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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Sharp GX17 Mobile Phone Review


The Sharp GX17 mobile phone has caught the attention of everybody due to its unique style and its built-in features. The phone offers a splendid display with 65,000 colours and TFT technology. Though the screen appears to be outsized, its resolution is only 120 x 160 pixels. The Sharp GX17 mobile phone comes with polyphonic technology and is capable of storing 40 voice polyphonic ring tones. There are many Sharp mobile phones in the market and you need to choose the right model suitable for you.

This Sharp GX17 mobile phone contains a 0.3 mega pixel camera, which is energised in taking videos, supported by 3-G audio. This also helps to shoot in full screen display. The Sharp GX17 mobile phone uses java technology that helps to download games, wallpapers and a lot more. There also connectivity options like the infrared, GPRS, Bluetooth and the USB technology. This phone does not cost much, unlike its other brothers of the Sharp family. The Sharp GX17 mobile phone enhances good messaging facility and is largely used for MMS. You can send you voice recordings, images and video clips through MMS facility.

Full Specifications

  • VGA CMOS camera integrated that supports 4x digital zoom
  • 1.9-inch display screen having a resolution of 120 x 160 pixels
  • Email Access
  • Wireless Bluetooth connectivity that support file transfer from PCs or other mobile phones, headset, car kit, hands-free, dial up networking and object push.
  • USB and IrDA compatible
  • Tri-band with GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 40 chord polyphonic ringing tone
  • Java Applications
  • Voice recorder
  • Predictive text input
  • Handset manager for Windows
  • MMS, SMS & Email (POP3)
  • Talk Time Up to 230 min.
  • Standby time Up to 290 hrs.
  • Weight 85g
  • Size (W x H x D) 45.5 x 106.5 x 17.4 mm
Features in detail

  • Messaging features
  • In addition to text messaging, two new menus have been added for effortless communication- voice and video clip messaging
  • You can send your message easily
  • Emotions can be transmitted very effectively using video clips
  • You can personalise your voice messages
  • You can use the camera function of the phone to take pictures and video clips and sends them as attachments

Camera Features

With the integrated VGA camera of the Sharp GX17 mobile phone you can take pictures freely. These images support a maximum resolution of 480 x 640 pixels and it is also possible for you to choose the picture mode from either "Normal" or "Fine". You can also record video clips with audio with the maximum file size of 100 KB. You can also easily attach video clips to your MMS messages. It is also possible to take four pictures in succession with the Continuous Shooting function. With the manual mode, you can shoot four pictures at your own speed. The camera on the Sharp GX17 mobile phone offers a maximum zoom of 4x.

Other Features

    Contacts List

    You can store almost up to 640 entries in the phone and it is also possible for you to consign up to three phone numbers and two Email addresses for each entry. Thumbnail images can also be accumulated with each entry. This apposite feature facilitates you to take advantage of the Picture Call feature of the phone.

    Voice Recorder

    Record your own voice for up to 30 seconds. At the press of a button, the data you record can be sent as an MMS attachment.

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