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Philips 568

Feb 4, 2005
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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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  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • 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 (147 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 14 h (828 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 17 days (417 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 720 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • Music player:
    • Supported formats:
      • AMR

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 2.0


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 500 entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID
  • Organizer:
    • Currency converter, Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9), MMS
  • E-mail:
      • POP3, SMTP
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 2.0
  • Games:
      • Yes

Other features

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