetooth and web browsing -- but it also has a tall, slender design which is less common for budget phones. The price may also appeal to those seeking that slightly greater sense of style. Alltel is shipping the phone today for $10 with a two-year contract or with a trade-in. Click through for a larger photo.