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Definition - What does Ringtone mean?

A ringtone is the audible sound emitted by a telephone to alert the owner about an incoming call. While a traditional landline phone also sounds a ring tone, the term ringtone is more closely associated with the sound effects or melodies emitted by a mobile phone.

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When cellular technology was still in its infancy, most cellular phones were only capable of generating monophonic tones. This type of ringtone utilizes basic sequencing technology and creates a series of musical notes played one at a time using a single instrument. Most contemporary phones today can support some or all of the following ringtone types: Polyphonic tones, which mimic different musical instruments, playing up to 40 notes at a time Truetones, which can be an actual song or real-life sounds recorded in MP3, WMV or WAV formats Sing tones, which combine the user’s voice and a background track karaoke style. Video ringtones, which use video content.

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