20 Vintage Smartphones We Still Love

In this post, we look at the 20 vintage smartphones we could still actually use. From Huawei to Samsung to the legendary Nokia Lumia, this list contains devices you will love if you don’t already. For insight on the latest smartphones, go here.

1. Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei P30 Pro

The Huawei P30 Pro phone was released with the Android 9.0 (Pie) system and was launched on 2019-04-15. It was equipped with a 64-bit HiSilicon Kirin 980 CPU, 8 GB of RAM memory, and a Mali-G76 MP10 graphics chipset. It is 158 / 73.4 mm in size, with a 6.47 inches (16.43 cm) OLED 19.5:9 screen, which has a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. The cellphone is geared with 256 gigabytes of built-in memory, the amount which can be bolstered by memory cards with a capacity of up to 256 GB. P30 Pro is equipped with a front camera of 32-megapixel resolution and Bluetooth version 5. P30 Pro offers a nano-SIM slot and a USB Type-C audio output. It has a 4200 mAh Li-Polymer capacity battery. This Huawei telephone has a screen ratio of 88.41% and is 8.4 millimeters thick.

Smartphone specifications:

water-resistant: yes water-resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meters)

LTE: available

SIM 2: nano (hybrid)

Fingerprint: yes

Radio reception: no

Wireless recharging: yes

NFC: yes

2. HTC One M10

HTC One M10

The HTC One M10, a true vintage smartphone, is equipped with the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) system and was released on 2016-06-16. It was geared with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 4 GB of RAM, and an Adreno 530 graphics chipset. It is 145.9 by 71.9 mm in size, with a 5.2 inches (13.21 cm) S-LCD 5 16:09 display, supporting a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. The cellphone is equipped with 32 gigabytes of internal storage space, the amount which can be bolstered by additional memory cards with a capacity of up to 1 TB. One M10 has a selfie camera of 5 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 4.2. One M10 has been equipped with a nano-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It has a 3000 mAh Li-Polymer capacity battery. This HTC telephone has a screen-to-body ratio of 70.89 percent and is 9 mm thick.

Smartphone features:

Waterproof: no

LTE support: available

Dual-sim (2nd SIM size): none

Fingerprint: yes

FM radio: no

Inductive charging: no

Near Field Communication (NFC): yes

3. Nokia Lumia 730

Nokia Lumia 730

The Nokia Lumia 730 is geared with the Windows Phone 8.1 system and was put on sale on 2017-10-06. It was equipped with a 32-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset, 1 GB of RAM, and an Adreno 305 video card. It is 134.7 by 68.5 mm in size, with a 4.7 inches (11.94 cm) OLED 16:09 screen, which supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The smartphone has 8 GB of internal memory and supports additional storage cards of up to 128 GB. Lumia 730 has a selfie camera of 5 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 4. Lumia 730 has a micro-SIM size slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It’s equipped with a 2220 mAh Li-ion capacity battery. The Nokia phone has a screen ratio of 65.85 percent and is 8.7 mm thick.

Other features:

Water-resistance: no

LTE: not available

SIM 2: none

Fingerprint security: no

Radio: yes

Wireless charger: no

NFC (Near Field Communication): yes

4. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone is geared with the Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) system and was released on 2017-09-22. It was geared with a 64-bit Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 chipset, 6 GB of RAM memory and a Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. The smartphone is 162.5 / 74.8 mm in size, with a 6.3 inches (16 cm) Super AMOLED 18.5:9 screen, which supports a resolution of 2960×1440. The mobile device is equipped with 64 gigabytes of internal memory and supports storage cards of up to 256 GB. Galaxy Note 8 is equipped with a selfie camera of 8 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 5. Galaxy Note 8 has a nano-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It has a 3300 mAh Li-ion electric battery. The Samsung smartphone has a screen ratio of 83.24 percent and is 8.6 millimeters thick.

Other features:

Water-resistance: yes water-resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meters)

4G bands: available

SIM 2: nano (hybrid)

Fingerprint sensor: yes

Radio reception: no

Wireless charging: yes

NFC: yes

5. Samsung Z3

Samsung Z3

The Samsung Z3 mobile device is geared with the Tizen 2.4 system and was put on sale on 2015-10-21. It was equipped with a 32-bit Spreadtrum SC7730 processor, 1 GB RAM, and a Mali-400 MP2 graphics chip. The telephone is 141.6 / 70 mm in size, with a 5 inches (12.7 cm) Super AMOLED 16:09 display, supporting a resolution of 1280×720. The smartphone is geared with 8 gigabytes of built-in memory and supports an additional external memory of up to 128 GB. Z3 has a selfie camera of 5-megapixel resolution and Bluetooth version 4.1. Z3 has a micro-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It has a 2600 mAh Li-ion

 capacity battery. The Samsung cellphone has a screen ratio of 69.37 percent and is 7.9 millimeters thick.

Other parameters:

Water-resistance: no

4G network: not available

Dual-sim (2nd SIM size): micro

Fingerprint security: no

Radio: yes

Wireless charger: no

NFC (Near Field Communication): no

6. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus phone is equipped with the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system and was released on 2019-03-08. It was geared with a 64-bit Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 processor, 8 GB of RAM, and a Mali-G76 MP12 video chipset. The telephone is 157.6 / 74.1 mm in size, with a 6.4 inches (16.26 cm) Dynamic AMOLED 19:09 display, supporting a resolution of 3040×1440 pixels. The smartphone is geared with 128 gigabytes of internal memory and supports memory cards with a capacity of up to 512 GB. Galaxy S10 Plus has a front camera of 10 MP and Bluetooth version 5. Galaxy S10 Plus has a nano-SIM card slot and a 3.5 mm audio socket. It’s equipped with a 4100 mAh Li-ion electric battery. The Samsung phone has a screen ratio of 87.11 percent and is 7.8 mm thick.

Smartphone specifications:

Water-resistance: yes water-resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meters)

4G bands: available

SIM 2: nano (hybrid)

Unlock with fingerprint: yes

Radio: no

Wireless charging: yes

NFC (Near Field Communication): yes

7. Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

The Samsung Galaxy S III is equipped with the Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system and was released on 2012-05-29. It was equipped with a 32-bit Samsung Exynos 4 chipset, 1 GB of RAM, and a Mali-400 MP4 video chipset. The smartphone is 136.6 by 70.6 mm in size, with a 4.8 inches (12.19 cm) Super AMOLED 16:09 display, which provides a user with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The mobile device is equipped with 16 GB of internal storage space, which can be upgraded by memory cards of up to 64 GB. Galaxy S III is equipped with a selfie camera of 1.9 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 4. Galaxy S III has a micro-SIM size slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It’s equipped with a 2100 mAh Li-ion storage battery. This Samsung phone has a screen-to-body ratio of 65.71 percent and is 8.6 millimeters thick.

Phone parameters:

Water-resistance: no

LTE: not available

Dual-sim (2nd SIM size): none

Fingerprint security: no

FM radio: yes

Wireless recharging: no

NFC (Near Field Communication): yes

8. Xiaomi Mi A3

Xiaomi Mi A3

The Xiaomi Mi A3 smartphone is geared with the Android 9.0 (Pie) system and was launched on 2019-08-23. It was equipped with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU, 4 GB RAM, and an Adreno 610 GPU. The mobile device is 153.4 / 71.85 mm in size, with a 6.08 inches (15.44 cm) Super AMOLED 19.5:9 display, which offers a resolution of 1560×720. The smartphone is equipped with 64 GB of internal memory and supports memory cards with a capacity of up to 256 GB. Mi A3 is equipped with a selfie camera of 32 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 5. Mi A3 offers a nano-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm headphone socket. It has a 4030 mAh Li-ion storage battery. This Xiaomi telephone has a screen ratio of 82.15% and is 8.4 mm thick.

Phone specifications:

Xater-resistant: yes splash proof

4G network: available

Dual-sim (2nd SIM size): nano (hybrid)

Fingerprint: yes

FM radio: no

Wireless charging: no

Near Field Communication (NFC): yes

9. OPPO K3

OPPO K3

The OPPO K3 cellphone was released with the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system and was released on 2019-07-23. It was geared with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 CPU, 6 GB of RAM memory and an Adreno 616 GPU. The smartphone is 161.2 by 76 mm in size, with a 6.5 inches (16.51 cm) AMOLED 19.5:9 screen, which provides a user with a resolution of 2340×1080. The cellphone is equipped with 64 gigabytes of built-in memory and supports an additional expandable memory of up to 256 GB. K3 is equipped with a front camera of 16 MP and Bluetooth version 5. K3 has been equipped with a nano-SIM size slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It’s equipped with a 3765 mAh Li-ion storage battery. The OPPO smartphone has a screen ratio of 84.47 percent and is 9.4 millimeters thick.

Smartphone features:

water-resistance: no

4G support: available

dual-sim (2nd SIM size): nano

fingerprint sensor: yes

FM radio: no

wireless charger: no

NFC (Near Field Communication): no

10. Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2

The Lenovo P2 smartphone is geared with the Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system and was released on 2017-01-11. It was geared with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset, 4 GB RAM, and an Adreno 506 graphics chip. The cellphone is 153 by 76 mm in size, with a 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) Super AMOLED 16:09 screen, which has a resolution of 1920×1080. The cellphone has 32 GB of internal storage space and supports additional memory cards of up to 128 GB. P2 is equipped with a selfie camera of 5 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 4.1. P2 has a nano-SIM size slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It has a 5100 mAh Li-Polymer storage battery. This Lenovo cellphone has a screen ratio of 71.55 percent and is 8.5 mm thick.

Phone features:

Waterproof: no

LTE: available

Dual-sim (SIM size): nano (hybrid)

Unlock with fingerprint: yes

Radio: yes

Wireless recharging: no

Near Field Communication (NFC): yes

11. Asus Zenfone 5

Asus Zenfone 5

The Asus Zenfone 5 was released with the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) operating system and was put on sale on 2014-07-30. It was equipped with a 32-bit Intel Atom Z2560 chipset, 2 GB of RAM, and a PowerVR SGX 544MP2 video chipset. It’s 148.2 by 72.8 mm in size, with a 5 inches (12.7 cm) IPS LCD 16:09 screen, which supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The smartphone is equipped with 8 GB of internal storage space and supports an additional expandable memory of up to 64 GB. Zenfone 5 is equipped with a selfie camera of 2 MP and Bluetooth version 4. Zenfone 5 has been equipped with a micro-SIM card slot and a 3.5 mm headphone connector. It has a 2110 mAh Li-Polymer electric battery. The Asus telephone has a screen-to-body ratio of 63.73% and is 10.3 mm thick.

Phone parameters:

Water-resistance: no

4G network: not available

Dual-sim (SIM size): micro

Unlock with fingerprint: no

FM radio: yes

Wireless charging: no

NFC: no

12. LG V30

LG V30

The LG V30 telephone was released with the Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) operating system and was launched on 2017-11-14. It was geared with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset, 4 GB RAM, and an Adreno 540 graphics chip. It’s 151.7 / 75.4 mm in size, with a 6 inches (15.24 cm) P-OLED 18:09 display, which has a resolution of 2880×1440. The smartphone has 64 GB of built-in memory, which can be upgraded by memory cards of up to 2 TB. V30 is equipped with a front camera of 5-megapixel resolution and Bluetooth version 5. V30 offers a nano-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm audio output. It has a 3300 mAh Li-ion electric battery. The LG phone has a screen ratio of 81.22 percent and is 7.3 millimeters thick.

Phone specifications:

Waterproof: yes water resistant

4G support: available

SIM 2: nano

Fingerprint security: yes

Radio reception: no

Wireless charging: yes

NFC: yes

13. Blackberry DTEK70

Blackberry DTEK70

The Blackberry DTEK70 mobile device was released with the Android 7.1 (Nougat) operating system and was launched on 2017-04-27. It was geared with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 processor, 3 GB RAM, and an Adreno 506 video card. The smartphone is 149.3 / 72.5 mm in size, with a 4.5 inches (11.43 cm) IPS LCD 03:02 display, offering a resolution of 1620×1080. The smartphone is equipped with 32 gigabytes of internal memory and supports an additional external memory of up to 2 TB. DTEK70 is equipped with a front camera of 8-megapixel resolution and Bluetooth version 4.2. DTEK70 has been equipped with a nano-SIM card slot and a 3.5 mm headphone socket. It’s equipped with a 3505 mAh Li-ion electric battery. The Blackberry phone has a screen ratio of 55.81% and is 9.4 mm thick.

Phone features:

Water-resistance: no

4G network: available

Dual-sim (SIM size): none

Fingerprint sensor: yes

Radio: yes

Cordless charging: no

NFC: yes

14. Motorola Moto X Play

Motorola Moto X Play

The Motorola Moto X Play telephone is equipped with the Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system and was launched on 2015-09-14. It was equipped with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 CPU, 2 GB RAM, and an Adreno 405 video card. The telephone is 148 by 75 mm in size, with a 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) IPS LCD 16:09 screen, which has a resolution of 1920×1080. The smartphone is geared with 32 GB of internal memory, which can be upgraded by an additional external memory of up to 128 GB. Moto X Play has a front camera of 5-megapixel resolution and Bluetooth version 4. Moto X Play has been equipped with a nano-SIM card slot and a 3.5 mm headphone socket. It has a 3630 mAh Li-ion electric battery. The Motorola cellphone has a screen-to-body ratio of 74.95 percent and is 10.9 millimeters thick.

Other features:

Waterproof: yes splashproof

LTE support: available

Dual-sim (2nd SIM size): nano

Fingerprint: no

Radio: yes

Cordless charging: no

Near Field Communication (NFC): yes

15. ZTE Blade V6

ZTE Blade V6

The ZTE Blade V6 is equipped with the Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) operating system and was launched on 2016-07-26. It was geared with a 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 chipset, 2 GB of RAM memory, and a Mali-T720 MP2 graphics processing unit. It’s 142 by 69.5 mm in size, with a 5 inches (12.7 cm) IPS LCD 16:9 screen, which supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The phone has 16 gigabytes of built-in memory, which can be upgraded by an additional external memory of up to 128 GB. Blade V6 has a selfie camera of 5 MP and Bluetooth version 4.1. Blade V6 offers a standard SIM card slot and a 3.5 mm headphone socket. It’s equipped with a 2200 mAh Li-Polymer storage battery. This ZTE phone has a screen ratio of 69.67 percent and is 6.8 mm thick.

Phone specifications:

Waterproof: no

4G bands: available

Dual-sim (SIM size): standard

Fingerprint: no

Radio: yes

Cordless charging: no

NFC (Near Field Communication): no

16. Sony Xperia Z3

Sony Xperia Z3

The Sony Xperia Z3 mobile device was released with the Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat) operating system and was launched on 2014-09-25. It was equipped with a 32-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC CPU, 3 GB of RAM memory, and an Adreno 330 graphics processing unit. The cellphone is 146 / 72 mm in size, with a 5.2 inches (13.21 cm) IPS LCD 16:09 display, supporting a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The cellphone is geared with 16 GB of built-in memory, which can be upgraded by additional storage cards of up to 256 GB. Xperia Z3 has a front camera of 2.2 MP resolution and Bluetooth version 4. Xperia Z3 has a nano-SIM size slot and a 3.5 mm audio socket. It’s equipped with a 3100 mAh Li-ion storage battery. The Sony telephone has a screen-to-body ratio of 70.75 percent and is 7.3 millimeters thick.

Phone features:

Waterproof: yes water-resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meters)

4G support: available

Dual-sim (SIM size): none

Unlock with fingerprint: no

Radio reception: yes

Inductive charging: no

NFC: yes

17. Moto G5 Plus

Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 Plus cellphone is geared with the Android 7.0 (Nougat) operating system and was launched on 2017-03-15. It was geared with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset, 3 GB RAM, and an Adreno 506 graphics card. It is 150.2 by 74 mm in size, with a 5.2 inches (13.21 cm) IPS LCD 16:09 display, which offers a resolution of 1920×1080. The smartphone is geared with 16 GB of internal storage space and supports memory cards of up to 256 GB. G5 Plus is equipped with a selfie camera of 5 MP and Bluetooth version 4.2. G5 Plus has a nano-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm headphone socket. It has a 3000 mAh Li-ion storage battery. The Moto phone has a screen ratio of 66.91 percent and is 7.7 mm thick.

Smartphone parameters:

Water-resistant: yes splash proof

LTE: available

Dual-sim (SIM size): nano

Fingerprint sensor: yes

Radio reception: no

Cordless charging: no

NFC: yes

18. Acer Liquid Jade Primo

Acer Liquid Jade Primo

The Acer Liquid Jade Primo is equipped with the Windows Mobile 10 operating system and was launched on 2015-09-01. It was equipped with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 CPU, 3 GB RAM and an Adreno 418 graphics processing unit. The telephone is 156.5 by 75.9 mm in size, with a 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) AMOLED 16:09 display, which has a resolution of 1920×1080. The mobile device is geared with 32 GB of internal storage space and supports an additional external memory of up to 128 GB. Liquid Jade Primo is equipped with a front camera of 8 MP and Bluetooth version 4.2. Liquid Jade Primo offers a nano-SIM slot and a 3.5 mm audio socket. It’s equipped with a 3000 mAh Li-Polymer battery. The Acer smartphone has a screen ratio of 70.2 percent and is 8.4 millimeters thick.

Smartphone specifications:

Water-resistant: no

LTE support: available

Dual-sim (SIM size): nano

Fingerprint sensor: no

FM radio: no

Cordless charging: no

NFC (Near Field Communication): no

19. Honor 8 Pro

Honor 8 Pro

The Honor 8 Pro phone was released with the Android 7.0 (Nougat) system and was released on 2017-07-10. It was equipped with a 64-bit HiSilicon Kirin 960 CPU, 6 GB of RAM memory and a Mali-G71 MP8 graphics chip. The smartphone is 157 / 77.5 mm in size, with a 5.7 inches (14.48 cm) IPS LCD 16:09 display, which has a resolution of 2560×1440. The cellphone is geared with 128 gigabytes of internal storage space and can be further upgraded by additional memory cards with a capacity of up to 128 GB. 8 Pro is equipped with a selfie camera of 8 MP and Bluetooth version 4.2. 8 Pro offers a nano-SIM card slot and a 3.5 mm audio socket. It has a 4000 mAh Li-Polymer battery. This Honor telephone has a screen ratio of 73.44% and is 6.9 millimeters thick.

Phone parameters:

Water-resistance: no

4G support: available

SIM 2: nano (hybrid)

Fingerprint sensor: yes

Radio: no

Wireless charger: no

NFC: yes

20. Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is equipped with the Android 9.0 (Pie) system and was put on sale on 2018-12-03. It was equipped with a 64-bit HiSilicon Kirin 980 CPU, 6 GB of RAM memory and a Mali-G76 MP10 graphics processing unit. The mobile device is 157.8 by 72.3 mm in size, with a 6.39 inches (16.23 cm) OLED 19.5:9 display, which has a resolution of 3120×1440. The phone is equipped with 128 GB of internal storage space, which can be upgraded by memory cards with a capacity of up to 256 GB. Mate 20 Pro is equipped with a selfie camera of 24 MP and Bluetooth version 5. Mate 20 Pro offers a nano-SIM card slot and a USB Type-C audio output. It’s equipped with a 4200 mAh Li-Polymer battery. The Huawei cellphone has a screen ratio of 87.66% and is 8.6 millimeters thick.

Smartphone features:

Waterproof: yes water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meters)

4G support: available

Dual-sim (2nd SIM size): nano (hybrid)

Fingerprint: yes

Radio reception: no

Wireless charging: yes

Near Field Communication (NFC): yes

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