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The Motorola Gleam is a modest and fashionable flip phone with an exterior display that features illuminated icons when a call or message is received. The handset opens up to reveal the 2.4-inch display that allows you to view our favourite websites via the GPRS powered browser. The internal memory can be expanded up to 16GB with a microSD card allowing you to carry plenty of tracks to listen to via the MP3 player. There is a FM radio for listening to the latest news and the 2-megapixel camera allows you to take snaps and record video clips. The Gleam is compact (106 x 53 x 14mm) and lightweight (105g) ensuring an easy fit into a pocket or bag.
Standby battery time: 2 weeks, 6 days and 20 hours
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.
- Dual Band
- 900 MHz (Europe/Brazil/Asia (ex Japan and S. Korea))
- 1800 MHz (Europe/Brazil)
This phone is capable of sending and receiving email
- FM Radio
Allows you to tune into FM Radio channels, the headset is used as the antenna.
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.
- 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.
- MP3 Ringtone
You can choose an MP3 song from your MP3 player on your phone and set this as your ring tone on this phone
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
- 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 player
- Video recorder
- WAP 2.0
Wireless Application Protocol, allows you to browse text based Internet sites