whereas in 2000 the groovy thing to have was the Nokia 9210 Communicator:
though most people were excited enough at the prospect of acquiring something like this Nokia 3310:
for which the press release from that September is now rather more quaint than the phone (which is pretty much the one I still use). The blurb began like this:
Nokia has today announced a new mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, with a unique chat function, allowing users to chat with text messages on their phones while on the move. With this innovation, Internet chat groups will no longer be confined to the desktop. The Nokia 3310 has been designed particularly for young people and the young at heart, for whom the mobile phone is an important lifestyle accessory and who are already extensively using various messaging services.