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Nokia 2720 Fold

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If you're looking for a basic phone at a bargain, you may have found it in the Nokia 2720 Fold. Decent call quality and usability are all we'd expect for just $20 from T-Mobile and $10 with AT&T (both with two-year agreements), but the Fold folds in more.
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On the front of the Fold you'll find the speaker and a black-and-white external display. When it goes dark, as it is here, pressing the volume rocker relights the screen.

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The Nokia Fold's spines are fairly bare. The right spine features a volume rocker, Nokia's proprietary charger port, and a small flash connector for specialized accessories. The left spine houses a 2.5 millimeter headset jack, which is smaller than the standard, but not a major detriment to the phone.
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The Nokia Fold is about 8.5 inches tall when open, with a camera lens on the back.
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The 1.3-megapixel camera is welcome in a phone of this basic caliber, though don't expect a high-resolution image. To the Fold's credit, Nokia also added in a camcorder for shooting video clips.
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While not the shortest flip phone we've seen, the Fold is light and manageable in the hand. We should note that its glossy, mirrored surface smudges easily and often.
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We had no problems slipping the Nokia Fold into a pocket.
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