Targeted consumers: Social networking enthusiasts
European wireless network provider 3 has launched the world’s most advanced social networking mobile phone INQ¹. The phone brings Facebook to your mobile by delivering alerts directly on your cellphone. Not only that, the handset automatically synchronizes contacts with Facebook. Pairing existing contacts with one’s respective Skype and Windows Live Messenger accounts, the device allows a user to see who is on Skype or Windows Live Messenger anytime so that one doesn’t lose contact with his/her mates. With one-click access, the INQ¹ brings the Facebook experience and live updates to 2.2” display of the mobile device. With customization of social utilities, the phone offers an unlimited free instant messaging and integration of RSS feeds. The phone comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera, a 2.2” screen with 320×240 resolution, and 50MB of the internal memory that can be expanded up to 4GB.
Pricing and availability: The phone comes in silver or black with a two-year warranty and costs $179 on 3 prepaid or for only $39 per monthon with a mail-in contract.