Samsung has launched another budget-priced dual Sim handset Samsung Duos Cha@t 322 mobile phone that offers dual-SIM (GSM+CGSM) with dual-SIM Standby capability and boast of full QWERTY keyboard for a comprehensive and convenient all-round user experience.
The Samsung Ch@t 322 is the first ever Samsung handset that offers combination of dual-SIM functionality and the full fixed QWERTY keypad.
Featuring dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) capability, the Samsung Ch@t 322 mobile phone supports tri-band GSM 850/900/1800 network allowing the convenience of a single feature rich handset with two connections operating simultaneously.
The handset offers 4 rows of neatly spaced full QWERTY keypad fixed below the display along with robust optical trackpad and runs on Samsung’s proprietary DUOS UX user interface allowing users to place important information and functions on the homescreen for quick access.
The phone comes with pre-installed instant messengers including MSN, Yahoo, Google talk enabling users to chat with their contacts any time any where.
The Samsung Ch@t 322 Duos mobile phone features a 240 x 320 pixels, 256K colors capable QVGA TFT display and phone is equipped with 10-MB internal memory with added support for expandable memory via microSD memory card with hot-swap functionality.
Supporting Polyphonic (64 channels) ringtones and MP3 ringtones, Samsung Ch@t 322 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.
The phone also includes 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 and EDGE Class 10 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 Blackberry style Samsung Ch@t 322 mobile phone can also 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 Ch@t 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. The handset does NOT feature FM Radio.
The phone also supports 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 Samsung Ch@t 322 phone comes loaded with built-in email client which supports POP3, SMTP & IMAP4 email protocols and it also comes with social networking sites integration via built-in SNS. It also offers Auto Pull Email feature that allows a push-like email experience on this handset, ridding users the frequent email checking.
Allowing users an always-connected social life with full, the Samsung Ch@t 322 offers round-the-clock access to their favourite social media sites including Facebook and Twitter, with a range of multimedia options. SNS shortcuts to Facebook and Twitter are available on the Smart Home homescreen allowing users to be instantly and conveniently connected with their social groups.
It also features ’smart home’ toolbar that provides the automatic updates from contacts in social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter.
Expected to arrive later this month (November, 2010) the Samsung Ch@t 322 QWERTY phone allows two mobile numbers (SIMs) 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.
Available in three vibrant colors viz. Blackm White and Pink, the Samsung Ch@t 322 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 Ch@t 322 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.
Price and Availability
The Samsung Ch@t 322 is expected to be available in Asis, Middle least and Africa regions sometime later this November 2010. Samsung has not revealed its prices in any market as yet. Visit www.samsung.com/in for more details.