Flashback: Nokia's Touch and Type blurred the lines between smart and feature phones
The division between smartphones and feature phones has often been murky. In the past, it used to be about how well the device ran user-installed apps and games, these days it's mostly touch screen vs. keypad. But there always were devices that straddled the line between those two categories.
Nokia X3-02 Touch and Type official photos
Before Nokia released the no-quite-smartphone Asha phones, there were the two Touch and Type models. As we said, these phones tried to have it both ways. The Nokia X3-02 and C3-01 both came out in late 2010.
What made them special was that...