iDect have just released a new DECT home phone with a bit of a twist. It is running Android 1.6!
It has all the expected features of a home phone with added advantages such as:-
- Auto-screen rotation between portrait and landscape orientation.
- Can access Micro SD card.
- Internet browser, contact manager and email client.
- MP3 music player, Picture viewer, calendar and internet radio.
- Widgets for RSS, news, weather and stock.
- Running at Android OS 1.6 with 256MB built-in memory.
300 name and number memories.
Ringer volume control.
Speaker volume control.
Up to 8 hours talktime.
Up to 60 hours standby time.
Up to 50m indoor range and up to 300m outdoor range.
Up to 30m WiFi connectivity.
100 call log.
Call waiting (dependent on service provider specifications).
Last number redial.
Large 2.8in digital TFT touch screen display.
Keypad lock on handset.
DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) radio technology.
Answer machine features:
1 pre-recorded message.
15 mins recording time.
Message playback from base and handset.
Personalised recording facility.
Batteries required 1 x rechargeable (included)
Buy it now in Argos for only £99.99
Now the big question is what more can be done with this device! I am tempted to obtain one and have a play with it to see what it is capable of.