Web service lets users try out mobile phones

Information Week reports about a new web service that lets users take mobile devices out for a virtual test drive before they buy.

Mobile Complete on Monday launched an interactive web service that lets mobile users test-drive popular phone models before buying them.

The company’s free service, dubbed TryPhone contains virtual mobile phones that simulate the exact same features of physical phones. The devices appear on the screen larger than normal, allowing people to press buttons, run programs, and compare different devices.

Users also get an overview of the phone they’re interested in, as well as reviews, technical specifications, and demos. TryPhone even offers users the option to buy a phone when they’re done testing it by linking to the provider’s Web site.

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(via textually.org)

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