Telephone (disambiguation)

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A telephone is a telecommunication device which is used to transmit and receive sound simultaneously.

Telephone may also refer to:


  • Camera phone, a mobile phone that is also able to capture either still photographs or video be
  • Cordless telephone, a telephone with a wireless handset that communicates via radio waves to its base station
  • Mobile phone, a wireless telecommunications device used for phone and data calls over a cellular network
  • Radiotelephone or radiophone, a telephone that allows two or more people to talk via radio, often referring to an older radio telephone system that predated modern mobile (cellular) phones
  • Softphone, a software program for making telephone calls over the Internet using computers
  • Telephone (application), a softphone telecommunication app for Mac OS X, by Alexei Kuznetsov
  • Tin can telephone, a type of voice-transmitting device usually made from two tin cans and string or wire
  • Videophone, telephones with video displays, which enable their users to see each other as well in real time

Music, film and the arts[edit]

Telephone a 1984 song by Diana Ross

  • "Telephone a 1992 song by Chaka Khan on her album The Woman I Am

Telephone a 2008 song by Erykah Badu on her album New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)

Other uses

See also