LetsTalk Announces Best Selling Phones of 2006

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Online wireless retailer LetsTalk.com has announced the hottest selling cell phones for 2006.

Online wireless retailer LetsTalk.com has announced the hottest selling cell phones for 2006. Six out of the top ten selling phones have music phone capabilities that allow for download and playing music (MP3, and/or Apple's AAC, Windows WMA files), signaling a significant increase in music content functionality.

The best selling phones of 2006 are:

Motorola RAZR V3

Kyocera KX16 Candid

Motorola v360

Nokia 6682

Samsung SGH-D807

Nextel i850

T-Mobile MDA

Samsung SGH-T809

Sony Ericsson Z520a

Motorola RAZR V3m mutlimedia phone

The Nokia 6682, Samsung SGH-D807, T-Mobile MDA, the Sony Ericsson Z520a and the Motorola RAZR V3m all download and play music (MP3, and/or Apple's AAC, Windows WMA files).

"The current mobile music trend is similar to the way camera phones burst onto the scene a few years ago," said Delly Tamer, founder and CEO of LetsTalk.com. "At first, cell phones with specialized functionality drive the high-end market, but eventually, many of the phones incorporate those features and offer them at more affordable prices, driving greater adoption."

In fact, according to a May, 2006 IDC report entitled "U.S. Wireless Music 2006-2010 Forecast and Analysis", IDC predicted an optimistic future for mobile music storefronts: "OTA (over the air) mobile music storefronts are emerging as one of the most important new channels for fans to discover, purchase, and enjoy full-track music and related content…IDC's research suggests that the number of wireless full-track purchasers should eclipse the number of online music service users by year-end 2008."

LetsTalk.com - the smarter way to buy a cell phone

LetsTalk is a leading online retailer of cell phones, wireless devices and service plans. LetsTalk helps consumers research, compare and purchase cell phones and service plans in a user-friendly environment free from bias and sales pressure. Publications such as Time Magazine and Kiplinger's Personal Finance picked LetsTalk.com as the best site for researching cell phones and plans in 2006. LetsTalk is based in San Francisco and was founded in July of 1999.

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