Ugly Phones in Pretty Pink Dresses

In the Hutong
Watching “Trading Places” for the 95th Time
2137 hrs.

Nokia introduced its 5070 in two colors each .

And the same for it’s 5700.

Wow. Colors.

See, the phones are still fat, still boring, and still ugly. But they have colors.

This is what they call design innovation?

No wonder Nokia is building a reputation as an “old man’s handset.”

Let’s face it: Nokia phones are only for people who couldn’t give a damn what their phones look like. And it appears the numbers of those people are falling worldwide.


About David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.
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