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Archive for December, 2008

Phillips announced Dual-SIM Xenium X710

Now Phillips comes the dual-SIM Philips Xenium X710. It supports the use of two SIM cards, obviously, and comes in a classic candybar form factor. All in all, it’s very basic, but it should be very good for those looking to save on their next phone purchase

Key features of the Philips Xenium X710 are following:

– Support communications standards: GSM: 900, 1800, 1900 MHz / EDGE, GPRS Class 10
– Dimensions: 113,6 x49, 1?16, 9 mm
– Weight: 114 gr. (without battery)
– Battery: Li-Ion, capacity of 1900 mA / h
– Messaging: SMS / MMS / E-Mail
– Display: 2.4-inch, TFT, permission 240h320 points, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
– Camera: 3 MP, CMOS (CMOS) with avtofokusom
– Sound: 64-bit tone polyphonic, MP3-ringtones, MP3 player, built-EQ
– Supported audio formats: ADPCM, AMR, Midi, MP3, SP-Midi, AAC, WAV, AAC +, WMA
– Memory: 20 MB available to user, expandable through the use of microSD memory cards (up to 8 GB
– Communications: Bluetooth (A2DP, Handsfree, Handset, Object push, FTP), USB 1.1 (Mini USB), WAP 2.0
– Support for Java MIDP 2.0
– Built in FM-radio
– The Russian-speaking menu
– Other applications: Alarm clock, calculator, stopwatch, Calendar, Calendar, Game Fantasy Kingdom, Currency Converter, My card, image editor, Sudoku game

Well, that list certainly proves that it’s at least somehow well-equipped. But how well it actually works in real life still remains to be seen. If this handset has no problems getting through production, it should be available in Russia for an affordable price.


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Once more dual-sim touchscreen phone from LG – KS660

LG introduced new LG KS660 phone. This is first touch phone by LG with a slot for two SIM-cards. As states the manufacturer, model is designed for business people with a busy schedule. Due to the fact that both cards are in one device and function of call waiting may be active for up to four calls at once.

Through touch display you can switch calls without changing Sim-cards or turn off the phone. Using the stylus, during talking you can create handwritten messages and send them immediately. Clicking on the icon of the SIM-card on the display, you can disconnect from the business line and talk with family members or friends.

Switching between digital and QWERTY-keyboards with stylus may be done automatically, depending on the needs of the user at the time of the call, creating text messages or send e-mail. The handwriting programm supports English, Ukrainian, Russian, Kazakh, Lithuanian and Estonian languages.

Full Specifications of LG KS660:

Mobile network GSM / EDGE (900/1800/1900 MHz)
3 inch touch sensitive TFT-display with a WQVGA resolution 240?400 pixels and 262K colors
5 MP camera with autofocus
50 MB internal memory
Memory card slot for microSD up to 4 GB
Slots for two SIM-cards
Bluetooth 2.0, USB
Battery 950 mAh
Standby time – 250 hours
Time running conversation – 3.5 hours
Dimensions – 105?55×14,9 mm
Weight – 115 grams

The model LG KS660 will be available in February 2009 in China and in the CIS markets.


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Samsung introduces D840 phone

The Samsung D840 mobile phone is a Slider-up design tri-band GSM mobile phone which features 256K colors display, integrated 2.0 Megapixel camera with 3.3x digital zoom with video recording, and microSD memory slot for expandable storage.

The Samsung D840 offers tri-band GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 network and is equipped with large 2.3-inch 265K colors capable, QVGA TFT screen having 240 x 320 pixels screen resolution. The screen allows up to 11 text lines with 4 lines reserved for service needs.

The Samsung D840 mobile phone sports touch sensitive keys that allows access to all the features of the handset in easy and effortless manner.

Only 11.8 mm thick, the Samsung D840 mobile phone is equipped with 80-MB of internal shared memory and it supports microSD memory card (upto 8-GB) with hot-swap functionality for external memory with virtually limitless storage capacity.

Supporting Polyphonic (64 channels) ringtones and MP3 ringtones, Samsung D840 Dual SIM card capable mobile phone offers upto 1000 entries phonebook with Photo call and 30 dialed, 30 received, 30 missed calls records along with 200 messages SMS memory.

Weighting just about 100 gms, the Samsung D840 mobile phone features a single integrated 2.0 Megapixels digital camera with maximum still picture resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and it offers Autofocus, 3.3X digital zoom and built-in LED flash light. The Samsung D840 phone allows picture storage in standard JPEG format in handset memory or in extended memory and the digital camera also offers Photo effects and option for Photo quality settings while shooting still pictures.

The Stylish Samsung D840 phone also can records up to an hour of video with sound in QCIF resolution at 15fps offers quality images. Video recording and decoding formats in H.263, 3GPP and MPEG4 video formats. The Samsung D880 video playback supports MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video Formats.

The Samsung SGH-D840 mobile handset is armed with mobile tracker feature that helps users track their phone in case they happen to lose it. In an event of being lost, stolen or misplaced, the Mobile Tracker feature sends an SMS prompt to a pre-determined number whenever the SIM card is changed thus improving chances of recovering the handset.

In addition, the Samsung D840 mobilephone has a powerful speakerphone is included to give users a hands-free comfort.

The Samsung SGH-D840 mobile phone also sports a built-in MP3 media player which which supports MP3, ACC, ACC+, eAAC+, WAV, MIDI and WMA music formats. Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Bluetooth for stereo sound allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free.

The Samsung D840 mobilephone also features integrated FM Radio tuner with 20 station memory and auto-tuning feature. The handset does not offers live FM recording.

The Samsung D840 mobilephone allows downloading JAVA-enabled games, pictures, ringtones and other sounds, as well as text files using WAP 2.0 browse over GPRS internet connection.

The Touch Sensitive keys equipped Samsung D840 mobilephone offers range of connectivity including Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP, GPRS Class 10 – with upto 48 kbps speed, and EDGE Class 10 – with upto 236.8 kbps speed.

EDGE network connection allows ultra fast data transmissions, and faster downloads and file transfers. Bluetooth technology enables communication with other Bluetooth compatible devices and gadgets such as color printers, PDAs and laptops for instant sync-ups, data transfer and print jobs in a flash.

For wired access, Samsung D840 mobile phone handset offers USB v2.0/v1.1 for conventional hook-ups. MMS and EMS is a breeze with JAVA technology and WAP 2.0 providing easy access to a wide range of content and applications. The user can send & receive emails using built-in email client which supports POP3, SMTP & IMAP4 email protocols.

The Samsung SGH-D840 offers email client software and MS document viewing software for Microsoft Excel, and MS Word.

Available in black color, the Samsung D840 mobile phone is equipped with offers range of applications including Calendar, Scheduler, To do list, Clock, World time, Alarms, Currency Converter, Calculator, Memo Book, Stop Watch, and Count Down Timer.

The Samsung SGH-D840 mobile phone comes with Standard Li-Ion 700 mAh battery which allows upto 250 hours of stand-by time and upto 3 hours of talk time on full charge.


Samsung D840 Mobile Phone Features

* Tri-band: GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 MHz
* 256K Colors, 240 x 320 pixels, 2.3-inch QVGA TFT screen
* 80-MB internal memory (shared)
* microSD memory card, upto 8-GB, hot-swap functionality
* 1000 entries phonebook with Photo call
* 200 SMS Memory
* 30 dialed, 30 received, 30 missed calls records
* 2.0 Megapixel camera, 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution, 3.3x digital zoom, Autofocus, LED flash, Photo Effects
* Video recording, MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video Formats
* Video Player, Supports MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video Formats
* Media Player supporting MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, MIDI and WMA audio file formats
* Polyphonic (64 channels) ringtones / MP3 ringtones
* GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps speed
* EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps speed
* Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP
* USB v2.0 port
* TV-Out Port
* FM Radio
* WAP 2.0, HTML (PocketIE)
* SMS, MMS, EMS, IM, Email
* WAP 2.0 Browser, NetFront Browser
* Document viewer, Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint
* Business Card Reader
* Voice Memo
* PDF Viewer
* Built-in handsfree speakphone
* Java MIDP 2.0
* Voice Memo
* Colors – Black
* Applications – Calendar, Scheduler, To do list, Clock, World time, Alarms, Currency Converter, Calculator, Memo Book, Stop Watch, Count Down Timer
* Li-Ion 900 mAh standard battery
Stand-by: Up to 250 hours
Talk time: Up to 3 hours
* Dimension: L x W X D – 99 x 51 x 11.9 mm
* Weight: 100 gms


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New E-Ten Glofiish DX900 Dual SIM

The guys over 4winmobile have got their hands on the latest Eten DX900 Windows Mobile Phone. This is the first Windows Mobile device to feature such innovation and I am enjoying putting it through it’s paces.

As well as having the dual SIMs it runs Windows Mobile 6.1 with Spb Mobile Shell, it comes with a built in SIRF III GPS receiver, Micro SD card slot and a host of other Glofiish goodies.

Here is the main specifications of the phone:

Operating system
Windows Mobile™ 6.1 for Pocket PC Phone Edition
Samsung SC3 6400, 533MHz
256MB ROM, 128 MB RAM
2.8″ VGA, 65,536 colors TFT-LCD touch window (640 x 480)
106 (L) x 60.5 (W) x 17 (H) mm
147 g (W/ Battery & Stylus)
HSDPA / UMTS (2100/1900/850 MHz)
Quad-Band GSM?850/900/1800/1900 MHz
EDGE class 10/GPRS class 10
GSM Tri-Band(900/1800/1900)
Wireless LAN
Embedded Chip, SiRF Star III
BlueTooth 2.0 class 2 + EDR
1. 3M pixels Auto-Focus with LED flash, up to 2048 x 1536
2. VGA resolution Fixed-Focus Camera


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