From someone who uses the f7200
anyone have this phone
PTT facts for Big Orange
There will be two launch models. Samsung SGH D357 and LG 7200.
Pricing will likely be like a bolt on. Ex: $10 a month for unlimited service.
Overall network latency will be FASTER then Nextel.
Although Kodiak is employed by other carriers such as Alltel, Cingulars PTT will NOT be compatible. (in other words, you can't PTT anyone outside of Cingular)
What about when...?
Alot of you make good points. That is those of you that are actually discussing cingular's participation into the PTT share of the market.
Without trying to sound like a cingular fanboy, but with a lack of a better way to pose this question, What do you think will happen 2 years from now when nextel's iDEN technology goes strictly government, and you have to revert to sprint's VoIP version of PTT?
Sprint is already in the works to intergrate new phones that use sprints old system, while the DoD is in the works of buying out sprint/nextel's portion of the iDEN technology.
Cingular took a few years to h...
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PHONE IS IN THE STORE!!!
You cant just bleep someone right off the top, the other PTT user has to accept your invite in order to be able to talk to eachother. Once the invite is accepted, you will never have to ask to talk to them again. Good for you Nextel users who just interupt people and bleep and scream stupid **** lol.
The initial delay is around 3-4 seconds.
After the initial delay, there is absolutely no delay.
Converting PTT calls to regular phone calls is extremely easy, just the push of a button.
The PTT worked where I had no reception.
The speaker is as loud as Nextel.
Overall, as long as the sales people push ...
cingular's first phone with PTT
i have no idea how PTT pricing will be, nor any other handsets with PTT,
Push to Talk for GSM?
CCD Camera Phones
All the megapixels in the world done mean a thing if the lens and the sensor are not high quality.
If you compare the MPX220 1.3 mp CMOS camera to the SE S710A 1.3 mp CCD camera there is no comparison.
Aside from the s710a are any other manufacturers planing on putting together a phone with a CCD camera to compete with the s710a?
The reason I ask is that I like all the features on the Sony-ericsson, but I do not like their interface. I may stand alone on this fact but I prefer the motorola interface, especially when it comes to their predictive text input and various menu navigation.
I am trying out the s710a for a few days and I have decided they...
I think what is missing
I talked to some of the manufacturer reps and more than a few of them were impressed with the design and build qualities of some of the smaller Chinese and Korean venture groups.
One group that was really impressive at the show was NewGen with their really cool designs.
Under an inform discussion in the eating area, some of the these product managers feel that in the next 10 years, some of them (like Hop On, Bird, New Gen, Telson) maybe in the top 10 market and some of the older stalwarts in the world markets (like Alcatel, Philips, Siemens and Mitsubishi) may pull out as phones becomes total commodity items.
Were they at CTIA? They have a really cool product but its still only in one phone. I for one want FasTap on my phone and i wonder why it still only in one phone. Problem?
About "Cingular" on the F7200 screen...
I'm sure some of you also noticed that it said "Cingular" on the display, and I did not cover that up...
That was intentional. It was not an oversight, and is not any kind of "cheating" with LG's request.
The deal is... what a GSM phone says on the screen is not necessarily the carrier that brands and sells that phone. Depending on how the phone and/or SIM chip are configured, the name on the screen is usually that of the carrier that sold the SIM, or the current network the phone may be roaming on.
So the fact that it says "Cingular" on the screen means very little and doesn't necessarily gives...
Someone down there at the show, get some information and lots of new pictures of the motorola i930 with different screens. ask what the deal is on the phone and release date and why it's taking so long to approve this phone. Thanks