Ranjit Yadav, Director- Mobile & IT, Samsung Electronics, launching the new dual SIM phones in Chandigarh last week ( Inset: the 2g-3g DUOS phone)
Samsung extends dual-SIM range in India, with first 2G-3G phone

Leading mobile phone provider, Samsung Electronics has launched the industry’s first ever 3G and 2G touch Dual-SIM Active phone in India . Also launched this week are two other dual SIM models the Guru Dual 25 (GT-E1225) and Guru Dual 26 (GT-E1252).

The 3G + 2G (HSDPA + EDGE) Dual Standby Star Duos ( GT – B7722)expands communication networks by utilizing two SIM cards to expertly manage both work and life tasks in one unit, and allows switching between both without re - powering the handset. The WAP/MMS/E-mail supported software keeps the user always connected. While dedicated widgets seamlessly manage switching between 2 SIM cards, the 3 page extended Menu and Touchwiz 2.0 plus provides intuitive UI for easy navigation. The Samsung B-7722 has distinct Business Features and tools to maintain a mobile office: Active Sync which updates e-mails from the desktop to the user’s mobile, Phone Book 2000 for organizing contacts, Document viewer handles MS Office, PDF TXT and other files, Multi –language dictionary and an offline mode which allows the user to turn off his/her phone while he/she continues to work on other functions.

The GT – B7722 is further accentuated by the SoundAlive feature, 5MP AF Camera with Power LED, FindMusic that tracks down new song titles for download on MP3 and Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP to enjoy music on wireless headset. It comes with a 250MB Internal memory, expandable upto 16GB.The phone offers connectivity to various Social –Networking sites through Wi-fi connections: users can upload photos & videos to sites like Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. The Samsung GT B7722 is priced at Rs.12,300.

The Samsung Guru Dual 25 (GT – E1225) and Samsung Guru Dual 26 ( GT –E 1252) capture the user-centric benefits of the Guru series and provides users with benefits like Large display, stereo FM, Torch, 9 regional language support and phonebook and SMS memory to store upto 1000. The Dual SIM Shift feature of Guru Dual 25 allows users to carry 2 SIMS on the phone, however only one SIM is active at a time. Users can choose to switch between each SIM as per his convenience. With the Dual SIM Standby feature of Samsung Guru Dual 26, users can access two separate network and best call rate for better coverage. Users can maintain a personal and business number and use the SIMs for both local and roaming services. The phone also has easy setting for each SIM and is easy to use.

Guru Dual 25 has a screen size of 1.8” inches QQVGA TFT, while Guru Dual 26 has a display of 2” QQVGA 262K TFT LCD , with both phones designed to provide superior ergonomic comfort to users. The Samsung E- 1225 is also equipped with a 3.5 pi ear jack to further enhance the audio experience. The long battery life of the handsets provide for longer talk time. For Example, Samsung Guru Dual 25 has a 800mAh battery with a talk time of upto 9 hours and a stand by time upto 420 hours. Samsung Guru Dual 26 has a 1000mAh extended battery with 11 hours of talk time and 620 hours in standby mode. The handsets are also equipped with games, mobile prayer, Indian calendar, 40 poly ring tones, SOS message and Bike mode features.The Samsung Guru Dual 25 (GT – E1225) is priced at: Rs. 2020 and the Samsung Guru Dual 26 (GT – E 1252) is priced at Rs. 2240.

October 4 2010