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The Samsung Tocco Icon is a stylish compact handset that delivers advanced social networking utilising the TouchWiz 3.0 UI. The handset has a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen that dominates the front and there is a 3.2-megapixel camera on the back.
SNS (Social Network Support) combines your mobile and social contacts so that wall updates, messages and emails are all in one place. Facebook and Twitter are preloaded and the HTML web browser is powered by GPRS/EDGE with Wi-fi included for use in hotspots. All message options are supported with instant messaging on hand from Gtalk, Facebook and Yahoo. Other features include a multimedia player, FM Radio and a document viewer for handling email attachments.
Standby battery time: 1 minute
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.
- Built-in handsfree
You can use this phone's built-in speaker to listen to incoming or outgoing calls and music handsfree.
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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- EDGE for high speed data access
High speed data access
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Micro USB
Smaller USB, requires an adapter to convert to normal sized USB, this is normally provided with the phone
- 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.
- SMS - text messages
Short message service - allows you to send and receive texts
- Social Network Integration
With the take-off of Social Network sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, this feature will bring you a variety of services that may include live updates and multiple accounts being merged into one page for ease of use. For exact details of what services are provided check the description for the phone you are considering.
- 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
- WAP 2.0
Wireless Application Protocol, allows you to browse text based Internet sites
Allows you to connect to wireless internet connections that are available in some public places such as airports and cafes