The NEC L1 has a slim profile and some nice features, but it ultimately can't compare to better-equipped thin phones.
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If you're hoping like we are that the thin phone craze is nearing its end, we have some bad news for you. The skinny cell trend that was born out of the Motorola Razr shows no signs of abating. Samsung and