Fly MV282 Dual-SIM Multimedia Phone Launched In India For Rs.2,889

Fly Mobiles recently launched a new multimedia phone, Fly MV282. This handset comes with dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) capabilities. Fly MV282 features the King Movie technology, which is basically a high rate compression video format. It allows the user to store ample of music videos and movies in a limited storage space and provides better user experience. The King Movie technology reduces the video to 1/10th of the original size.

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Fly MV 282 features a 2.8 inch QVGA TFT display, sporting a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, dual-SIM (GSM+GSM), 2 megapixel camera, video recording capabilities, GPRS/EDGE, WAP Browser, MP3 ringtones, English/Hindi support, Auto Call Recording, Call Conference, Torch Light and so on.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Audio Player with Equalizer, SMS Blacklist, Anti Theft, 613 KB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, T-Flash card slot, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, 1000 phonebook entries, up to 400 hrs of stand-by time, up to 15 hrs of talk-time and a 2000 mAh battery.

This handset allows you to stay connected with your family and friends, thanks to the pre-installed Nimbuzz app. The user can not only set a gif image as a wallpaper, but the user can also set a video on the idle screen. The Fly MV282 multimedia phone comes with a price tag of just Rs.2,889 (approx. $60) in India.

Samsung Launches The Galaxy Ace Duos, Galaxy Y Duos & Galaxy Y Pro Duos In India

Samsung recently launched 3 new dual-SIM smartphones, the Galaxy Ace Duos, Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y Pro Duos in India. The company has already announced the Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y Pro Duos during the end of 2011, however the Galaxy Ace Duos is the latest addition to the Samsung’s dual-SIM Galaxy family.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos is basically the dual-SIM version of the highly popular Galaxy Ace smartphone. Both the Galaxy Ace Duos and Galaxy Y Duos comes with a full touchscreen display. On the other hand, the Galaxy Y Pro Duos features a touchscreen display as well as a full QWERTY keyboard.

Mr. Ranjit Yadav, Country Head, Mobile and IT, Samsung India, said,

“We are very proud and delighted to announce the launch of these innovative hybrid mobile devices. These devices combine the effectiveness of all the smartphone features and at the same time give consumers a unique opportunity to maintain their work life balance. With the increasing demand for being connected 24×7 and yet maintaining a personal life balance, these innovative Dual SIM smartphones enable the mobile consumers to be socially networked through their phones anytime, anywhere, and at the same time separate their personal life from their professional life.”

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Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos features a 3.5 inch HVGA display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 832 MHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, Samsung TouchWiz UI, dual-SIM (GSM+CDMA), 5 megapixel rear camera, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0, Android Market and a 1650 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos comes with a 3.14 inch QVGA display, sporting a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, 832 MHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, Samsung TouchWiz UI, dual SIM (GSM+GSM), 3 megapixel rear camera, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 384 MB RAM, 160 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0 and a 1300 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos features a 2.6 inch QVGA display, sporting a resolution of 400 x 240 pixels, 832 MHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, Samsung TouchWiz UI, Optical trackpad, dual SIM (GSM+GSM), 3 megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera for video calls, 384 MB RAM, 160 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity and a 1350 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos, Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y Pro Duos comes with a price-tag of Rs.16,900 (approx. $340), Rs.10,490 (approx. $210) and Rs.11,090 (approx. $225) respectively.

Samsung Launches The Champ Deluxe Duos In India For Rs.4790

Samsung recently launched the dual-SIM Samsung Champ Deluxe Duos in India. This handset comes with a 2.8 inch touchscreen display, 1.3 megapixel rear camera, 16 GB expandable memory and much more. The entry-level Champ Deluxe Duos is specially targeted at the youth in India. It comes with the Samsung ChatON messaging service, which allows you to communicate instantly with any mobile phone and share text, pictures, calendar, contacts, emotions, hand-written notes and videos instantly with your friends.

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Samsung Champ Deluxe Duos features a 2.8 inch QVGA touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, TouchWiz UI, dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) capabilities, 1.3 megapixel rear camera, GPRS/EDGE, 3.5 mm headset jack, FM radio, Audio and Video player, microSD card slot, 16 GB expandable memory, micro USB, make fake calls feature, Bluetooth, Samsung ChatON and a 1000 mAh battery.

Samsung Champ Deluxe Duos is available in 2 colors – White and Black. This handset comes with a price tag of Rs.4790. However, you can easily buy this handset at Flipkart for just Rs.3925. To get this handset from Flipkart, head over to this page.

Samsung SCH-W999 is a Dual-Screen, Dual-SIM Clamshell Android Phone Heading To China Telecom

Samsung has announced a new wacky Android running handset headed to China, the SCH-W999. This dual-screen, flip phone packs in two 3.5-inch Super-AMOLED displays with WVGA (480×800) resolution. The handset is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor from Qualcomm (S3), and comes with 1GB RAM.

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The phone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Sammy’s own TouchWiz UI jazzing up the stale Gingerbread’s UI a bit. Other usual features like GPS with A-GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, WAPI and a bunch of sensors. At the back of this dual-screen, clamshell phone is a 5MP camera.

Besides being a dual-screen phone, the phone is also a dual-SIM one with GSM and CDMA network support. The SCH-W999 is headed to China Telecom for an unknown price and will be released at an unknown date.

Looking at the way how some dual-screen Android running phones have failed in the past, I doubt Samsung will even think about releasing this handset outside of China.

Nokia 100 and 101 Announced; Low-End Phones with FM Radio On-Board

Nokia is on a spree of announcing new phones! Yesterday, the company announced three new Symbian Belle powered phones, the Nokia 600, 700 and 701. Today, the company has announced two new handsets, the Nokia 100 and 101. Unlike the handsets announced yesterday, both the handsets announced today are low-end ones, and are meant for the emerging market.

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The Nokia 100 and 101 are powered by the Series 30 OS. Both the handsets also come with a color display, FM radio and a flashlight on-board. The main difference between the Nokia 100 and 101 is that the latter is a dual-SIM phone, while the former is not. The 101 also comes with an MP3 player, 3.5mm audio jack and a microSD card slot. The handsets will also have an exceptionally good battery life, and can last up to 25 days on standby.

In selected markets, the handsets will come with Nokia Life Tools pre-installed as well. The Nokia 101 will go on sale in emerging markets like China and India from this quarter, itself. The Nokia 100 will be launched sometime in the next quarter. The Nokia 100 will retail for €20 and the 101 will retail for €25, excluding taxes and subsidies.

G-Five Launches 4 New Dual-SIM Phones In India

G-Five, the second largest selling mobile phone brand in India, has recently launched 4 new entry level phones. The new G-Five Movie King E680, E650 and E620 models come with a 4 GB data card preloaded with 20 full-length movies, 20 ringtones and 5 FTV videos. These handsets are pre-loaded with blockbuster hits like Singh is King, Rock On, Pardes, Taal, Wakeup Sid, Bhool Bhulaiya etc. On the other hand, the G-Five G20 is the company’s first gaming phone which comes preloaded with 1000 video games including the most popular family of 16-bit games like Mario, Contra, Tetris, Goonies, Battle City and so on.

Industry innovations are largely restricted to high end or smart phone category and not much has been done for the mass category which is over 60% of the market. We, as a mass market brand are committed enhance consumer experience in this category. G’Five has consistently offered innovative compelling products at most competitive price. In the last 6 months we have launched several innovative models like the projector phone. During Cricket World Cup, we launched a complete range of TV phones, so that our consumers can enjoy their Cricket telecast anywhere. The latest in our series of innovation for the mass market are the Movie King range and the gaming phone targeted at those desiring non-stop entertainment on the go,said Mr. Arshit Pathak, Managing Director, Kingtech Electronics India Private Limited, a group Company of G’FIVE International.

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The G-FIVE Movie King E680 comes with a 2.2 inch QVGA display, dual-SIM dual standby, dual camera, built-in Yamaha amplifier for surround-sound effect, FM radio player, music player, video player, 3.5 mm headset jack and so on. The G-Five Movie King E620 features a 2.2 inch QVGA display, dual-SIM dual standby, music player, video player, built-in Yamaha amplifier, FM radio player, 3.5 mm headset jack and analog TV.

The G-Five Movie King E650 is a stylish flip phone with 2.4 inch touchscreen and the same features mentioned in the above phones. The G-Five G20 is a gaming phone with 2.4 inch QVGA display, dual-SIM capabilities, dual memory card slot, analog TV, built-in Yamaha amplifier, universal 3.5 mm audio jack, music player, Wi-Fi connectivity and more. This handset also has a gaming simulator with 1000 pre-loaded games.

G-Five will soon launch Android smartphones as well as tablet PC’s in India. The company also plans to launch other consumer electronic products in 2011 such as netbooks, laptops, music boxes etc.

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Nokia Announces The Nokia C2-03 Dual SIM Phone

Nokia recently announced the Nokia C2-03 dual-SIM phone with with Touch and Type technology at the Nokia Connection in Singapore.. The Nokia C2-03 is company’s third Touch and Type device and the first device to feature a Dual-SIM functionality with the Touch and Type form factor. Nokia C2-03 comes with the Easy Swap feature which allows you to open the slot on the side of the phone and insert the new SIM, without the need to reboot the device.

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“The Nokia C2-03 makes managing multiple SIMs simpler, without compromising on any other features. Why should consumers have to choose between touch and keypad, or forego a great web, map, entertainment or email experience? With the Nokia C2-03 we have made it all available on one affordable device,” said Mary McDowell, the head of Nokia’s Mobile Phones business unit.

Nokia C2-03 features a touchscreen display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, Series 40 User Interface, microSD cardslot, 32 GB expandable memory, 2GB MicroSD card included, GPRS/EGPRS, Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR, micro USB 2.0, up to 35 hours music playback, up to 400 hours stand-by time, up to 5 hours talk-time and a 1020 mAh battery. This handset measures 103 mm x 51.4 mm x 17 mm and weighs 118 g.

This handset will be available in 3 colors – Graphite, Golden Buff and Lilac. The Nokia C2-03 will be available in Q3 2011 in India, China, SEAP, Eurasia and MEA. It comes with a price tag of €77 (approx. Rs.5,000).

MAXX Mobiles Launches 3 Dual-SIM Phones In India

maxx mobilesMAXX Mobiles recently launched 3 dual-SIM phones in India – MAXX Hexa (MX155), MAXX Rave (MX182) and MAXX Buzz (MX188). These handset comes with different features such as GPRS, FM Radio, Audio and Video player, up to 4 GB expandable memory, powerful battery and more. The phones are especially designed to meet the need for sustained battery life by mobile phone users in smaller towns and villages as well as the demand for higher talk time by the youth.

Ajjay Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director, MAXX Group states, In a vast country like India, people spend many hours using their mobile phones but seldom find time to continuously charge it. Anticipating the need for longer battery life, we created three such handsets. Now, even in places where consumers face discontinued electrical supply, they can enjoy the benefits of extended talk-time and standby time.

MAXX Hexa features a unique hexagon shaped navigation key, dual SIM/dual standby, 2 GB expandable memory, FM radio, audio/video player, sound recorder, melody composer, GPRS, Bluetooth data connectivity and more. This handset also has a 1800 mAh powerful battery which ensures a talk-time of up to 6.5 hours and standby time of up to 600 hours. MAXX Hexa comes with a price tag of Rs.1,580.

MAXX Rave bar phone comes with a 1.3 megapixel camera, dual SIM/dual standby, microSD card slot, 4 GB expandable memory, dual torch, sound recorder, MP3/3GPP/MP4 player, video recorder, E-book reader, GPRS connectivity and more. MAXX Rave offers up to 6.5 hours of talk-time and up to 650 hours of standby time with a 1900 mAh battery. This handset comes with a price tag of Rs.1,888.

MAXX Buzz features a 1.3 megapixel camera, MicroSD card slot, 4 GB expandable memory, 2GB memory card bundled, dual SIM/dual standby handset, MP3/MP4 player, FM radio, privacy protection and more. MAXX Buzz offers a talk-time of up to 6.5 hours and a standby time of up to 600 hours with a 1800 mAh battery. This handset comes with a price tag of Rs.2,068.

Akai Launches The ‘WOW’ 3D Touchscreen Phone In India

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Akai Mobiles, a division of the largest Japanese Consumer Electronics brand, Akai India, recently launched their first 3D touchscreen phone in India. Akai WOW features a 3.5 inch touchscreen display, 3D User Interface, Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) standby, 3 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi connectivity and more. Akai WOW offers 3D user interface as well as surround sound.

Akai WOW comes with a 3.5 inch WQVGA touchscreen display, 3D User Interface, dual SIM (GSM+GSM) standby, 3 megapixel camera with video recording, 62 MB user memory, 1 GB + 256 MB flash memory, 8GB expandable memory, 4 GB memory card included, Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 2.0, FM Radio with recording, RMVB & NES Games, java application support, EDGE/WAP, USB 2.0, up to 10 days on standby time and up to 4 hrs of talktime.

Akai WOW is the cheapest 3D touchscreen phone available in India. Sadly, it does not comes with a 3G connectivity. This handset is available for just Rs. 7,995 and comes with a one year warranty. Akai WOW can be easily purchased from more than 15000 retail outlets across India.

LG Unveils A155 And A120 Dual SIM Phones

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LG recently unveiled two new entry level phones, A155 and A120. Both the handsets comes with basic features such as speakerphone, Music player, Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) capability, FM Radio, GRPS/EDGE and so on. Sadly, none of the handsets comes with Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.

LG A155 is a simple candybar phone featuring a small 2 inch TFT display wihh 144 x 176 pixels resolution, Music player, FM radio, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, MicroSD card slot, 2 GB expandable memory, Alarm, Calendar, up to 200 hours standby time, up to 3 hours 30 minutes talktime and a 900 mAh battery. LG A120 comes with a 1.77 inch display with 128 x 160 pixels resolution, FM radio, Dual SIM, dual speaker, integrated flashlight, up to 1300 hours of standby time, up to 13 hours of talktime and so on.

The price of LG A155 is not announced yet, but it is expected to cost less than $100. LG A120 comes with a price tag of 1690 rubles (approx.$55) and it is currently available only in Russia. Both the handsets are expected to launch soon in India and other Asian and European markets.