The Sciphone i68 has been an extremely fashionable low-cost various to an costly smartphone over the previous yr. Because of its rounded, fashionable look, full coloration touchscreen interface and quite a few functions, the i68 sells extraordinarily effectively in Europe.
One sticking level for i68 customers, nevertheless, was the dearth of Wi-Fi web entry.
With hundreds of wi-fi hotspots popping up everywhere in the UK, in resorts, eating places, espresso outlets and workplaces, the web is on the market just about in every single place. And cell phone customers count on their telephones to maintain up with this know-how and surf the online on the go.
Sadly, the present fashions of i68 don’t assist Wi-Fi web connection. As an alternative, shoppers connect with the Web via the WAP browser: a a lot slower and sometimes costlier type of Web entry supplied by the cellular community.
Nevertheless, this may all change in Might.
A brand new mannequin of Sciphone i68 was publicly unveiled within the UK this week. Dubbed the i68 WiFi: This new model of the i68 affords full wi-fi web entry. By connecting to wi-fi hotspots at dwelling, work, a lodge or anyplace Wi-Fi is on the market, this new mannequin can surf the online, examine e-mail, ship and obtain instantaneous messages and do hundreds of different issues with the Web . As well as, Sciphone has made many different nice enhancements to the i68 expertise. The touchscreen interface has been massively upgraded, providing better management and responsiveness to the subtlest contact. The digicam performance of the telephone has been expanded: with a second totally useful digicam on the entrance for video conferencing and a flash on the again for improved lighting. And audio replica is enhanced with highly effective stereo audio system on the underside of the telephone.
The brand new i68 WiFi mannequin will go on public sale within the UK on Might 1, 2010.