The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who – Series 2

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To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I’m attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows.

If you think you’ve spotted something that’s not listed here, or think I’ve made a mistake, drop it in the comments.

You can follow along with all 10 series.

The Christmas Invasion

Only one phone of note here. The Sycorax speech is translated by Alex’s device.
An iPaq. It is displaying an alien translation.
That’s a handy view of an HP iPAQ H2210

Mickey – School Reunion

Rose’s on-again-off-again boyfriend gets an upgrade!
Mickey Smith Mickey Smith holding a flip phone.

If I’m not mistaken, a Nokia 6260
A flip phone.

Note the space bellow the screen, the central ridge on the keypad, and the black side button. Finally Rickey has a cameraphone!

Rose – Rise of the Cybermen

Rose has dumped her old phone! No doubt it gets its own spin-off series on BBC 9.
Slider phone.
The venerable Samsung D500.
Samsung.Front.JPG

2021 Update! Doomsday

In the comments, Brandon points out that this episode has a couple of phones!

Jackie Tyler hands her phone over to the Doctor.

Doctor holding Jackie's phone.

That’s a really distinctive phone. Those silver swirls going from front to back mean this is the Nokia 7260.

A Nokia phone.

And it is used to call Rose – who still has her Samsung.
Rose holding a phone which says "mum" on the caller screen.

Onwards!

That’s it for Season 2 – very light on the phone action. If you think I’ve missed any, let me know.

Don’t worry, S03 has loads!
You can follow along with all the series at https://shkspr.mobi/blog/tag/doctor-who-phones/.

9 thoughts on “The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who – Series 2

  1. Brandon Godden says:

    Not meaning to intrude, but you have missed Rose’s and Jackie Tyler’s phones used in the episode ‘Doomsday’.
    Im not sure what Jackie has, but Rose still has a Samsung (though I doubt it’s the same Samsung from The Age of steel cos that one was given to Mickey).

    1. @edent says:

      Oooh! Good spot! I’ve found Jackie’s phone at 6m 35s. You’re right – Rose still has the same one.

  2. WhoPhone says:

    Sorry to intrude, there’s a phone that Elton uses to show the LINDA gang in Love and Monsters, around the 22 minute mark in the episode!

    1. @edent says:

      Excellent spot!
      Side view of a flip phone.
      Blury view of the front of a phone.

      Not much to go on. Might be a Nokia 6131 or a Motorola V360. Will keep hunting!

  3. Sam Machin says:

    Looks to me like a Nokia 6101, threw one away juts last weekend!


  4. Sam Machin says:

    Pretty sure Orange U.K. ranged it which would be the little square branding on the bottom front of the flip


  5. Wanna say it’s a Samsung e700 – feel like I had payg one early 2000s?



  6. Marvs says:

    Yeah, I’m 99% sure it’s the e700/e720. I also had one in early 2000s




  7. Richie says:

    That hinge on the lower side – looks Samsung Z500-ish to me.


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