Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Skype Wireless Phone from Linksys

The wireless (cordless) phone provides callers with a convenient alternative to making free Skype calls while sat at their computer, giving them the freedom to make free Skype calls wherever they are in the home or office.

The Internet Telephony Kit includes a handset, charger and a USB base station that plugs into a computer’s USB port. The handset lets callers take their free Skype calling off the PC and into other rooms using the compatible USB base station. The handset can read and display callers’ Skype contact list on its built-in illuminated display, letting callers know which of their Skype contacts are online and ready to be called. The handset also supports SkypeOut, SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail, low-cost premium services that let callers make and receive calls to family, friends and colleagues using traditional landlines or cell phones, and send and receive messages up to 10 minutes long.

Key features:
  • DECT wireless technology no interfere with 2.4GHz phones or devices
  • Single base station supports up to four additional DECT based phones
  • Supports call waiting
  • Intercom support between multiple handsets
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • Color LCD panel
  • Up to 120 hour standby time and 10 hour talk time
  • Caller ID
  • Address book that supports up to 120 contacts
  • Handset locater button on USB base station
  • Handset weighing 4.23 oz/ 0.12kg

The CIT200 will be available from 17 October from more than 3,000 online and retailers worldwide with an Estimated Street Price of USD $129.99.

To see the detailed review go to TMC - Tom Keating

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