The amount of time you spend between the time you successfully
make a call and the termination of the call.
Battery status/ Battery charge display
It is the display of the amount of battery charge remaining
on your handset.
A specification for high speed wireless connection between
devices like mobile phones, PDA's and laptops. It is maintained
and developed by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
This facility lets you set your phone to bar certain incoming
or outgoing calls.
This records the time you build up each month towards an allotment
of airtime minutes.
This facility allows you to divert incoming calls to another
This facility allows you to put a call on hold, while you
make/ receive another call.
Caller Identification (or CLI)
This displays the number of the person calling you in your
mobile phone's display. However, there are some numbers that
cannot be displayed.
The phones have a full colour screen. The resolution of the
screen varies from 4096 colours up to about 64k colours in
This is the area in which a mobile phone can make and receive
calls. It is usually described in terms of the percentage
of population that can use the service rather than actual
This would keep track of the spending from your phone when
you are abroad.
These are for protection against water, dust etc.
This facility allows you to transfer data from a laptop, portable
fax machine or personal digital assistant provided they have
a modem and an auxiliary jack.
This facility allows you to send and receive fax and data
files, access the Internet and send e-mail through your mobile
phone when it is connected to mobile office equipment.
Dual band technology
This facility allows your mobile to switch between GSM frequency
bands. Some network operators in the UK switch between GSM1800
and GSM900 to overcome capacity restrictions.
DTMF (Dual Tone Multi-Frequency)
This is a method of sending multi-frequency tones across a
telephone network. These tones are used for tone dialing and
accessing various services.
This facility allows your phone to capture sill digital images
Digital Camera With Flash
This facility offered by LG 7100's built-in flash allows you
to shoot in limited light.
This facility allows you to see who's calling without opening
ETSI (European Telecommunications
This organization formulates GSM and DECT standards.
EMS (Enhanced Messaging Service)
This facility allows you to exchange simple graphics and tunes
on EMS enables phones.
This facility allows you to listen to FM Radio through your
GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication)
This is a communication standard in three frequency bands
viz. 900MHz, 1800MHz and 1900MHz. The term GSM is often used
in the UK to refer to the 900MHz band while the 1800MHz band
is referred to as PCN.
GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)
This facility allows continuous connection to data networks
at a high rate.
This is a network which operates in the 900MHz GSM band. Vodafone
and O2 use this band in the UK.
This is a network which operates in the 1800MHz GSM band.
Orange and T-Mobile use this band in the UK.
HSCSD (High Speed Circuit Switched
This is a GSM enhancement which allows access to data services
at up to 57.6kbps. The Orange network offers this service
in the UK.
This is a loud speaker inbuilt into the handset which allows
you to listen to a call/downloaded music without having the
phone to your ear or using a standard wire handsfree kit.
Infrared Data Port
This refers to a data port that uses infrared data association
(IrDA®) as the standard for wireless communications between
computer and mobile phone devices.
IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity)
This is a unique identity number given to GSM mobile phones
and can be used to block mobile phones that have been stolen
when reported to the network operator.
This sophisticated camera with a vivid colour display is capable
of supporting up to 65,000 colors
Java™ is a universal software platform developed by
Sun Microsystems. J2ME™ (Java 2 Platform Micro Edition)
is designed to run on small devices such as mobile phones
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
This allows you to send image, graphic and audio files with
text messages to other MMS enabled mobile phones or via e-mail.
Media player (music & video)
This facility allows you to download and play Audio and Video
(supports MPEG4 and WMA files)
MP3 is a music format that compresses sounds. You can download
music from the Internet onto an MP3 compatible phone.
This facility allows you to download and play Audio and Video
files (supports MPEG4, WMA and MP3 Files).
This facility allows you to download and remix ringtones to
create unique polyphonic sounds.
This facility allows you to dial frequently called numbers
by hitting just one key that you've programmed for that number.
The Office of Telecommunications is the regulator for the
UK telecommunications industry.
This refers to the list of names and telephone numbers stored
in your phone internal memory or on its SIM card. The maximum
number of entries you can store in the phone is fixed; the
number of entries you can store on your SIM depends on your
network provider. In either case, you can dial stored numbers
by accessing the phone book.
This refers to a mobile phone ringtone that uses multiple
tones simultaneously rather than a series of single tones.
This facility allows you to write text messages faster by
using word recognition. The phone has an in-built dictionary
and provides alternate words by comparing them to the dictionary
This refers to the ability for a mobile phone network customer
to make voice calls, send and receive data or access other
services when roaming outside the geographical coverage area
of the home network, using a visited network. Usage abroad
depends upon the number of roaming agreements held by the
network and the specification of the phone.
This facility allows you to cover all angles with a rotating
SIM card (Subscriber Identity Module)
This is a small card fitted inside a mobile phone. It has
a processor and memory for storage of users identity (PIN),
user added information and text messages.
SMS (Short Message Service)
This facility allows a two way text messaging service.
This is the amount of time for which a battery can power a
phone in the standby mode (i.e. switched on and ready to make
or receive a call, without being used for an actual call).
The longer a phone is in standby mode, the less standby time
remains in the battery.
SAR (Specific Absorption Rate)
This refers to the amount of radio-frequency energy absorbed
into human tissue by a radio transmitter. It is 2 watts per
kilogram in the EU and varies with country.
This is the total time for which a battery can power your
phone for calls. The more the talk time of your battery the
less frequently you will need to recharge.
T9 (predictive text input)
Also known as text on 9 Keys, this facility allows users to
enter text on a mobile phone by predicting what is being written.
You can find more information on www.T9.com
This refers to mobile phones which operate on three GSM frequency
bands: GSM900, GSM1800 and GSM1900.
This facility allows you to measure temperature.
This facility allows you to take voice message if you are
unavailable or your phone is switched off. You can activate
voicemail and leave messages on it for free.
This application allows you to capture and play back moving
images through your mobile phone.
Video and Photo Messaging
This facility allows you to recors, playback and send video
and photo messages to other 3G handsets and email addresses.
This facility allows you to download movie trailers, sports
clips, news… et al!
This facility is available to 3G customers: Live two-way video
calling through a 3 network.
This facility allows you to record a short digital voice memo
to be used as a reminder.
This facility allows you to make calls by speaking the name
into your phone.
WAP (Wireless Application Protocol)
This facility allows compatible mobile phones to access services
and information. The current version is WAP 2.0
WML (Wireless Markup language)
This is a markup language based on XML, now a part of WAP
2.0. It can be used in specifying content and user interfaces.
Letter = X
This facility allows phones with xhtml to view more advanced