3G Mobile Phones


The third-generation mobile phone network is billed as a giant leap forward for mobile phone technology, with more services and features on offer than ever before. Handsets are now portable multimedia messaging and playback devices that can send and receive e-mail, grab content from the Internet without waiting and have personalised information and entertainment services delivered right to the hand, ear and eye of the user.

There are now a number of 3G networks operating in Australia, and despite a slow uptake when the services were originally released, the growth of 3G networks is steady. Mobile companies see a big (read: lucrative) future in multimedia and Internet content for users hungry for faster, feature-rich mobile services ― so expect to see more and more services and competitive pricing bundles as we move forward.

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Diane

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While everyone does a great job of describing all the extra features, etc of the phones and that is very helpful, no one seems to comment on the actual reception. I know that most reviewers are probably in the city so that may be why. But for those of us in the country we seriously don't care about the camera or the looks, etc very much. For us the priority is will it work in rural areas often on the fringes of the network. Really all we want is a phone that we can actually make and receive calls on. It would be great if that could be included.

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