February 26, 2008 These days the mobile phone is as much a fashion accessory as it is a communications device and UK-based manufacturer Onyx is focusing on the former with its first plunge into the mobile phone space - the Liscio. Weighing in at 60 grams, the highly-contoured and compact ( 90 x 35 x 17.8mm) bundle features built-in MP3 and FM radio functionality, Bluetooth v1.2, a 1.10 inch, 96 x 96 pixel LED color screen and 128MB on-board memory backed by a Micro SD card up to 1GB.
The handset will be sold in the UK without a SIM for £129.99 via the Onyx site and through major retailers.
Liscio Technical Specifications:
Network: Tri-band GSM 900, DCS 1800, PCS 1900
Screen Display: OLED Full colour display
Screen Size: 1.10 inch
Screen Resolution: 96 x 96 pixels, 65k colors
Dimension: 90 x 35 x 17.8mm
Talk Time: Up to 3 hours
Playback Time: Up to 11 hours
Stand-by Time: Up to 200 hours
Built-in Memory: 128MB
External Memory: Micro SD (Max. 1GB)
Connectivity: Bluetooth v1.2
Ring tone: Polyphonic MP3
Multimedia: MP3, built-in FM radio, Supporting EQ
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