Samsung has come out with another latest entry level phone that is mainly devoted for messaging and that is Samsung B3310. The phone seems more likely for girls and the phone is available in pretty colors like black, pink and blue. It is a fun looking handset which comes in good color’s casing.
Samsung B3310 houses a sliding QWERTY keyboard. An abnormal thing that you can notice in the phone is the vertical numeric keypad that can be seen on the left side of the phone. Users can feel the entire different and unique design of the phone. The phone has a TFT screen measuring 2 inches with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels that can support 256000 colors. Just below the screen, any one can find the D-Pad which is surrounded by a pair of navigation keys and handset call keys. The valuable space is occupied by the large D-Pad, and also the screen is relatively small. This is one of the drawbacks of the phone. The phone measures 91 x 54 x 17 mm. Though it is not a slim phone, it easily fits into any one’s pocket.
Since social networking sites have become more popular nowadays, social networking capabilities included in the phone is one of the major features. For this purpose, there placed a Symbian style shortcut scroll bar for holding the shortcuts for MySpace and Facebook, that is present on the bottom of the homescreen. Users can perform their usual activities by just one click for example: updating their status and messaging their friends etc. Besides all these, one can find shortcuts for the sites like Photobucket and Flickr where they can share their photos easily.
Apart from the social networking sites, a camera with 2 megapixel is at the back side of the phone. It captures image at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. Even though it lacks a flash, images taken with this camera is of good quality. It also takes pretty good pictures even at low light environments. Samsung B3310 also offers good quality music through built-in MP3 player and FM radio for listening to the music. Video playback is possible and the formats that are supported are H.263, MP4, and H.264. For watching videos, a 2 inches display may cause obstruction.
An internal memory of 40MB and Bluetooth connectivity are provided in the phone. A microSD card slot can extend the memory capacity of the phone. Other features supported are MMS, SMS, Instant messaging and Emailing. Also Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP audio support is found in the phone.
Samsung B3310 runs on GSM quad band network and the handset is capable of switching between the different network brands that includes GSM 900, GSM 850, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. This quad band network lets user to use their phone where ever they go, it may be in any part of this world. This is one of the advantages of this phone. The device comes with the rechargeable battery. If the phone is fully charged, then it can be alive for five hours of talk time mode and three hundred and eighty hours of standby time.
Due to the EDGE and GPRS technologies, the users could experience high data transfer rates. Thanks to Samsung B3310. If the user wishes to connect the phone to the secondary device, then they may do the connection either using Bluetooth or USB cable. While using the Bluetooth, users have to connect the Bluetooth devices that are only ten meters apart from their phone. Call records can be accessed easily. Call making is also easy. The phone supports Java games and also they can download new games from the internet if they wish. Multimedia messaging is also supported so that users can create their own text message and also they can add sounds, photos, video clips to the created message. For web browsing, WAP 2.0 browser is provided along with XHTML Web experience. Users are given an opportunity to get the online information and latest news via the web.
Built in RDS feature lets user to enjoy the visual as well as listening experience with FM radio. They can tune to their adorable radio stations. Internet also helps user in downloading new musics and they can save them in their phone easily. They can even change their caller tunes and ringtones, message alerts in order to suit their taste and style.
Except the weird look of the phone, all other features give pretty nice experience. This phone is best suited for those who does not matter or never mind about the physical look of the phone but looks for the internal stuff. Due to its glaring features, Samsung’s phones have made name and fame in the mobile market. Let’s see this phone Samsung B3310 also remains in the market for a longer period or not.