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3 Inqs a social media phone

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A while back I had reported on Hutchison Wampoa was entering into the mobile handset business and they were partnering with its 3 network operator in UK to launch it. Well, today, 3 and Inq announced the availability of the first phone which is being targeted at social media users who would like to keep in touch with their network on the go. The phone, called Inq 1 has Facebook, Skype, Windows Live Messenger, Last.fm, all pre-loaded into the phone and easily available from the home screen via a carousel of applications.  The technical specifications for this phone are:

  • Size: 97 x 47.6 x 14.4 mm
  • Weight: 110g
  • Battery: 329 hrs (standby) 324 min (talk time)
  • Camera: 3.2 megapixels
  • Screen: 2.2″ QVGA (high res) / 262K colours
  • Colours: silver (black coming soon)
  • Memory: internal 50MB / external 4GB
  • Accelerometer
  • You can see a video of the press event for the launch presented by Reuters at this link. The phone will be available for free with £15 per month contract and £79.99 under pay-as-you-go plan.

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    Written by dvdand

    November 14, 2008 at 7:57 am

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