Philips Makes the X800 Touchscreen All Official, Like

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The X800 cellphone from Philips has been seen around and about this past few weeks, but it's finally been officially announced. Although there's still no release date or, more importantly, a price, this e2e touchscreen (that's edge-to-edge) that's being mooted as, snore, Philips' iPhone killer, is lacking in both 3G and EDGE departments. Full specs below the jump.


Philips X800 specifications:
General: 2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
Announced: 2008, May
Display: Type TFT touchscreen, 256K colors
Size: 240 x 400 pixels (Wide QVGA), 2.9 inches
- Screensavers and wallpapers
Ringtones Type: Polyphonic (64 channels), MP3
Customization: Download
Vibration: Yes
Memory Phonebook: Yes
Call records: 30 received, dialed and missed calls
Card slot: microSD (TransFlash)
Data: GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps


Bluetooth: Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
USB: Yes
Features Messaging: SMS, EMS, MMS
Browser: WAP 2.0/xHTML
Games: Yes
Colors: Black

Camera: 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, autofocus, video
- Java MIDP 2.0
- MP3/MPEG4/WAV/AAC player
- Office document viewer
- Organiser
- Voice memo
- Built-in handsfree

Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion
Stand-by Up to 850 h
Talk time Up to 8 h

Given that Philips mobiles are not that readily available—the Dutch company is concentrating all its efforts on the chinese market—don't expect to see this Stateside. [Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]


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