Telstra recently released a combined handset phone and Android tablet system it says that it will be new era of video calling in Australian cell phones. However not yet, individual video calling system of Telstra for its new T-Hub 2 is still a far away. The T-Hub 2 offers message, calling and contact handling through a 7-inch tab which is made by producer Technicolor (previously Thomson), which uses Google Android Gingerbread 2.3 OS, as well as connects to both a landline socket and the internet.
Normal calls are made with the handset and tablet together as well as multi-directional microphone and an external speaker are included. Consumers moreover can make calls by using each device separately. Telstra said that, the system will work with the NBN (National Broadband Network) and after this would be able of video calling through a system Telstra which is working on. John Chambers, director of broadband and devices said that, eventually in a world of high-speed broadband, with this gadget we would see as a video-calling service.
The tablet provides full usage to Google Play so consumers are free to download applications, which includes those which offering other calling facilities via Android. Telstra said that, it has included its individual software to Google's. It consists of a phone book which could be synced with iOS contacts or Google contacts on Apple handheld devices, message handling and contact management. Callers moreover can send messages to the device. T-Hub 2 tab has a 1GH dual-core processor, flash memory of2GB, 1GB of RAM, 1.9 rear-facing megapixel and 1.2 megapixel front cameras and micro HDMI port and a micro USB 2.0. It prices $360 outright or may be paid off within two year for $15 per month in combination with a Telstra T-bundle.
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