Philips Working on a Full Touchscreen Phone?

Philips Xenium phones are generally known for their long-life battery performances but if these photos are in fact real, then the designers are venturing into new iPhone, Diamond touchscreen territory. PC World China is saying that the upcoming Xenium x800 will have an "e2e" screen— that's an edge-to-edge touchscreen,… » 5/07/08 5:49am 5/07/08 5:49am

Philips Xenium 9@9j Cellphone Has AAA Battery Power Backup

We've talked about Philips Xenium cellphones long battery life before, but the new Xenium 9@9j goes one better: it's the first to use "BackuPower" battery technology. Slot an AAA battery into the phone, and the April-bound 9@9j will slurp power from it when its standard Li-ion battery goes flat, giving you an extra… » 2/14/08 4:04am 2/14/08 4:04am

Philips Xenium 9@9u Gets FCC Love

Philips' line of Xenium 9@9 cellphones are best known for their incredibly long battery life. The new Xenium 9@9u that has just been given the FCC unveiling seems to be at the bottom of the Xenium battery life scale, with an expected run time of one month on standby and up to 8 hours of talk time from a single charge. » 11/23/07 2:42pm 11/23/07 2:42pm

Philips Adds BackuPower to Already Long-Lasting Xenium Cellphones

We were already mildly impressed with the Philips Xenium line of cellphones, boldly claiming to hold out for a full month on a single battery charge. Now, the company rolls out an additional tier of battery endurance, letting you slip a AAA battery inside if you've still forgotten to charge that phone. » 3/27/07 12:56pm 3/27/07 12:56pm

Philips Xenium Clamshell Yaps For a Month

Philips drops another handset in their Xenium 9@9 cellphone line for those people who never remember to charge their phones. Instead of a candybar form factor, however, this Xenium 9x9 is a clamshell with a brushed metal finish and a 262K OLED display, but still has the ability to last up to 30 days on standby. » 2/02/07 9:15pm 2/02/07 9:15pm

Philips Xenium 9@9 Cellphones Let You Talk Forever and a Day

Here's a characteristic for a cellphone other then just loading on more and more features: these suckers have extremely long battery life. The Philips Xenium 9@9a (pictured at left) is bereft of any extra bells and whistles but can hang on in standby for 40 days and 40 nights on a single charge, and even the most… » 1/30/07 11:30am 1/30/07 11:30am