"My first cell phone 'was' just a phone..(old phone, I am now not using it anymore.)

It was quite bulky and heavy.(old phone, I am now not using it anymore.)

I am now using smartphone now.

I think, first cell phone is still just a phone and bulky and heavy.

So I think, my first cell phone is just a phone and it is quite bulky and heavy.

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Use "was", the old cell phone is not around, it is in the past.

The exception would be when you have both the old phone and new phone.

My first cell phone was bulky. Now I have a smartphone.

This is my first phone. It is big and bulky. My new phone is a smartphone.

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