Mobile Phones Galore and More

By: David Webster


Ever since the mobile phone became handy in the 1980's, there have been numerous changes on the styles and features of these handsets. Are you one of the millions of descent who rely on mobile phones for daily survival and for more than just their communicating tool?

Today, mobile phones arrive in lots of models, each with a special plus that caters to the lifestyle of the fun-loving, active, and business-minded mobile user. According to predictions by the moving phone giant, Nokia, the total of global phone users will have beyond 3 billion by the year 2009.

The United Kingdom is never far behind when it comes to the current in moving phone technology. As of the present, more than 70 million residents of this country are using mobile phones for several purposes, apart from making calls. The rearing popularity of other messaging options like video calls, SMS, MMS, e-mail, and instant messaging, have made the use of these handsets all the more convenient.

Mobile Herald estimated that about 79 percent of households in the UK have a mobile phone. The National Statistics Office in the UK did a survey in 2006 and said that people in the below 25 age group make use of their mobile phones for sending text messages or calling friends and family. The age group above 55 years of age has more potential to use their mobile phones in times of emergency.

You can avail the recent models of phones at your closest phone shop or even online, too. As the superfine mobile line providers in the UK, Chromatic, O2, Vodafone, and T-Mobile increase their reporting by making their products convenient for sale online. You can also avail special discounts if you act on transactions via their online mobile shops.

You can grab cheap mobile phones that have messaging plans and affordable calls, too. Among the best preferred and elite marketing phones in the UK as of this year are the Cyber-Shot digital camera phones and the Walkman models from Sony Ericsson. According to reviews from CNET UK, the Nokia N95 and Nokia 6500 are hot items as well, because of their 3G and transmission capabilities. New models from LG and Samsung are also in the edge, and can be obtained by subscribing to pay-per-month plans.

Further statistics on the UK mobile phone business that you might want to be in the know: By 2006, revenues from handset sales from retail stores in the UK reached some ?38.5 billion. Also, since mobile phone products of today makes internet access much easier, people in the UK are lining up to surf the web frequently, at times, on the go. Around a third of UK mobile phone users visit cyberspace and draft emails using their mobile phones.

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