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The most recent addition to the Skypephone family – exclusive from operator 3 - is the Skyphone S2x, a big-screen monoblock that gives free Skype-to-Skype calls from the UK and free instant messages. This is the third generation of Skypephone, with a redesign and some new features, such as quick access buttons and faster, easier calling with Skype.
At 103 x 46 x 144 mm, it is quite chunky in the palm and lightweight at 95g. it has a 2.2-inch QVGA screen and comes with a basic 2 megapixel camera. A tri-band phone, it has the potential for international roaming.
Primarly, though, the S2x is designed for the mobile internet: favourite sites such as Facebook and BBC News are accessible via a key at the top left of the device; a switcher key enables you to flick between applications such as Windows Messenger Live! on the homescreen carousel. You can also customise your favourites by removing unwanted links and adding your own.
Internet connectivity is via GPRS with a WAP browser. Also, if you plug the Skypephone S2X into a laptop you can use it just like a USB modem.
It has 160 Mbytes’ internal memory and there is a microSD card slot for additional storage up to 8GB. Battery life is rated at six hours’ talk time or 333 hours on standby from a full charge.
- 3G or UMTS
- Instant messaging
- Java compatible
- Memory expandable via MicroSD card
- MP3 Player
- Multimedia Service MMS
- SMS - text messages
- Solid Bar
- T9 Predictive Text
- Vibra alert
- Video recorder
- WAP 2.0