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PC Mag Feb 25, 2013

It's a successor to the Nokia 1280, which has been very popular around the world with basic users. And this phone is about as basic as you can get. It has a super tiny 1.4-inch, 128-by-128-pixel display. At least it's colorful, with bright, big icons, which make it easy to navigate.

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CNET Aug 21, 2013

I'm still not sure why the 105 lacks a volume rocker, and I never grew used to the D-pad's missing central select button for navigational ease. For 20 bucks, you can't really go wrong, so long as you understand the 105's limitations as an extremely no-frills device.

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SlashGear Feb 27, 2013

Each of the things this device aims to be, it is. You’ve got a super tiny unit with a perfectly classic industrial design and the ability to make phone calls and texts. What more could the average mobile phone user want?

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phoneArena Feb 25, 2013

The Nokia 105 comes in the now typical for the Finns cyan and black. It is also built to last - durable and with a rubbery splash-proof keypad. The keys are big and easy to press, and overall it feels sturdy. It is a bit thick, though, accommodating for that fairly large battery.

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TechRadar Feb 25, 2013

It's very much a back up, emergency phone which is capable of taking some knocks and deliver a battery life which can last you a month, but it won't be able to offer the experience we've come to expect from our mobile phones today.

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