Philips X650 – another everlasting Xenium
Jul24

Philips X650 – another everlasting Xenium

In case you are not too bored with those everlasting Philips phones that never gets anywhere outside of Asia and Russia, we have another one for you today. It’s a Philips Xenium X650 slider. Just like any other Xenium, your Philips X650 will last  a month on a stand-by and give you up to 8hrs of talk time. Otherwise it’s not too impressive in specs, coming with 3.2mpx autofocus camera, 2.4” display and built-in FM radio. Full specs of Philips Xenium  X650 include: GSM (900/1800/1900MHz), GPRS, connectivity 2.4” 240X320px  262K color TFT LCD display 3.2 mpx autofocus camera FM radio 30MB internal memory and microSD card slot Bluetooth and USB connectivity Up to 720 hours of standby time. Up to 8 hours of talk time. Dimensions : 104.5X52X16.75mm Weight : 133.9g From the looks and specs, Philips X650 seems to be targeted at the lower mid tier end of the market, and, at the right price might find quite a few buyers there. Via...

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Durable Philips Xenium X320 with built-in FM antenna on the way
Jun02

Durable Philips Xenium X320 with built-in FM antenna on the way

I know that Philips handsets ain’t widely used in the Western hemisphere, but where available, they are liked by those looking for a simple phones with long battery times. With 1 month+ of stand-by and talk times of 8hrs,  Xenium line of phones has stood out on this issue among the peers, for several years now. Well, there’s another extremely durable handset coming out soon – Philips Xenium X320. In addition to a great battery life, Philips Xenium also comes with FM Radio and built-in FM telescopic antenna for it, so you don’t have to plug in your headset every time you you want to listen to radio. The specs of Philips Xenium X320 include: Tri-band GSM 900/1800/1900, GPRS/EDGE connectivity 2.2″ QVGA TFT Display Camera 2 MP FM radio with RDS Built-in telescopic antenna for FM-radio Bluetooth 2.0 microSD memory card slot MP3-player Battery 1050 mAh 850/8 h Looking at specs, Philips Xenium X320 should be a rather affordable handset and will go after the users for whom Nokia 5030 XpressRadio or Sony Ericsson R300 are just a bit too...

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Philips Xenium 9@9k lasts longer. Much longer!
Nov16

Philips Xenium 9@9k lasts longer. Much longer!

Philips isn’t the first brand that you think of when your are talking about mobile phones. Actually, except for some Asian countries and Russia, you’ll be hard pressed to find any Philips handsets on sale. Too bad. Especially if you are looking for a simple, elegant phone without tons of bells and whistles, but which you don’t have to plug-in for charging every day. Because in Philips Xenium 9@9 line you might find just the phone for you. We already told you about Philips Xeniums that can last a month on stand-by. And the new Philips Xenium 9@9k can stay on for two. That’s right. Official Philips Xenium 9@9k mobile phone stand-by time is up-to 1440 hrs – that’s 60 days- and you can talk on it for 17 hrs non-stop too. Otherwise Philips Xenium 9@9k is a basic and well designed 108x48x14 mm, tri-band GSM (900/1800/1900)/GPRS phone with 65K color TFT display, VGA camera, microSD memory card slot and Bluetooth. Via...

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New Philips Xenium 9x9s clamshell. 30 days on stand-by too
Feb02

New Philips Xenium 9x9s clamshell. 30 days on stand-by too

A few days ago we have found 3 Philips Xenium phones with an amazing batery life – more then a month on standby. All of them were in a candybar form factor. And what, if you don’t like these bricky phones? Well, now the Dutch consumer electronics giant also has a flipphone for you – Philips Xenium 9x9s: Philips Xenium 9x9s comes with a bright 80 cd/m2 1.8″ 262K color OLED display that can hold 8 lines of text, 80×48 pixel secondary OLED display, supports polyphonic ringtones, AMR and Midi sound formats, has 1.3Mpx camera and 18MB of user memory. It’s a triband GSM (900, 1800,1900 MHz) phone with GPRS support, that measures at 92.8 x 48 x 20.9 mm for a total volume 82cc and weight of 102.5 g. Xenium 9x9s is a pretty basic clamshell with a limited data capability. However, if you are looking for a flipphone that can last forever without charging, Philips Xenium 9x9s might be just the thing. Like other phones in Xenium line, it’s 950 mAh battery can last 30 days on stanby and has 8.5 hours of talking...

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Philips Xenium 9@9 phone line. Stays up almost forever!
Jan30

Philips Xenium 9@9 phone line. Stays up almost forever!

You forgot to charge your cellphone or had a really long talk and your phone died in the middle of the conversation? Quite a familiar situation, isn’t it? Now Philips has a solution for you. The phones that can stay up without charging for more then a month. That’s right Philips Xenium 9@9 phone line on standby can last up to 40 days. There are 3 Xenium phones currently offered by Philips on its Hong-Kong site: Philips Xenium 9@9a (pictured on the left) is the most basic of them but has the longest battery life, with talk time of up to 10 hrs and standby of 40 days. Except for battery life, it’s just a phone – it works on GSM 900/1800 networks, supports SMS, EMS, MMS and WAP. Xenium 9@9a has 65K color 128×12 px, 1.5″ OLED display, 2MB of internal memory, supports polyphonic ringtones and a phonebook with 1000 entries. This candybar phone measures at 99,7 x 43,5 x 19,2 mm and weights 86 g. Philips Xenium 9@9d (in the center) is a more advanced phone which had to sacrifice some battery life for functionality. But not much. This phone still has up to 8.5 hrs of talk time and 1 month of standby. In addition to basic phone features Xenium 9@9d adds 65K 128×160 screen, 1.3 megapixel camera, JAVA 2.0 support, works on GSM 900, 1800 and 1900 networks, USB 1.1, Bluetooth and IrDA connectivity and 18 MB of user memory. It measures at 108 x 45 x 18.5 mm and weights 96 gr. Philips Xenium 9@9t (on the right) can be considered a smartphone. In addition to the same impressive longevity (850 hrs of stanby and 8.5 hrs of talk time and other features of 9@9d, Xenium 9@9 t comes with a 128×160 65K Touchscreen, Handwriting recognition, stylus, mp3 player and MiniSD memory expansion slot. No Bluetoooth and IrDA here. And here we thought that Philips is out of cellphone business for good. Looks like it’s back. With a vengeance. Found via...

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