It’s not even fair to compare the old phones to the new ones. After all, the capabilities of the old brick phones versus smart phones are simply too far apart. However, you simply can’t ignore the fact that older phones are more durable than smartphones. Drop them a little and the screen breaks. The phone snaps if you sit on it. Their life span is also incredibly short. They can basically do only about 21 months before you need to replace them.
In fact, many consider that Apple Watch could be a blunder for Apple, considering the price is still expensive and sales in its initial stage is not too smooth.