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Nokia 1200 is a cheap but efficient GSM mobile phone. If you are a typical mobile phone user and you are interested in all the essential features of a handset at a pocket friendly price, then Nokia 1200 will exceed your expectation. The design of the handset is near perfect with an easy to use menu. Checkout latest Nokia Phones.

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Nokia 1200 comes with a 1.5-inch monochrome display and a dust resistant keypad. Nokia 1200 keypad is durable and can withstand lots of clicks. Although cheap, 1200 boasts mp3 grade and 32 polyphonic ringtones to give you the class that you deserve.

You can activate the loudspeaker feature when in a noisy environment. You can also use the loudspeaker feature if you want other people in the room to share in the discussion. Activating loudspeaker feature in Nokia 1200 is very easy; simply press the right soft key when answering a call. However, do not place the handset near your ear with the loudspeaker activated.

Nokia 1200 has a built-in flashlight, which comes handy. You can use the built-in flashlight to look for your vital assets in the dark. If you live in Nigeria or any other country with erratic power supply you will appreciate a flashlight on your handset. However, do not use 1200’s flashlight near inflammable substances like when refuelling your generator.

Nokia 1200 has long talk time. A fully charged battery can last for more than five days for a typical user. In fact, a typical user can use 1200 with just one bar for more than two days. But that is not where the good news ends, the GSM phone also has fast battery charging time. You can fully charge up your Nokia 1200 battery in about 45 minutes.

This you will find useful if you live in Nigeria or any other country facing an energy crisis. This simply means that your one hour ration of electric power per day will be enough to fully charge your mobile phone and keep you talking for the next five days even if there is no power supply during the period. If you buy a Nokia 1200 your handset will never be off due to low battery.

Nokia 1200 comes with a feature that helps you manage your call cost. Before making any call you can set how long you want the call to last. To do this you have to activate the ‘Call trackers’ feature of this handset. This is found under ‘cost settings’ under ‘settings’. Once you activate Call Tracker feature to ‘Time tracker’ the phone will query you on how long each call would last. Note that what you enter in response to the query is the maximum allowed time; you can still use the ‘End’ button to terminate the call before the set time.

If you are one of those people that love making one-minute calls, you will find this Call Tracker feature very useful. Similarly if your friends often ask you for a chance to make one minute calls but always end up spending more than two minutes on the mobile phone, Nokia 1200 is for you.

Nokia 1200 supports more than one phonebook. Multi-phonebook feature enables more than one person to use of Nokia 1200 phone each creating his/her own phonebook. Five phonebooks can be created in all. Note however that contacts stored in your SIM cannot be supported by multi-phonebook feature. Only contacts saved in the phone’s memory is supported by the multi-phone book feature.

Nokia 1200 is excellent for SMS messaging. One great messaging feature is the ‘Distribution list’. This allows the user to send the same message to a list of contacts that he/she has earlier created. You can also set the time you want a message to be sent. You can type a message today and schedule it for delivery tomorrow.

You can also send messages written in local languages. Nigerian models of Nokia 1200, support Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba languages, empowering owners to express themselves in their mother tongue. The manual also come written in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. In fact you can change the menu language to your mother tongue if you want. SMS chatting is also supported.

Nokia 1200 comes with some exciting games. We found the soccer league game very engaging. In the soccer league game you get to play three matches to qualify for the quarter final from your group (group A). Top two teams from each group qualify for the quarter finals. Subsequent wins will take you further in the game. The computer randomly selects the teams you play from the quarter finals.

You can choose your team; unfortunately Nigeria is not an option. Options available include Argentina, Brazil, France, Spain, and China. However, Nigeria is one of the teams included in the game. If you are looking for an exciting computer game to wind down the time with, checkout the soccer league game. Other great games loaded in Nokia 1200 include the Snake Xenzia and Rapid Roll.

The price of Nokia 1200 may vary depending on your location in Nigeria. It is safe to say that prices will range between 3,000 Naira and 4,500 Naira.

Other features/specifications of Nokia 1200 include:
  • 12 months Nokia Warranty for handset
  • 6 months warranty for included battery and charger
  • Price range: N3,000 - N4,500
  • Calendar type: Gregorian, Hijri or Automatic
  • Loud Speaker
  • Dust resistant keypads
  • Mp3-grade and 32 polyphonic ringtones
  • Text Chat
  • 20 missed calls list
  • Call history list: 5 per entry
  • Games: Soccer league (great game), Snake Xenzia, Rapid roll
  • Delivery report: Receive SMS confirmation when the person you just sent an SMS receives your text
  • Screened message
  • Message counter
  • Number screening
  • Message Signature
  • Demo: learn how to make call, receive call, send SMS, set alarm and
  • ringtones




  • Composer




  • Key Guard




Nokia 1200 is available at all authorised dealer shops throughout Nigeria. The major advantage of buying your Nokia 1200 from an authorized dealer is that you are guaranteed to buy a genuine product. You also get a one year warranty on any product you buy plus good after sales services. You will also buy at the cheapest price. For more information on Nokia dealers, stores, sales outlets and shops in Nigeria, visit our Nokia dealer page.

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