Samsung has recently launched its mid-range Samsung Metro 3500 (S3500) slider type mobile phone which is quad-band GSM Candybar style full metal finish mobile phone and features a large 2.2-inch 16M colors capable CSTN display, FM Radio with recording and upto 7.5 hours of long battery time.
The quad-band GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 network ready Samsung Metro 3500 phone is equipped with large 2.2-inch 16M colors capable, QVGA TFT screen having 240 x 320 pixels screen resolution.
The Samsung Metro 3500 mobile phone offers 45-MB of internal shared memory that allows upto 1000 number phonebook and upto 30 dialed, 30 received and 30 missed calls records and is equipped with expandable memory slot supporting microSD memory card (upto 8-GB) with hot-swap functionality for external memory.
Much thicker and but smaller in length of Samsung Metro 3100, the new Samsung Metro 3500 mobile handset features Polyphonic and MP3 ringtones and many Bollywood Ringtones are preloaded. In addition, the handset also offers a Call Time Limit feature which allows users to keep check on the talk time used per month for better control.
Connectivity: Samsung Metro 3500 (S3500) mobilephone offers range of connectivity including Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP, GPRS Class 10 – with upto 48 kbps speed, and EDGE Class 10 – with upto 236.8 kbps speed.
EDGE network connection allows ultra fast data transmissions, and faster downloads and file transfers. Bluetooth technology enables communication with other Bluetooth compatible devices and gadgets such as color printers, PDAs and laptops for instant sync-ups, data transfer and print jobs in a flash and Bluetooth+A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) for stereo sound allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free.
Camera: The handset also features a single integrated 2.0 Megapixels digital camera with maximum still picture resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and it offers Autofocus, 3.3X digital zoom and built-in LED flash light. The camera also offersmulti-shot feature allowing 6,9 or 12 shots in rapid succession.
The Samsung Metro 3500 phone allows picture storage in standard JPEG format in handset memory or in extended memory and the digital camera also offers Photo effects and option for Photo quality settings while shooting still pictures.
Weighing mere 77 gms, the new Stylish Samsung Metro 3500 phone also can records up to an hour of video with sound in QCIF resolution at 15fps offers quality images. Video recording and decoding formats in H.263, 3GPP and MPEG4 video formats. The handset also allows video playback that supports MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video formats.
Sansung Metro 3500 slider mobile phone also sports FM Radio (stereo) with RDS and it allows upto maximum 5-minute duration live recording from FM radio. The live recorded sound clips can only be used as ring tones or alarms.
The handset is also armed with mobile tracker feature that helps users track their phone in case they happen to lose it. In an event of being lost, stolen or misplaced, the Mobile Tracker feature sends an SMS prompt to a pre-determined number whenever the SIM card is changed thus improving chances of recovering the handset.
In addition, the handset also offers Hinglish SMS feature which facilitates faster typing and makes messaging more fun, as it recognizes both English and Hindi words. Applications includes voice recorder, calculator, clock, timer, stop watch, and alarm.
The new Samsung S3500 mobilephone comes with MP3 ringtones and the ability to download other ringtones and songs. Plus, it includes two popular Bollywood hits, set as ringtones by default.
Other features of the Samsung Metro 3500 handset includes SOS Message, applications such as PC Studio, Calendar, Calculator, and Alarm, and Java Games.
Available in two colors, Metalic Silver and Black, the Samsung Metro 3500 mobile phone comes with 800 mAh Li-lon battery which offers upto 7.5 hrs of talk time on full charge and upto 400 hrs of standby time.
Samsung Metro 3500 (S3500) Slider Mobile Phone Features
- Quadband GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
- 2.2-inch 16M Colors CSTN display, 240 x 320 Pixels resolution
- 45-MB Internal Memory
- microSD memory card (upto 8-GB), hot-swap functionality
- 1000 number phonebook
- 30 dialed, 30 received and 30 missed calls records
- Video Player, Supports MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video Formats
- Media Player supporting MP3, AAC, and WMA audio file formats
- GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps speed
- EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps speed
- Bluetooth v2.0 + A2DP
- USB v2.0
- Java 2.0
- Polyphonic, MP3 ringtones, Bollywood Ringtones preloaded
- 2.0 Megapixel Camera, 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution, 2X digital Zoom, Multi Shot 6/9/15
- Video Recording, MPEG-4 / 3GPP H.263
- SMS, MMS
- Email, Supports IMAP, POP3 and SMTP protocols
- WAP 2.0, Netfront 3.4 browser
- Handsfree Speakphone
- Mibile Tracker
- Voice Recording
- Vibration Alert
- Applications: PC Studio, Calendar, Calculator, Alarm, Organizer
- Java Games – Cricket and Sudoku
- Hinglish Messaging
- Colors – Silver, Black
- Li-ion 800 mAh Standard Battery
Talk time: 7.5 hrs
Standby time: 400 Hrs
- Dimensions – 100 48 x 14 mm
- Weight: 95 gms
The new Samsung Metro 3500 Slider mobile phone featuring 2 MP camera and FM Radio is available in India for about Rs. 5,990/- (plus taxes) with one year standard warranty. Visit www.samsung.co.in for more details.