Philips Unveils The Fisio 820 Bluetooth Enabled GPRS Mobile Phone

Philips Unveils The Fisio 820 Bluetooth Enabled GPRS Mobile Phone


Mobile phone users who demand today’s most advanced communication and messaging features in a high-end phone that radiates state-of-the-art technology and stylish design, will find exactly what they are looking for in Philips’ Fisio 820. The new Fisio 820 is one of the first mobile phones on the market today that incorporates a large, full-color LCD display, Bluetooth connectivity, advanced GPRS, the ability to receive and store color pictures and graphics and much more.

True pocket-size phone

Fisio 820 is one of today’s smallest mobile phones, with a volume of only 77 cc and a weight of only 85 grams, plus integrated antenna, making it a true pocket-size phone.
This phone’s advanced features are complemented by a sophisticated, high-class design in a choice of satin-finish Sahara (light gold), Crystal (light blue) and striking, lacquer finish Mars (red) colors.

Large color display

The Fisio 820’s large 256-colour display (112 x 112 pixels) can show up to 9 lines of text, or 150 characters. Users can send and receive messages or attachments incorporating color pictures, text and melodies.

Fisio 820 also offers users more opportunities to personalize their phones. For example, they can select their favorite images as wallpaper and screen savers. They can also create and modify their own images using special ‘image companion’ software that comes with the phone.

GPRS mobile Internet access and Bluetooth connectivity

The Fisio 820 incorporates the fastest, most advanced GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) technology available today for mobile Internet access. GPRS offers more then 4 times faster data transfer than the standard GSM network, which is a must for sending email attachments such as color pictures and graphics, and downloading files from the Internet. Fisio 820 incorporates two e-mail addresses.

In addition, the Bluetooth technology built into the phone enables wireless transmission of data signals between various Bluetooth-enabled electronic devices, such as phone, headset, PC and PDA, located within a 10-meter range of each other. For example, the phone can be synchronized with a PC or PDA without any cable attachment or a phone call can be answered via the Bluetooth headset without having to take the phone out of the bag.

Voice Command / Voice Dial / Voice Message and Record function

The Fisio 820 offers up to 40 Voice Command or Voice Dial features to make the phones easier to use and increase safety.

Voice Command enables users to instruct the phone to perform specific functions, such as browsing the Internet, simply by saying e.g. “access the Internet.” Voice Dial enables consumers to call a specific phone number simply by saying the name of the person to be dialed, rather than physically dialing the number. And the Voice Record or Message function allows users to record a conversation or reminder messages of up to a total of 30 seconds.
Long operating times between recharges are ensured by Fisio 820’s talk time of up to 5½ hours and standby time of up to 400 hours (more than 2 weeks) from the standard 700 mAh Li-ion battery.

Philips will introduce the Fisio 820 as of Q2 2002.