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    Hi All,

    In US or UK, how do you call this device? In HK, we just call Mobile Phone.

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    Default Re: Cellphone,Handphone,Mobile Phone.....

    UK - 'mobile phone', or just 'mobile'; also 'cellular phone' among people who want to show off their knowledge of the technology
    US - 'cell [phone?]'

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    Default Re: Cellphone,Handphone,Mobile Phone.....

    In some places, people just call it a phone, as they rarely ever use land line-based telephones anymore.

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    Mobile phone

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    Just mobile in everyday usage.

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    Default Re: Cellphone,Handphone,Mobile Phone.....

    In Australia we just say 'phone'.
    As in 'do you have your phone on you?'
    But if not, we say 'mobile phone'.

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    it's great tip man i've not thought of it before i saw your post. thanks.

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    The Germans call it 'handy'.

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