A black, early-model cellular phone is photographed on a white
background. This phone, a Nokia Mobira manufactured in the 1980s,
is considerably bulkier than today's sleek, modern styles. While this
could, perhaps, be stored in a large purse or bag, it would be very
difficult to carry in a pocket.
Chicago police said detectives have been unable to obtain cell phone records to "independently verify" a key part of Smollett's story - that he was talking with his manager by phone at the time he was accosted.
Yahoo. Friday, 01 Feb 2019 00:08:01 -0500.