Glossary of Terms Mobile Phones Part-1


Advanced audio distribution profile – allows wireless Bluetooth streaming of music in stereo from your handset of compatible headphones or speakers.


Enables mobiles to connect wirelessly to other devices such as headsets, mobile phone and sat nav gear.


Most built-in cameras offer VGA resolution but two, three, five and eight megapixels are now available.

Color and Resolution:

Resolution is measure in pixels, e.g. 240X320. Most handsets support over 65,000 colors and etc.


GRPS-enabled phones let you download more quickly to your handset. Unlike WAP over GSM, GPRS is always on and you are only charged for the volume of data you use. You can only buy GPRS in bundles, which start from 1MB [about 1,000 WAP pages].


Essentially 2.75G, which offer faster download and data, transfer speeds than GPRS.


3G enables you to make video calls and stream and download video and audio files.


This technology offers download speeds four to five times faster than 3G. HSDPA stands for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access.


Exclusive to 02, this internet service offers a huge range of content and pages are downloaded faster than WAP.

Internet Browser:

More and more handsets offer full internet browsing (HTML, xHTML), but practically all phones support WAP, a streamlined version of HTML for viewing on small screen displays.


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