Issue #2001 - 14
April 4, 2001)
Ericsson Unveils Range of New Phones at CeBIT
Swedish mobile-phone maker
Ericsson unveiled three new phones at this year’s CeBIT in Hanover,
Germany. Sporting smoother shapes and unique features, Ericsson hopes that
these handsets, T68, T39 and T29, will challenge the competition.
Features of the New Handsets
- The T68 features a large 256 color display, Multimedia Messaging
Service (MMS), digital imaging and audio capabilities, GSM and GPRS
frequencies, built-in Bluetooth, and HSCSD
- The T39 also a GPRS–enabled mobile phone that works on GSM
frequencies, as well as high-speed circuit-switched networks
- The T29 features Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS) for sending
pictures and sound to other mobile phones, as well as a mobile chat and
The EMS utilizes the existing messaging service and infrastructure to let
users exchange pictures, and ring signals. Unlike similar technologies, EMS
is an open standard enabling EMS messages to be read on phones that do not
Ericsson expects the phones to be released by the end of this year.
For more information: http://www.ericsson.com/cebitconsumernews/
Mobileinfo Comments and
Advisory: While we are not
extremely sanguine about multimedia taking off but we do welcome GPRS
phones. Remember, you are planning for the future. Future is tomorrow as
well as day after.
Note: This news release may contain
forward-looking statements. Readers should take appropriate caution in
developing plans utilizing these products, services and technology
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