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July 18, 2010

The Alcatel 222

The Alcatel 222 Provides Affordability As Well As Style

Telecommunications is very important

By Andrew Ramsey

The Alcatel 222 is a simplistic yet engaging and enigmatic handset that provides functionality that is both user-friendly and effective. One of the key facets of this particular handset is its affordability. The unit is a clamshell styled unit which measures 90 mm x 44 mm wide whilst being 11 mm thick and lightweight at 71 g.

The unit offers entertainment in the form of a stereo FM radio that comes with RDS functionality. The radio provides the means to listen to a variety of radio broadcasts from numerous radio stations. The unit also comes with an organiser and several games, to provide entertainment in a variety of formats.

The handset provides a variety of connectivity options which include a GPRS connection, which is class 10 in addition to miniUSB, which within this particular handset is version 1.1. The handset also offers SMS functionality providing text capability in a user friendly way. The handset is currently available in a variety of colours such as cherry red or titanium grey whilst offering an impressive up to 400 hours of standby time with up to 7 hours of talk time.

The handset comes with a 1.45 inch CSTN display screen that displays effective imagery by virtue of the 65,000 colours the screen is able to display. The display screen operates within a pixel size which is quoted at 128 x 120 pixels. The phone also provides the opportunity to utilise either ring or vibration alert options as well is the option of additional polyphonic ring tones to individualise the unit to the owners choice. Hands free communication capability is offered by virtue of the integrated speakerphone whilst the unit provides a comprehensive phone book that retains entries or contacts which can be accessed as and when required. The handset offers a useful call record feature which is able to retain information appertaining to the last dialled, received and missed calls.

The Alcatel 222 may well be limited in its functionality however the fact of its affordable price tag makes it an option for many. This particular handset is one of a similar range of handsets which cater for either a replacement or new mobile handset for those who require simplistic styling and functionality without the bells and whistles of a high specification mobile phone.


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