Samsung earlier this year launched another budget-priced dual Sim handset Samsung Duos W256 mobile phone that offers Dual Sim (GSM+CDMA) Dual Standby capability and boast of 2.2-inch TFT color full touchscreen display.
Equipped with Mobile Tracker feature Samsung Duos W256 mobile phone is dual-SIM (GSM+CDMA) capable Over Market Handset (OMH) which supports all CDMA and GSM mobile networks including triband GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 network and CDMA 800 MHz network and the new generation mobile allows the convenience of a single feature rich handset with two connections operating simultaneously.
Originally launched in India on 8th January 2010, the Samsung Duos W256 phone comes with price tag of Rs. 6,820 and it 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 Duos W256 phone features a large 2.2-inch 240 x 320 pixels, 262K colors capable QVGA TFT display and phone is equipped with 10-MB internal memory with added support for upto 8-GB microSD expandable memory card with hot-swap functionality for external memory.
Supporting Polyphonic (64 channels) ringtones and MP3 ringtones, Samsung Duos W256 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 111 gms, the new Samsung W256 Duos phone also offers 1.3 megapixel camera offering 1280 x 960 pixels resolution, video recording capability with QVGA @ 15 fps and for data connectivity offers GPRS class 10, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, and hi-speed microUSB port but does not offer EDGE connectivity.
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 W256 Duos 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 W256 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 Duos W256 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 W256 dual Sim mobilephone allows Supporting downloadable JAVA-enabled games, pictures, ringtones and other sounds, as well as text files using WAP 2.0 browse over GPRS internet connection and 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.
The handset also comes loaded with 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 W256 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 W256 dual Sim 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 Duos SGH-W256 dual-SIM 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. 6,820 with one year warranty.Visit www.samsung.com/in for more details.