A whole range of mobile experiences

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I am amused when people see me with a budget smartphone. Their immediate reaction is to wonder what I am doing with such a lowly device. I find it amusing because my interest in mobile has nothing to do with a desire to own expensive or rich toys. My interest is based on a love for mobile and what they can do. For me, that means, all kinds of mobile – flagships, high-end, mid-range, and budget.

I have a had a rich history of using all types. For example, as far back as 2003/4, I owned a Sony Ericsson T230, pictured below:

Sony Ericsson T230

Among others, I have also owned and used the following budget and mid-range phones:

I believe that a holistic experience of the whole gamut of mobile devices gives one a good grasp of what is going on in the industry, as compared to having experience with only high-end devices. One is able to understand and identify with the issues that users face at every level – and they differ from category to category, and sometimes from brand to brand.

It may be fun driving a Nissan GT-R, but the driver who knows the workings of a Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Accent as well and can pull stunts with them within their own limits as he can commandeer a Nissan GT-R is the one who really loves driving – and the better equipped driver.

I continue my legacy of handling ALL kinds of mobile devices. They thrill me, challenge me, and open up different vistas to me. So when next you see me with say a budget Windows Phone or Android smartphone, smile and remember why I am called Mister Mobility by friends and foe alike.

PS: Don’t miss these two great articles that celebrate the essence of Mobility.ng:


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