Manhattan , NY (PressExposure) November 18, 2009 -- A mobile phone guide online recently reported several websites that provide free or cheap ringtone downloads for cellular phone users so that they will be able to put put a personal touch on their mobile phones.
According to [http://www.ringtonesmash.com], websites such as thumbplay.com, ringophone.com, ventones.com, beemp3.com and crackberry.com are some of among the thousands of websites that offer ringtones free of charge. Through http://www.ringtonemash.com's editorial section, it stated that some websites permit free downloading of their ringtones while others charge a small fee for subscription.
This kind of online mobile service gives cellular phone users the privilege to download ringtones to different mobile carriers like T-Mobile, Verizon, Motorola, Sprint and Nokia. In addition, these websites provide a wide array of music ranging from popular artists like Ne-yo, Rihanna, Kanye West, Beyonce and Lady Gaga to songs from hit TV series that include House M.D, Heroes, Lost and Smallville. It even offers downloads of OST's from movies such as Slumdog Millionaire and a lot more.
Defined as a sound file that is played on a mobile phone, ringtones are classified as either monophonic ringtones, polyphonic ringtones or music ringtones. Monophonic ringtones are the basic kinds, it is composed of sequential tones in a variation of frequencies while polyphonic ringtones are capable of the simultaneous playing of 16 different tones to create a melody. On the other hand, music tones, which are also called true tones are considered to be the latest innovation in ringtones as it makes use of the original recording itself.
âRingtones gives identity to a mobile subscriber. It is good to know that there are websites that provide downloadable ringtones. It just shows how large the mobile phone market is.â commented Suzanne Peters, a reader of [http://www.ringtonesmash.com]'s online articles.
Normally, downloading of ringtones costs $2.99 to $5.99 each. However, [http://www.ringtonesmash.com] warns of scam websites that are still proliferating online.