Spectrum multimedia phone stars at CeBit

Every technology show has its "hot gadget", and at CeBIT 2001 a strong contender is undoubtedly the Sidetouch Multimedia Telephone from Swedish company Spectronic. The Sidetouch phone's functionality is remarkable for a 190g device measuring just 143mm by 59mm by 25mm.

Every technology show has its "hot gadget", and at CeBIT 2001 a strong contender is undoubtedly the Sidetouch Multimedia Telephone from Swedish company Spectronic.

The Sidetouch phone's functionality is remarkable for a 190g device measuring just 143mm by 59mm by 25mm. Built around a GSM 900/1800 phone that provides Web and WAP browsing plus e-mail, fax and SMS capability, there's also a built-in color digital camera, and you can record and play audio files, too. Full story. --Charles McLellan, ZDNet UK