Samsung Launches 3G + 2G Touch Dual Sim Active Phone

Samsung Electronics announced the launch of three new Dual Sim handsets which include Samsung Star Duos , the industry’s first 3G and 2G touch Dual-Sim Active phone Guru Dual 25 (GT-E1225) and Guru Dual 26 (GT-E1252).

The new Samsung Star Duos is the industry’s first 3G + 2G Dual-Standby Touch phone. The 3G + 2G (HSDPA + EDGE) Dual Standby utuilizes two SIM cards to expertly manage both work and life tasks in one unit, and allows switching between both without re - powering the handset. The WAP/MMS/E-mail supported software keeps the user always connected.

The Touch functionality helps in instant messaging, easy access to mobile applications and business related features. While dedicated widgets manage switching between 2 SIM cards, the 3 page extended Menu and Touchwiz 2.0 plus provides intuitive UI for easy navigation. The Samsung B-7722 has distinct Business Features and tools to maintain a mobile office: Active Sync which updates e-mails from the desktop to the user’s mobile, Phone Book 2000 for organizing contacts, Document viewer handles MS Office, PDF TXT and other files, Multi –language dictionary and an offline mode which allows the user to turn off his/her phone while he/she continues to work on other functions.

The Multimedia experience of GT – B7722 has the SoundAlive feature, 5MP AF Camera with Power LED, FindMusic that tracks down new song titles for download on MP3 and Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP to enjoy music on wireless headset. It comes with a 250MB Internal memory, expandable upto 16GB.

The phone offers connectivity to various Social Networking sites through wi-fi connections, users can upload photos & videos to sites like Facebook, YouTube and Flickr and Multi IM created limitless chat opportunities to Palringo, Gtalk and AOL. The Samsung GT B7722 is priced at Rs.12,300.

The Samsung Guru Dual 25 (GT – E1225) and Samsung Guru Dual 26 ( GT –E 1252) have large displays, stereo FM, Torch, 9 regional language support and phonebook and SMS memory to store upto 1000. The Dual – SIM Shift feature of Guru Dual 25 allows users to carry 2 SIMS on the phone, however only one SIM is active at a time. Users can choose to switch between each SIM as per his convenience. With the Dual – Sim Standby feature of Samsung Guru Dual 26, users can access two separate network and best call rate for better coverage.

Guru Dual 25 has a screen size of 1.8” inches QQVGA TFT, while Guru Dual 26 has display of 2” QQVGA 262K TFT LCD. The Samsung E- 1225 is also equipped with a 3.5 pi ear jack. The Samsung Guru Dual 25 has a 800mAh battery with a talk time of upto 9 hours and a stand by time upto 420 hours. Samsung Guru Dual 26 has a 1000mAh extended battery with 11 hours of talk time and 620 hours in standby mode. The handsets are also equipped with games, mobile prayer, Indian calendar, 40 poly ring tones, SOS message and Bike mode features.

The Samsung Guru Dual 25 (GT – E1225) is priced at: Rs. 2,020 and the Samsung Guru Dual 26 (GT – E 1252) is priced at Rs. 2,240. With the launch of these 3 phones, Samsung’s Dual –Sim portfolio now has 10 models in the range of Rs. 2,020 to Rs. 12,300.


Published Date: Sep 30, 2010 12:26 pm | Updated Date: Sep 30, 2010 12:26 pm