Samsung Duos Touch W299 Dual Sim (CDMA+GSM) Capable Touch Phone

Samsung’s popular dual Sim handset Samsung Duos Touch W299 phone offers Dual Sim (CDMA+GSM) Dual Standby capability and boast of 2.3-inch TFT color full touchscreen display.


Equipped with Mobile Tracker feature Samsung Duos Touch W299 mobile phone is dual-SIM (CDMA+GSM) capable and is triband GSM  900 / 1800 / 1900 network and CDMA 800 MHz network ready new generation mobile that allows the convenience of a single feature rich handset with two connections operating simultaneously.

Originally launched in India on October 2009, the Samsung W299 touch phone allows two mobile numbers in the same phone offering users make and receive calls and SMS from any SIM card and even allows to switch between the two any time.

The Samsung W299 Duos Touch phone features a large 2.3-inch 240 x 320 pixels, 16 million colors capable QVGA TFT Capacititive touchscreen with Samsung’s TouchWiz Lite v1.0 user interface. The phone is equipped with 38-MB internal memory with added support for upto 4-GB microSD expandable memory card with hot-swap functionality for external memory.

Supporting Polyphonic (64 channels) ringtones and MP3 ringtones, Samsung Duos Touch W299 Dual SIM capable mobile phone offers upto 1000 entries phonebook with Photo call and 30 dialed, 30 received, 30 missed calls records along with 200 messages SMS memory.

Measuring 113 x 49 x 15.9 mm in size and weighing just 114 gms, the new Samsung W299 Duos Touch phone also offers 2.0 megapixel camera with built-in LED flach and 4X digital zoom offering 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution, Video recording capability with QVGA @ 15 fps, GPRS class 10, EDGE Class 10 with 236.8 kbps speed connectivity, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, and  hi-speed microUSB port.

The 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 Stylish Samsung W299 touch 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 and it also offers video playback supports MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video Formats.

The Samsung Duos Touch mobile 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.

The Samsung Duos Touch W299 Dual SIM mobile phone also sports a built-in MP3 media player which which supports MP3, ACC, ACC+, eAAC+, WAV, MIDI and WMA music formats. Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Bluetooth for stereo sound allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free. In addition there is also a FM Radio tuner with 20 station memory and auto-tuning feature.

The Samsung W299 mobilephone allows downloading JAVA-enabled games, pictures, ringtones and other sounds, as well as text files using WAP 2.0 browse over GPRS internet connection and ultra fast 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.

For wired access, Samsung W299 touch mobile phone handset also includes offers USB v2.0/v1.1 for conventional hook-ups. MMS and EMS is a breeze with JAVA technology and WAP 2.0 providing easy access to a wide range of content and applications.

The user can send & receive emails using built-in email client which supports POP3, SMTP & IMAP4 email protocols and it also offers support for MS document viewing software for Microsoft Excel, and MS Word.

The Samsung W299 Duos Touch phone also comes equipped with an Advanced Mobile Tracker to help trace stolen phone, that is seen for the first time in any Dual-SIM touch phone handsets and it offers mobile tracking feature that helps finding the location where user is using the the phone just like a GPS enabled device could, though not as accurate as GPS. The handset can only provide a estimate radius in which the mobile is located. Samsung had offered such Advance mobile tracking feature only for its CDMA mobiles in the past.

Available in a single Black color, the Samsung Duos Touch W299 mobile phone is equipped with offers range of applications including Calendar, Scheduler, To do list, Clock, World time, Alarms, Currency Converter, Calculator, Memo Book, Stop Watch, and Count Down Timer.

The Samsung SGH-W299 dual Sim touch phone comes with Standard Li-Ion 1140 mAh battery which allows upto 250 hours of stand-by time and upto 5 hours of talk time on full charge and it retails for Rs. 10,290 with one year warranty.Visit for more details.

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