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Mobile phones evolution: Features in focus

Mobile phones evolution: Features in focus  - read the full textIt's the third - and last - of our series of articles charting the evolution of mobile phones. After checking on the way form factors have changed over time and remembering all those devices that the cell phones killed, it's now time to focus on the features...

 

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sony ericsson will always be my first preference

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  • 2010-10-04 15:11
  • PvW1

> In reply to Redzuan @ 2010-08-30 20:29 from PS6v - click to readI speculate the next generation of "phone" will be tablets with "phone" features, which can be linked to a smaller device (i.e. like a watch) with dialing keypad (so one doesn't need to take out the tablet all the time) via Bluetooth.

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  • 2010-09-20 02:42
  • Er2M

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-14 16:11 from 3PFE - click to readOn July 1, 1991, Finnish Prime Minister Harri Holkeri made the world’s first GSM call, using Nokia equipment

motorola 2266 did come year 2000 :)

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  • 2010-09-10 07:06
  • S4MY

i think this is hte best phone of nokia which have fully loaded feature
it is the best phone ever made in nokia upto 2010

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  • 2010-09-02 06:26
  • tU3D

What the next generation phone? The idea is a phone with sharing unlimited memory via online? so, don't worry if you lose your phone. Talk and SMS with free bluetooth? (I like it). Online unlimited radio frequency and clear view a TV channel? mmm... (please give me some a loyalty for this idea).

I hope the highest you pay for your phone, may less to pay your monthly bill.. haha..

Well done Samsung! Proudly inovative phone you're!

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  • 2010-08-30 20:29
  • PS6v

> In reply to sha @ 2010-08-20 08:20 from Mfxh - click to readYeah, seems like if the feature was invented by someone else, likely it wasn't mentioned....(or at least on a low profile).

Who used micro-SD first? Who offered a full touchscreen phone back in 2000? Who first offered a radio? Who invented charge by USB?

Apparently the article only focused on the accomplishment of certain brand...

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  • 2010-08-21 18:13
  • ubYF

One more comment about the 3.5 mm "standard". There is a nice website where you can find diagrams of zillions of plugs and connectors. I did a little research and I see that there is also a zillion ways to wire the 4-pin 3.5 mm plug (called the RSST plug by the pr0 and 1337 ;) ). Here is a few examples:

http://pinouts.ru/CellularPhon...pinout.shtml
http://pinouts.ru/PortableDevi...pinout.shtml
http://pinoutsguide.com/PDA/bl...pinout.shtml
http://pinouts.ru/PDA/blackber...pinout.shtml
http://pinoutsguide.com/PDA/ht...pinout.shtml

Again, my point is not that each company uses its own standard. My point is that each producer uses its own standard AND the same type of plug. Such a combination is very misleading.

Each manufacturer used to use its own headset standard with its own type of plug. You could not connect your headset to another kind of phone. Now you can. But this STILL won't work :P

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  • 2010-08-21 16:59
  • nnCW

In 85% of features NOKIA is the the first company that brought to you new features

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  • 2010-08-20 08:20
  • Mfxh

I like it so much this phone so freindly , but there is one thing i do not like since i know the office appl is just vewer not editor :(
not like E71 !!! i wished nokia add this featsure then i will have it for sure :)

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  • 2010-08-19 02:10
  • ppMs

It seem that today's smart-phones are ever increasing in features and performance.

BUT ITS NO GOOD TO HAVE ALL THESE FEATURES AND POWER WHERE THE BATTERY TECHNOLOGY IS STILL BEHIND.

To accommodate these features/power there needs to be and advance improvement in smart-phone technology or very high battery capacity for its given size.

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  • 2010-08-18 07:55
  • PT0J

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-16 04:27 from t7Xh - click to readseems like the almighty brand is behind the HDMI game...Motorola released its XT720 with HDMI already (not to mention the CDMA Droid X), along with Samsung Galaxy S.

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  • 2010-08-17 02:18
  • Er2M

HDMI port is being used in N8. Is there any non-nokia phone will come with HDMI?

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  • 2010-08-16 04:27
  • t7Xh

first is Sagem MC 825 FM :)

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  • 2010-08-14 16:32
  • 3PFE

first gsm with radio is motorola v2288

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  • 2010-08-14 16:11
  • 3PFE

And soon Nokia will set a new standard with the new USB-OTG feature, the rest of the pack will have to follow.

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  • 2010-08-14 08:30
  • wdxI

ive been waiting for the internet browsing and camera. How come it was missed. These two are vital features now a days. Even the screen resolution. . If u consider it.

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  • 2010-08-14 01:18
  • t7X2

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-12 00:29 from S2C1 - click to readI bet they'll be called iCARDS or something... Lol

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  • 2010-08-13 16:12
  • N7AB

I see that fm radio is covered and wonder: why do they miss television? Camera should be mentioned also.

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  • 2010-08-13 02:17
  • 9CYK

What an excellent blog entry. Thanks for sharing it with me. 

Cheap Calls

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  • 2010-08-12 16:13
  • K6tb

why the camera category is not included?

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  • 2010-08-12 08:21
  • KStK

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