Saturday, March 13, 2010

Two Samsung dual SIM mobile phones launched in India: The Samsung Duos Touch and Duo 256

Mobile phones with one SIM cards are becoming out of fashion these days. So, here is Samsung dual SIM mobile to fulfill your needs. Recently, two Samsung dual SIM mobile handsets have been launched in India- Samsung Duos Touch (SCH W299) and Samsung Duos 256 (SCH W256).

The Samsung Duos Touch (SCH W299):

The Samsung Duos Touch (SCH W299) is a slick looking touchscreen phone which supports both GSM and CDMA SIMs. The phone supports Tata Indicom, Reliance and Virgin Mobile CDMA Networks and all GSM networks India.

  • Length: 113.8 mm
  • Breadth: 15.9 mm
  • Width: 49 mm
  • Weight: 120g
  • Touchscreen: 2.3 inch touchscreen TFT display with 16 million colors and 320 x 240 QVGA resolution.
  • Memory: 4GB expandable memory card to store music, video and pictures.
  • Camera: 2 megapixel camera with 4X digital zoom. It has camcorder function for video recording.
  • Network support: The Samsung Duos Touch (SCH W299) has two card slots-800 MHz CDMA and 900/1800 MHz GSM. Both GSM and CDMA connections remain active simultaneously.
  • Radio: Stereo FM with one time auto tuning up to 30 FM stations.
  • Bluetooth: The Samsung Duos Touch (SCH W299) supports Bluetooth headsets, stereo music headsets, dailup network, file transfer, object push profiles.
  • Media files: The phone supports a wide range of media files including- MPEG4, MP3, AAC, and AAC+.
  • Ringtones: 64 Polyphonic ring tones
  • Games: 3D Golf Game
  • Battery: 1140mAh powerful battery to support 2 networks simultaneously.
  • Talk time: Up to 4 hrs.
  • Stand by: Up to 300 hrs.
  • Price: Samsung Duos Touch (SCH W299) is priced at Rs. 10290
  • Free accessories: Travel adaptor, stereo ear-phone, stylus, and data cable with CD.

Samsung Duo 256 (SCH W256):

The other Samsung dual SIM mobile handset, Samsung Duo 256 (SCH W256), is an Open Market Handset (OMH). It is an attractive bar shaped phone. The Samsung Duos 256 (SCH W256) has following features:

  • Dual SIM Mobile Phone supporting both GSM and CDMA.
  • GPRS: Yes.
  • Games: Motion games
  • Camera: 1.3MP camera
  • Bluetooth: Yes.
  • Memory expansion: Expandable up to 8GB through microSD card
  • Battery: 1140 mAh battery.
  • Price: The Samsung Duos 259 (SCH W259) is priced at Rs.6820.

Tata Indicom special offer:

Famous Indian mobile phone career, Tata Indicom is offering users 1,000 free minutes throughout March if they can change to one of these two Samsung dual SIM mobile handsets.

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  1. i want to buy samsung sch w259 mobile so i need to know quality of this product like embedded memory, screen resolution, sound quality, for net access edge technology is used or not, if not then how far it performs on my browsing and downloading, music player is having equalizer or not? and how is FM sound quality?

  2. Samsung W259 is value for money, it give all the features that we need in a mobile set i am using it from last 2 month it is very good mobile in this serice.

  3. chindi phone hai....kuch bhi software nahi milta phone ke compatible......

  4. i wantto know aii models of dualsim with price list(india) of samsung mobile

  5. Gopi : I had purchased on 6th june. Mobile net connecting problem in cdma. Pl. sort out and guide the people to overcome the problem. Sim preference given GSM only. Need to explain how to change preference from gsm to cdma. Nobody responding from TATA customer care / Samsung service centre people.

  6. How good is the battery backup. How much backup it give in standby if you have GSM CDMA sims active with the mobile.

  7. Phone without 3G Poor battery backup , camera not upto mark, buy with a vigilant EYE.

  8. i want to know about the sound effect and camera quality

  9. how is the sound music clarity nd working of cdma nd gsm perfect dudes???

  10. According to me w259 has low battery backup and when u enter to ur phonebook it gets hanged. Sound quality is good but without 3.5 mm output its worthless. Camera quality is not upto mark and memory card is under the battery so its not upto for freequatly use. i will give 5 marks out of 10.

  11. mobile is shmeless kuch bhi kaam ka nahi hai.....plz dont buy it...pastaoge agar kharidoge...

  12. i have purches but cant satisfied.... some problm in active network..plz dont bye it...its too boorrr... sim selection ka problm he isme ..

  13. Mobile is simple superb, i want to buy..