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The strangest models of mobile phones

The Meg Hardware editorial office has decided to remind Zayn of the strangest mobile phone models in a series of articles. Phones that many of us may not have even heard of or even expected to produce by other brands.

 Although these phones showed that not everyone can handle this issue and in many cases it causes disgrace, but there were some interesting models among them.

Siemens SX1

Long before the rise of OnePlus and its partnership with automakers, the Siemens SX1 was produced and launched in 2003. In 2004, Siemens unveiled a limited edition McLaren (200 units) inspired by the 2004 McLaren MP4-19 Formula 1 car.

There was another limited edition version of the 2004 Bahrain GP, ​​of which only 50 were built (note that Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher won the race and both McLaren cars were derailed). Then two limited editions of the Mille Miglia were produced, called the 1000 Mile Endurance Race in Italy. The first version included 500 units of this phone and the second version 99 units.

Nokia 8800 Aston Martin Edition

Surely you also remember the 8000 series (Nokia top series) which was made for construction and work in technical environments. In 2006, the Finns and the British worked together to build the Nokia 8800 Aston Martin. The Aston Martin logo was laser engraved on the steel exterior of the phone, and a roaring V8 engine ringtone was embedded for the Aston Martin. There was also a screen protector with a crystal start button on the device, which mocks the company’s interior design.

You may be wondering what an interesting phone is and I wish we were using it, but we have to say that the internal storage of this phone was 64 MB. Yes, MB, and there was no gap for more memory.

Motorola RAZR maxx V6 Ferrari

The Motorola RAZR maxx V6 Ferrari Challenge was launched in early 2007 but not everyone could afford it. It turned out later that Ferrari had pre-sold all the inventory to its own customers, so there was no chance of you buying it. Although this phone is priced at $ 525 (€ 500), it was not that expensive.

Land Rover S1

One of the most interesting and best phones made for car companies was the collaboration between Sonim and Land Rover, which was introduced in mid-2004. As you know, Land Rover is famous for its off-road vehicles, and as expected, this phone had to be available for that situation. The S1 was touted as the world’s first IP67-rated GSM phone. This meant that it was resistant to soil and water. But this phone was designed beyond IP rating.

The phone came out of a safe height of 2 meters, lasted 30 minutes under one meter of water and withstood 400 kg of pressure. It was also anti-puncture (withstanding a pressure of 75 kg / cm3), shock and vibration resistant, and could operate in the temperature range of -20 to + 55 ° C (ie -4 to 131 ° F).

In fact, you can drop it in a mud pit, drive over it, and then pick it up and call. Even if you left that frozen pit, the situation would not be different. All of this was available for just 300 300 and came with a three-year “unconditional warranty”.