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Philips' First Android Phone Leaked

by on Jul.29, 2009, under Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

Philips's Anaroid Phone

Still wondering, Yes, Philips makes phones even now. And they sell quite well. In fact, its Xenuim line-up has a nice set of regular users who still swear by it. The Xenium line up has also been in the past known for innovations like the conceptualizing and then making the first phone to run on normal AAA batteries.

Philips's Anaroid Phone

And now in 2009, when war of smartphones is going on, iPhones and the Androids, here’s Philips latest contraption, it’s first ever Android based phone! Now, this one looks quite cool and as expected, does not offer anything revolutionary over the current crop of Android handsets. In fact, the only thing revolutionary, in case you buy this one, would be the fact that you actually bought a Philips handset. The phone was leaked on a Chinese website, which claimed that they had just received the phone and that they would be reviewing it soon.

The phone is switched off so that we do not get a glimpse at the UI. A 3.2 megapixel camera which features video recording. The display is cool however. It’s a 320×480 affair and will support widgets. Soon we’ll get you more on this. Stay tuned.

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Philips Xenium Revealed

by on Jul.20, 2009, under Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

Philips Xenium X830

Philips has finally unveiled two official photos of the Xenium X830 along with some specification. The handset was introduced back in June, this year.

The candy bar phone is said to keep up to the standards set by Philips and offers a amazing battery life, providing a talktime of up to 10 hours and standby time of up to 1.5 months. The handset features 3-inch TFT touchscreen display with 320 x 240 pixels resolution and 262k colors. The dimensions of the phone are 105mm x 53mm x 15.5mm and it weighs 120 grams.

The handset has a 5MP auto focus camera. It looks like users will experience ultimate entertainment with the music and video players and RDS FM-radio. The device comes with an internal memory of 47MB and supports a microSDHC card slot up to 8GB.

The handset also incorporates a mini USB port and stereo Bluetooth. It supports quad-band GSM connectivity with GPRS and EDGE. On the flip-side, the handset apparently does not offer Wi-Fi, GPS and 3G capabilities.

The pricing and the availability details are not yet revealed.

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