Nokia mobile phone, 2004.
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Nokia 6600 phone, launched in 2003, which features a camera equipped with a digital zoom. The 6600 also has a 65,536-colour TFT (flat screen) display; built-in video recorder with audio support; streaming of video and audio; wireless connectivity with Bluetooth and infrared; memory card slot for additional user memory and applications. It supports Java MIDP 2.0 applications. Bluetooth technology is designed to remove connection cables between multiple electronic devices over short distances. For example, a Bluetooth earpiece connects to a mobile phone in your bag or your pocket, with no trailing wires to get in the way. Compatible devices can be adapted to Bluetooth for approximately £5.