3 Skypephone S2x
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The latest 3 Skypephone S2x is exclusive to 3 and gives you the best mobile Skype experience. At the touch of a button you get free Skype-to-Skype calls from the UK and free instant messages. The 3 Skypephone S2x is created for the Mobile Internet. You can access Favourites using the top-left key and browse top sites like Facebook and BBC News. You can also customise Favourites by removing links and adding your own. The switcher key lets you flick between applications on the homescreen carousel, so you can get to apps like Windows Live Messenger quickly and easily. Don't forget you can send free chats with Messenger on 3. The 3 Skypephone S2x also has a 2.2 QVGA screen and comes with a 2 megapixel camera.
Standby battery time: 1 week, 6 days and 21 hours
- 3G or UMTS
Works in UMTS frequency channels 800/850/1900/2100 or 850/1700/1900/2100 MHz
Bluetooth allows users to pair with other Bluetooth devices. This allows a wireless connection to a Bluetooth headset or carkit so that you can carry out a conversation without the need to hold your handset. Particularly useful for conversing whilst driving.
This phone has a calculator built in.
This phone has an organiser which includes a Calendar
Almost all mobile phones now come with a built in camera and their quality is increasing to rival many stand alone point and shoot cameras. For example, the HTC Desire HD has an 8 megapixel camera, which enables you to take great photos, on the go.
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This phone is capable of sending and receiving email
Stands for General Packet Radio System. This basically allows you to browse internet websites using your phone. GPRS is mainly used for text based information - getting football results, checking train timetables, reading the news etc. GPRS is not bad at downloading pictures, however it is slower than 3G. You can use GPRS to received and send Multimedia messages such as a text with a picture.
It is advisable to choose a 3G handset for decent download speeds of videos and pictures rather than GPRS, however GPRS is pretty good for text based information and pictures with lower definition.
- Instant messaging
Instant messaging (often abbreviated simply to IM) offers real-time communication.
You can browse the Internet using your phone. The speed of browsing is dependent on the handset in question for example if the phone is 3G then your browsing speed will be significantly higher than a GPRS phone.
- Java compatible
This phone is Java compatible
- Memory expandable via MicroSD card
This allows you to expand the phone's memory using MicroSD cards. MicroSD cards are available in various sizes, the most popular being 1GB or 2GB which can hold thousands of songs and hundreds of pictures.
- MP3 Player
The phone includes an MP3 player which allows you to play and store music. Works in a similar fashion to normal MP3 players in that you can upload Music onto the phone's memory or onto an external memory stick (size of memory slot dependent on phone). Once the music is loaded you can listen to it either on the phone's speakers or using a pair of headphones that is compatible with the handset.
MPEG4 is most commonly used to store digital and digital video streams, including those defined by MPEG. It can also be used to store other data such as still images. MPEG-4 Part 14 allows streaming over the Internet and carries an officiall filename extension of .mp4, thus the container format is often referred to simply as MP4.
- Multimedia Service MMS
Allows you to send and receive picture messages
- SMS - text messages
Short message service - allows you to send and receive texts
- Solid Bar
This is a solid bar design phone
- T9 Predictive Text
You can select predictive text on this phone
- 900 MHz (Europe/Brazil/Asia (ex Japan and S. Korea))
- 1800 MHz (Europe/Brazil)
- 1900 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America)
A USB port allows you to connect your phone to your computer
- Vibra alert
This function causes the phone to vibrate to alert the user than someone is trying to get in touch. Users sometimes use this function when they are in meetings instead of their ringer.
- Video recorder
- WAP 2.0
Wireless Application Protocol, allows you to browse text based Internet sites
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