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Top 5 MP3 mobile phones

Do you wish you could to listen to music as well as make phone calls on your handset? Here are five of the best MP3-playng mobile phones.

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Top 5 MP3 Phones
Do you wish you could to listen to music as well as make phone calls on your handset? Here are five of the best MP3-playng mobile phones.

With seemingly endless technology being tacked on to mobile phones these days, some mobile phone manufacturers have missed a very important feature: music. Many users don't want Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, photos, e-mail or the Internet on their mobile but whether or not the phone has an MP3 player is often the deciding factor.

Take a look at our top picks of mobile phones that double as MP3 players.

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1. 

Motorola E398

The Good: Simple, stylish design; large, bright screen; stereo sound for MP3s; VGA camera with flash; expandable memory
The Bad:
No video recording function; no FM radio; joystick can be fiddly
The Bottom Line: Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.

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1. 

Nokia 6230

The Good: Lightweight, no-fuss exterior; bright 65K-colour display; Bluetooth connectivity; built-in FM radio
The Bad:
Flimsy back cover; fiddly navigation key
The Bottom Line: If you veer towards simplicity when it comes to the aesthetics of your phone, and you're after an all-round business and leisure mobile, the 6230 might take some beating.

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2. 

Sony Ericsson K700i 
 
The Good: Bright colour display; integrated VGA camera; FM radio; MP3 player
The Bad: No memory expansion slot
The Bottom Line: Sony Ericsson's K700i is a stylish little phone with a top notch screen and a host of features to keep you entertained while staying connected.

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2. 

LG U8110 
 
The Good: Compact, 3G-capable phone; dual displays; good battery life for a 3G phone
The Bad:
No expansion slot for memory cards; external antenna
The Bottom Line: Available on 3, LG's U8110 is a clamshell mobile phone that supports video calls and has a MP3 player onboard.

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5. 

Siemens SX1
 
The Good: Built on Symbian platform; Bluetooth; PDA functionality; 64MB MMC card
The Bad:
Awkward button layout
The Bottom Line: If you can get used to the crazy keypad, this is an excellent phone and a bit of an ice breaker to boot.

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