Top 4 phone brands that were regretfully discontinued

Despite leaving an impression on the hearts of users, the famous phone brands below are still discontinued because the technology storm has changed so quickly.

4. Palm


Palm is one of the names that started the concept of PDA and smartphone. This brand has its own operating system and a proud past. In 2009, this phone worked great with multitasking, iOS and Android are later supported with multitasking. Palm's software is based on web technology before Chrome OS, and even before Progressive Web Apps.


Some typical phones of this brand are Pilot 1000/5000, Palm IIIc, Treo line PDA and Palm Centro.

3. Sony Ericsson


Currently, Ericsson still has a part in Sony Xperia (Sony Ericsson), but nostalgic users still want the Swedish company to make it like before. The Ericsson R380 series has created the term "smartphone" and is the first device to run Symbian.


Sony Ericsson is a joint venture between Sony of Japan and Ericsson of Sweden founded on October 1, 2001. This brand was known for its phones with luxurious designs, high-quality cameras, and groundbreaking designs. Some typical phones are Sony Ericsson W800i (2005), and Sony Ericsson T610.

2. Nokia


Nokia is a mobile phone brand from Finland. Its phones were popular and favored for use in many countries in the early 21st century. It was thanks to the Symbian operating system developed successfully, was a major turning point in bringing this brand to the king in the phone village and dominating the world market for many years.


In the top 20 best-selling phones in the world, more than half were Nokia phones. Nokia's leading position began to waver as Apple suddenly launched its iPhone with iOS and Google operating systems launched in 2007. The slow change and underestimating Apple are the reasons why this company collapsed.

1. Siemens


Siemens has started manufacturing mobile phones since 1985 with Siemens C1. This is a true pioneer phone in mobile technology, although it is about the size of a women's handbag. Today, this phone looks very bulky, but more than 30 years ago, it really was a revolution.


In the late 1990s, Siemens was the first to use GSM technology (1994). Siemens S10 was the first phone with a color screen (1997). Siemens SL10 was the first phone to have a sliding keyboard (1999) and Siemens SL 45 was the first phone to play MP3 and read MMC memory card (2001).


Many modern technologies and utilities were developed and used by Siemens in their phones. Siemens' strategy was to launch a variety of devices a year and based on naming by combining letters. The brand offered a multitude of products to meet every need and segment and mixed letters to create multiple product lines.

By: Jimmy Saunders

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