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mellisahi 20-07-2009 01:51 PM

Polyphonic ringtones definition
 
Hi friends,

I am planning to buy a new mobile phone for my self and i don't know whats does Polyphonic ringtones means can anyone tell me about it or can provide me some information about the same. I have try to find out on internet but was not able to get any proper definition or good explanation for it. Thanks in Advance.

Harshini 20-07-2009 01:57 PM

Meaning of Polyphonic ringtones
 
The traditional ringtone was in the 440-480 Hz range, but as cellphone usage grew, it became obvious that ringtone differentiation would become important. A polyphonic ring tone can consist of several notes at a time. The first polyphonic ring tones used sequenced recording methods such as MIDI. Such recordings specify what synthetic instrument should play a note at a given time, and the actual instrument sound is dependent upon the playback device.

Naval 20-07-2009 02:02 PM

Definition of Polyphonic ringtones
 
Polyphonic ringtones can create multiple tones and/or notes simultaneously. Most polyphonic ringtones are stored in MIDI format (MIDI, MIDI 0, or SP-MIDI). Different phones support a different number of simultaneous instruments (chords) anywhere from 4 to 40 or more. Sagem 2.1 and Qualcomm CMX versions 1 and 2 also support polyphonic ringtones.


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