Hardware

Mobile Phone | Accessories

Since GSM was launched in 1992


Mobile Phone

Energy saving tips

Tips for Purchase Decision

Tips for Battery Handling
Ending half-truths about Li-ion batteries

Change the battery yourself without tools?

Mobiles for 2G/3G/4G/5G

All devices bought and used by myself. Sorted by brand, then chronologically (if still known, date of purchase/start of testing in brackets).
Test reports are linked, otherwise this listing serves to inform which devices were or are in use.

Apple

iPhone 6s Plus 128GB Space Grey (24.03.2016), iPhone 7 Plus 256GB Jet Black (16.12.2016), iPhone 8 256GB Space Grey (28.09.2017), iPhone X 256GB Space Grey (12.11.2017 Order, 15.12.2017 Delivery), iPhone Xs 512GB Gold (14.09.2018 Pre-Order, 21.09.2018 Pickup), iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB Gold (13.09.2019 Pre-Order, 20.09.2019 Pickup), iPhone 11 Pro 512GB Gold (Order 16.02.2020, Pickup 17.02.2020), iPhone 14 Pro Max 1 TB Gold (09.09.2022 Pre-Order, 16.09.2022 Delivery)

BlackBerry

Z10 (28.02.2013), Porsche Design P'9982 (04.01.2014), Passport (10.10.2014)

Bosch

DualCom 738 (12.06.1998)

Ericsson

GH198 (11.05.1995), GF337 as Mannesmann 4044, GH388 (07.08.1996), GH688, GF788 (09.05.1997), SH888 (21.01.1999), R520m (12.12.2001)

Fairphone

FP1 (15.09.2013 pre-order, 24.01.2014 delivery)
FP3+ (21.08.2021 ordered with /e/OS, 17.09.2021 delivery)
FP4 5G (30.09.2021 pre-order, 10.12.2021 delivery)

HTC

Desire (26.01.2011), Desire HD (16.03.2011, 29.10.2012, 31.10.2012)

Motorola

StarTAC 85 (22.10.1997), MPx200 (20.04.2004), RAZR V3 (10.12.2004), SLVR L7 (17.02.2006), KRZR K1 GSM (08.10.2006), RAZR² V8 Luxury Edition (31.01.2008), Milestone (15.04.2010), Milestone 2 (22.11.2010)

Nokia

2110 (25.03.1994), PT11 (23.11.1994), 8110 (04.02.1997), PT11nf turquoise (27.01.1998), 6130 (04.07.1998), PT11nf black, 6110, 6310, 6310i silver, 8210 red (28.01.2000), 7110 (22.03.2000), 6210 (06.10.2000), 8210 blue (24.03.2001), 6250 (05.07.2001), 3330, 6600 (15.01.2004), 7600 (12.02.2004), 1112 dark blue, E71 white steel (15.11.2008), 6303 classic steel silver (06.01.2010), 6303 classic matt black (03.02.2010)

Orbitel

Portable TPU900D (05.12.1992)

Panasonic

GD90 blue-black-metallic (23.09.1999)
GD90 champagner-gold (03.06.2000)
X100 (28.12.2004)

Philips

PR 800 (first handset with implemented answering machine!)

Samsung

SGH-S300 (17.02.2003), SGH-S300M (12.02.2004)
SGH-P300 (22.03.2006)
Galaxy S GT-I9000 (12.10.2010), Galaxy Note GT-N7000 (07.11.2011)

Sharp

TQ-G400 (26.09.1995)

Siemens

S4 Power, S6 (26.03.1997), S25 (07.07.1999), M50 (12/2002)

Sony Ericsson

W880i Flame Black (15.03.2007), W880i Steel Silver (03.04.2007)
U10i alias Aino (11.11.2009)

T-Mobile

MDA compact (15.02.2005)

Mobile Accessories

All devices purchased and tested by myself. Sort by brand, then chronologically (if still known, date of purchase/start of test in brackets).
Test reports are linked, otherwise this listing serves to inform which devices were or are in use.

Audio Bluetooth Adapter

with Headphone Jack or with Headphones

HiGoing

BT1002 Transmitter Receiver (04.05.2019)

Motorola

S705 SoundPilot with 3,5 mm jack for your own headphones

Samsung

Level Link Bluetooth-Dongle (14.12.2015)

Sony Ericsson

Stereo Bluetooth Headset HBH-DS970 (20.03.2007)
Stereo Bluetooth Receiver HBH-DS220 (06.04.2009)

Bluetooth Headsets

Jabra

Supreme+ Bluetooth Headset (14.03.2013)

Logitech

Mobile Freedom Bluetooth Headset (22.03.2006)

Plantronics

Voyager PRO (09.09.2010), M50 (29.12.2011), M70 (04.06.2016)

Mobile Broadband Modems

Huawei

K3520 Vodafone Mobile Connect USB Stick (09.09.2008)
Telekom Speedstick LTE III (23.08.2013)

Nokia

PC-Card D211 (21.06.2002)

Novatel Wireless

Merlin U530 (02.07.2004)
Merlin U630 Vodafone Mobile Connect Card UMTS (17.02.2006)

Portable Battery Charger (Power Bank)

Anker

PowerCore Edge 20000mAh (16.08.2016)
Anker PowerCore Slim5000mAh (11.02.2017)

BlackBerry

Z10 Battery Charger Bundle Extra Battery Charger + Battery LS1 (06.06.2013)

just mobile

Gum Pro PP-08 Portable USB Power Pack (26.11.2010 + 06.06.2013)

Motorola

P790 Portable Charger

Nokia

Extra Power DC-8 (external Battery Case for Battery Size AA – all specimens w/o function)

Memory Cards

SanDisk

Extreme Plus microSDXC 64 GB UHS-I Class 10 80 MB/s (05.12.2013)
Ultra microSDXC 128 GB UHS-I Class 10 30 MB/s (07.05.2014 + 05.06.2014)
Ultra microSDXC 128 GB UHS-I Class 10 48 MB/s (22.09.2014 + 02.12.2014)
Ultra microSDXC 200 GB UHS-I Class 10 90 MB/s (19.10.2015)
Extreme Pro microSDXC 400 GB UHS-I Class 3 170 MB/s (27.09.2021)

Keyword list: /e/, AP, BlackBerry, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Headset, IP, Memory Card, Mobile Broadband Modem, Mobile Phone, Mobiles, PC, Tips, iPhone