two in one | South China Morning Post
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two in one

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 11 February, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 11 February, 2007, 12:00am

As a frequent traveller, I often buy a SIM card in the country I'm visiting to save on roaming charges for local calls and so the people there don't have to make an IDD call every time I become hopelessly lost in a shopping mall. But I need to balance this against the fact people elsewhere in the world still need to get in touch; giving them a new phone number to call each week isn't practical.


Now there is a solution.


The Duobao 728 Twin SIM Card Phone is the answer to my prayers; it can hold two GSM SIM cards at the same time, allowing you to place and receive calls using either.


The other features are fairly predictable: a 5.5cm touchscreen, a 0.3-megapixel camera, a microSD card slot and the ability to play MP3s and some video formats. Unfortunately, this is just a dual-band GSM phone, which limits your roaming options.


The Duobao 728 sells in Hong Kong for HK$1,480.


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