Samsung Guru 1175 Launched in India for Rs. 1690

Guru 1175, the latest low-end mobile phone from Samsung, has been launched in India. Speaking on the launch, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, Director, Mobile & IT, Samsung Indian Electronics Pvt. Ltd said, “The new, stylish Guru 1175 is a valuable addition to the popular Guru series of Samsung phones in the essential phone segment”.

The newest Guru handset offers an interesting mix of features including torch light, advanced mobile tracker, fake call, bike mode, Indian calendar and SOS messages. When “bike mode” is enabled, you will only receive calls from a select few contacts. Everyone else will automatically get a busy tone.


The stylish and ergonomic Guru 1175 has a 1.52-inch CSTN screen with 65K colours and measures in at 108.5×45.95×14.4 mm. All the standard features like FM Radio, MP3 ringtones, regional language input (with support for 9 regional languages) are present. Thanks to the inbuilt 1 MB memory, Guru 1175 is capable of storing 1000 contacts and 500 SMS messages. The 1000 mAh battery should provide up to 12 hours of talktime, 23 hours of FM radio playback and 38 hours of torch light.

The mobile segment in India has been growing at an explosive rate and everyone wants a piece of the cake. Guru is decently priced, looks good and even more importantly, it has a few unique gimmicks. Overall, if promoted well, Guru 1175 has the potential to be a winner for Samsung.

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Pallab De

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