Phones without cameras

Summary:Do you work in sensitive environments where camera phones are banned? As a mobile warrior I always carry an extra non-camera phone (Nokia 2650) in case I need to visit such places.

Do you work in sensitive environments where camera phones are banned? As a mobile warrior I always carry an extra non-camera phone (Nokia 2650) in case I need to visit such places. Here are some decent phones without cameras:

BlackBerry 8707g: Yes it feels odd to use a BlackBerry to make phone calls, but it works. The latest 3G model gives you speedy access to your emails. Read the review

Nokia E61: Works like a BlackBerry but feels like a Nokia. Read the review

Nokia E60: If you prefer the traditional "candybar" form factor. Read the review

Samsung SGH-X500: Basic phone, comes with radio too. Read the review

If you frequently swap between your camera and non-camera phones, consider subscribing to the "Twin SIM" service from your mobile operator. It gives you 2 SIM cards linked to the same mobile number, as long as only one of your phones is switched on at any time.

Topics: Nokia

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Lee Lup Yuen is passionate about mobile phones and PDAs, as he is constantly buying new gadgets and programming them in J2ME, .NET, Symbian and AppForge. He has developed commercial applications with mobile technologies like SMS, MMS, WAP, 3G video streaming and location-based services.

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