Samsung Launches Cheapest Corby Mate B3310 Featuring Slide-out QWERTY Keyboard

Samsung has today launched in India its cheapest Corby variant handset, Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile phone which is quad-band GSM ready mobile phone that features a large 2.0-inch, 256K colors capable QVGA display and full QWERTY slide-out keypad along with numeric keypad.

samsung-corby-mate-b3313-phoneThe quad-band GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 network ready Samsung Corby Mate B3310 phone is equipped with large 2.0-inch 256K colors capable, QVGA TFT display having 240 x 320 pixels screen resolution along and a slide-out QWERTY keypad that allows fast and comfortable typing.

Available for just Rs. 5,800/- the Corby Mate B3310 is designed to address heavy messaging needs of youth population by providing them with full QWERTY keypad for quick typing of SMS messages and instant messaging (Gtalk, Google Talk etc) besides offering quick access to popular social networking sites.

The Samsung Corby Mate handset is equipped with Quick-Launch key that allows quick access to applications like music player, digital camera and several messaging software and menu system offers a simple 3 x 3 icon-based grid on homepage allows access to every function. In addition, it features a separate line of numeric keys on the front side of the handset allowing users added convenience.

Available in four colors like Black, Pink, Green and ocean blue, the Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile phone offers 40-MB of internal shared memory that allows upto 1000 number phonebook with Photocall feature 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. A 2-GB microSD card is bundled with the package.

Social Networking

Samsung Corby Mate B3310 also allows users to update their current status and access friends’ updates, live feeds from popular networking portles like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter using a simple Pop-up SNS interface. The phone supports applications for uploading/updating photos and videos to several poplar social networking community sites such as YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, Photobucket and other popular SNS sites.

Connectivity:

Weighing just 101 grams, the new Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile handset offers range of connectivity including GPRS Class 10 – with upto 48 kbps speed, along with EDGE Class 10 - with upto 236.8 kbps speed. There is no WiFi and 3G support.

In addition, Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile phone also offers built-in Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP connection. The wireless Bluetooth v2.1 connection with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) feature allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free and in full stereo.

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.

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Digital Camera

The Samsung Corby Mate B3310 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 with Smile detection support and built-in LED flash light. The Samsung Corby 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.

The new Samsung Corby Mate B3310 phone also can records up to an hour of video with sound in QCIF resolution at 15fps. Video recording and decoding formats in H.263, H.264, 3GPP and MPEG4 video formats. The handset also allows video playback that supports MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 /H.264 and WMV Video formats.

All the rest

Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile phone also sports integrated FM Radio (stereo) with RDS and it allows live recording from FM radio. The live recorded sound clips can only be used as ring tones or alarms.

The handset is 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. The handset also allows changeable back battery color offering several color covers.

Available in four vibrant colors, the Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile phone comes with 800 mAh Li-lon battery which offers upto 5.5 hrs of talk time on full charge and upto 380 hrs of standby time.

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Samsung Corby Mate B3310 Mobile Phone Features

  • Quadband GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 2.0-inch 256K Colors QVGA TFT display, 240 x 320 Pixels resolution
  • Slide-out QWERTY Keypad
  • 40-MB Internal Memory
  • microSD memory card (upto 8-GB), hot-swap functionality
  • 1000 number phonebook with Photocall
  • 30 dialed, 30 received and 30 missed calls records
  • Video Player, Supports MPEG4, 3GPP, WMV, H.264 and H.263 Video Formats
  • Media Player supporting MP3, AAC, eAAC+ and WMA audio file formats
  • GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps speed
  • EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps speed
  • Bluetooth v2.1 + 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
  • Video Recording, QVGA @ 15 fps, MPEG-4 / 3GPP H.263
  • Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Live FM recording
  • 3.5 mm audio port
  • 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, Office Document Viewers
  • Java Games – Cricket and Sudoku
  • Hinglish Messaging
  • Colors – Black, Blue, Pink and Green
  • Li-ion 800 mAh Standard Battery
    Talk time: 5.5 hrs
    Standby time: 380 Hrs
  • Dimensions – 91 x  54 x 17 mm
  • Weight: 101 gms

The new Samsung Corby Mate B3310 mobile phone featuring slide-out QWERTY Keypad, 2.0 MP camera with smile detection support and FM Radio is available in India for Rs. 5,800/- (plus taxes) with one year standard warranty. Visit www.samsung.co.in for more details.

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