Remember the days of using your indestructible and long battery-life Nokia? Perhaps you just want a phone with a physical keypad to make calls, or want to buy an easy to use phone for your parents. In a world of smart phones, there are still many advantages of having a classic phone. Manufacturers have realised this and are now producing modern bar and flip phones with many decent features – while still remaining at a cheap price.

We’ll have a look at some of the best classic phones in the list below. Note that all the phones in this list offer 3G, so they are still able to connect to Telstra’s 3G network after the shutdown of their 2G network late last year, and will also be able to connect to Optus and Vodafone’s 3G network after their planned shutdowns later this year.

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