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 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 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