In: Music26 Jul 2009
There is a whole hysteria caused by polyphonic ringtones out there so there is no way you havenít heard about them by now. They are now in fashion because the technology that produces them is very advanced and because, together with mobile wallpapers and other types of cell phone accessories, they make life fun and attractive.
Polyphonic ringtones, as the name says, mean different sounds and tones, as opposite to monophonic ring tones. Ring tones are sounds made by your phone, usually your mobile phone, in order to indicate an incoming call. A polyphonic ringtone has as an advantage the fact that multiple notes can be played at the same time using different instrument sounds such as drums, guitar, etc. The ring tones business has developed together with mobile phones, and now120 individual notes can be heard with various instruments played simultaneously to give a more realistic sound.
So, why are polyphonic ringtones so important to us? Well, from the very first ring tone, people have had the desire to step out of the crowd and to have their own specific print on their accessories. If you come to think about it, itís only natural that every one wants to have personalized ring tones, sounds with which to associate his/her personality. And thatís exactly the reason why polyphonic ringtones are so appreciated nowadays. They offer just that Ė distinction and variety.
Imagine yourself at the office, together with plenty of colleagues owning cell phones with the same ring tones as yours. When one of the phones rings it would be ridiculous not to be able to differentiate your own. But, thanks to polyphonic ringtones, you donít have to worry about that anymore. Youíll be able to recognize your phone from thousands. Another advantage of polyphonic ringtones is the fact that you can have different ring tones for every member of your family, for friends or other important contacts. This gives you the possibility to know whoís calling before looking at your phoneís screen. Last but not least, polyphonic ringtones are easier to hear in a noisy crowd so you donít have to check your phone every 10 minutes and to be sure you havenít missed any important call.
Besides polyphonic ringtones, there are also other ways to make your cell phone different from the rest – through mobile wallpapers. Mobile wallpapers are images of different types (saved with different extensions) which can be placed on the screen of your cell phone. These mobile wallpapers are also a good way to step out of the crowd and show personality.
However many instruments there are at the userís disposition, making your cell phone resemble your personality isnít so easy. Choosing polyphonic ringtones that might bother those around you is a problem. Imagine talking to your boss when the phone rings. Your loud inappropriate ring tones might bother a serious and conservatory person. Fortunately you have a wide range of options. One of the most popular choices of polyphonic ringtones is music, but itís not the only one. Polyphonic ringtones can also be a speakerís voice in the background. Another choice would be to compose your own polyphonic ringtones. This is a good idea only if youíre good at it and couldnít find the right polyphonic ringtones for you. If you decide to compose your own polyphonic ringtones you have to know that youíll need the right equipment to do it. You can record your ring tones with the help of the computer or other devices and then download them into your phone.
So, now that you know how to adapt your phone to your personality, letís see how and where one can get polyphonic ringtones. Contrary to many peopleís opinion, polyphonic ring tones arenít expensive. You can actually find a lot of websites which offer free polyphonic ringtones and in a wide range of choices, too. However, the latest and funniest polyphonic ringtones it will cost you some money. The price of a polyphonic ringtone starts from two dollars and is usually twenty-five seconds long. People all over the world have made a real habit in buying ring tones for their mobiles, regardless of their cost. This habit has made ring tones sellers to become popular and rich.
Besides the fact that polyphonic ringtones keep you and your cell phone in fashion, they can also be a very good and original gift for the dear ones. Since many people nowadays use polyphonic ringtones such a gift can be a pleasant surprise for friends and family. Ring tones, together with mobile wallpapers, can be a good and funny way to say ĎHappy birthdayí, ĎI love youí, etc. — Amelie Gam
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