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Philips 568

Feb 4, 2005
Market status


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  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.71 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Philips 568 is a tri-band GSM phone. It sports 65k STN display, built-in VGA (640x480) camera with video capture, WAP 2.0 Internet browser, POP3/SMTP e-mail client, 8MB memory, Java support, Voice recording and dialing.

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  • Dimensions:
    • 3.86 x 1.73 x 0.71 inches (98 x 44 x 18 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.07 oz (87 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (145 g)


  • Resolution:
    • 128 x 160 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • STN
  • Colors:
    • 65 536


  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.0032 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (799 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 18 days (420 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 720 mAh
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  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording

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