Table 1

Functions of mobile electronic devices included in the review
Mode of communication
Voice SMS MMS Email WAP internet Wireless cellular broadband Audio Video Custom/additional software support
Mobile phone
Basic model 1
(e.g. Nokia 1280)1
High-end model1
(e.g. Nokia 6303i)1
PDA (✓)
Smartphone
PDA phone
Enterprise digital assistant
Portable media player
Handheld video games console

Brackets indicate where functions are available on only some higher specification models.

Abbreviations: MMS, multimedia messaging service; PDA, personal digital assistant; SMS, short messaging service; WAP, wireless application protocol.

1 Source GSM Arena (http://www.gsmarena.com/ webcite, accessed 09.06.10)

Free et al.

Free et al. BMC Research Notes 2010 3:250   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-250

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