Used one back in the early naughties. Back then the phone was way ahead of its time. Few phones could match the features the r380 had
i had oen i love dit it worked ..took it overseas it worked .
email wap ...wow ..LOL..ballistic writing was awesome could join conference calls etc had the chippery .
still miss it .
great form factor .Looks like a phone but what ..wait...no ... it was super-phone
Ericsson R380s VS. N, 19 Aug 2001Ericsson R380s is (best) but Nokia 9210 is (BETTER)!!!.Comments from the millenium is so funny. This must be what it felt like when future generation reads our comments. "This phone is better than that phone!" Lol. Oh, wait. Back then human dont use LOL. I mean, hahahaha. Future people probably using emojis. Sorry, gsmarena havent support emojis, not even in 2016.
i love this i am a student a i want this to experience pda goodness and wap on monochrome screen to check my facebook account,wait facebook for this.but it's only used to check your email or some yahoo,wait another modern age.simply amazing.but it's archaic or obsolete for a modern time or today.
ERICSSON, 17 Aug 2014This was the truly first functional smartphone with a truly OS!!!a symbian OS monophone!
I had this back on 2000, it was the peak of technology that time, i used it till 2003 when my ex-gf throw it at me, thank god without any luck, and hit the wall, it was its last day! But i still remember the day i bought it!!
The Simon wasn't a Smartphone, just lacked a keypad and had a touchscreen
Albeit the first Smartphone was nokia 9000 on 1997
kemi242, 16 Feb 2014No. The IBM Simon predates it by 6 years.This was the truly first functional smartphone with a truly OS!!!
SRBJA, 02 Jan 2014Is this first touchsrcreen phone ever ??????????No. The IBM Simon predates it by 6 years.
The EPOC32 operating system, at the time simply referred to as EPOC, was later renamed Symbian OS by wikipedia
I used it many times . bought it for three times. Last used it four years ago. Great phone with design ahead of the time. Ericsson love you. Best phone ever. Still buy if i get it. Erivsson pleaee come back and give us some very new smart phones based on this design.