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Updated by Michael Brown on May 22, 2013
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Best Mobile Phone Film Cameo's

Countless mobile phones have made starring appearances in our favorite films and this list features the most memorable and inspiring of such appearances.

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Nokia 7110 - The Matrix (1999)

Nokia 7110 - The Matrix (1999)

The Nokia 7110 was one of the original mobile phones to take a cameo role in a movie and captured the imagination of viewers with its futuristic spring-release slider. The phone in the movie was actually the Nokia 8110 but Nokia launched the 7110 to coincide with the films launch and so this will be known as the Matrix phone forever more.

Sony Xperia T - James Bond Skyfall (2012)

Blatantly marketed by Sony, the Xperia T features in the 23rd edition of the James Bond movies, SkyFall. At least four other Sony mobile phones have made cameo roles along with a whole host of Nokia ones.

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Motorola Droid - Scream 4 (2011)

Motorola Droid - Scream 4 (2011)

The Motorola Droid joined the cast of Scream 4 in its trailer. At the time the film was released the Motorola Droid was already aged by a couple of years and newer models had been released. The design included a popular slide-out keyboard for those who love to text, Tweet and email.

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Nokia Lumia 900 - Batman Dark Night Rises (2012)

Nokia Lumia 900 - Batman Dark Night Rises (2012)

The Nokia Lumia 900 made a recent appearance in the 2012 Batman film The Dark Knight Rises. The Lumia range from Nokia sported Microsoft’s Windows Phone Operating System and a limited edition was released with the Batman logo etched into the design.

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Nokia 8210 - Charlie’s Angels (2000)

Nokia 8210 - Charlie’s Angels (2000)

The Nokia 8210 was one of the first phones to move into the “fashion accessory” category with a changeable front cover and each of the ladies in Charlie’s Angels movie had their own personal colour. Other movies added the 8210 to the line-up in their films including About a Boy and Cats and Dogs.

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Dell Streak 5 - Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011)

Dell Streak 5 - Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011)

Nathan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, used the Dell Streak 5 in this Mission Impossible movie taking the phone/tablet to new heights of popularity. The phone showed off its high tech gadgetry by displaying building layouts. The Dell Streak 5 itself can tough out those missions thanks to Corning Gorilla glass which protects the large 5-inch display.

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LG Optimus V - The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011)

LG Optimus V - The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011)

The LG Optimus V, known as the Optimus One in the UK, was seen being used by two of the lead characters in the Twilight Saga. Both Edward, played by Robert Pattison, and Bella, played by Kristen Stewart, uses the phone in multiple scenes of the film. The Optimus V was one of the first smartphones to bring the virtual QWERTY keypad to the user taking the physical keyboard away and placing it on the touchscreen.