Sagemcom announces the home telephone of the future: Alium®, a revolutionary "home Smartphone"





Sagemcom presents Alium®, its first "Home Smartphone". This revolutionary telephone combines all the benefits of landline telephony: excellent audio quality for the handset, including in hands-free mode, DECT telephony with low wave emissions, a home handset compatible with the other DECT handsets in the home.... Alium® can also offer all the services of a smartphone, thanks to its Android operating system: seamless navigation on a capacitive touchscreen, Internet access, applications download, presence of a quality camera for video conference calls...

This highly convenient device makes it easy to transfer your contacts from a mobile smartphone. Calls are quick and easy, just click on the contact. You can also check the television program guide on your screen. Finally, Alium® is equipped with a G-sensor and can even become a real gamepad or a games console on its own!

Facebook, Twitter and even TuneIn applications are preloaded in the device, which can also be used to download many applications just like any smartphone. Any member of the family can browse the Internet or access their electronic message service at any time.

A true high technology article, Alium® is equipped with a large 3.5 inch touch screen with a resolution of 320x480 pixels and a front 2 mega pixel video camera for video-conferences. What's more, Alium® can boast 2 GB of memory. In addition to its integrated memory, the Alium® pack includes a 4 GB microSD card. Finally, thanks to its separate base, the only component physically connected to your Internet access box or traditional telephone socket, you can place your Alium® wherever you like in your home.

This device is intended for the entire family with its both elegant and modern design, black and silver finish, backlit keys and aerial charging base. Alium® was awarded the Observeur du Design label for 2013.

In the future, Alium® could become a home remote control, able to, for example, open your blinds or turn the heating off.

Ideally combining the comfort of a home telephone with the technology behind the most recent smartphones, Alium® has established its position as tomorrow's landline telephony solution.

Available: early July 2013

Approximate retail price (distributors are free to define their own prices): €199

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About Sagemcom
French high-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top box, broadband and residential terminals), telecom and energy (telecommunications infrastructure, smartgrid and metering), and management of documents (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow).
With a turnover of about 1.3 billion Euros, Sagemcom employs 4 600 people on five continents; already a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in high added value communicating terminals.
Sagemcom is strongly committed to sustainable development through the life cycle of its products: eco-design, energy consumption, ethical code of all its suppliers.
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