Samsung C3222 review

Samsung Chat 322 is the first phone to possess QWERTY keypad with DUOS. It offers better mobile features on the go for heavy texters and traveling people. You can access the 2 SIM cards simultaneously. Power, connectivity and convenience of 2 phones are binded into one handset. Not only the phone bundled with great functions to let you in touch socially and doing business on the fly but also the improved user interface makes the handset easier to operate.

Design

The phone has sufficient elegance to satisfy fashion-seekers hunting for reasonability and takes candy bar shape. The body gauges about 58.1mm wide, 12.3mm deep and 109.5mm tall and is lightweight weighing just 95gm. The model ships in 3 different tones: black, silver and pink with black.

It houses a 2.2inch TFT screen that supports decent 220X176 pixel resolution and 262,144 colors. It is big enough to view the videos and screen look bright, clear and colors just pop out of it.

The phone operates at frequencies of GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and has onboard memory of 45MB. Not to worry, you can expand the memory up to 8GB using the MicroSD/SDHC card slot.

The package embraces Standard Battery, Stereo Headset, Travel Adaptor, Data Cable, User Manual and 1GB memory card along with the handset.

  • OS : Samsung Proprietary mobile operating system
  • Display : 2.2inch TFT screen
  • Camera : 1.3MP
  • Dimension : 58.1 X 12.3 X 109.5 mm
  • Weight : 95g
  • Price : Rs. 4,500

User Interface

The full QWERTY keypad aids typing.  Optical joystick & menu shortcuts make sure that navigation is like a breeze and accelerate functions. Below the display you can find 2 soft keys, a dedicated message button, dedicated e-mail button, call/end buttons. With these facilities you can explore the mobile world comfortably and intuitively.

Connectivity

USB 2.0 triggers swift file transfer between the devices. 3.5mm ear jack is compatible with normal headphones, earphones and portable speakers. Bluetooth v.2.1 manages wireless file sharing and also handles free-of-cost messaging with close by users. However it doesn’t support 3G, WLAN, GPS toting up to drawbacks.

Features

Whether you are dealing with 2 numbers or gaining from different tariff plans, accessing 2 SIM cards always help you to be in touch with twice the convenience. Whether you wish to keep the work and personal phone calls separate or want to have good coverage while traveling then this DUOS feature turns it all simpler and more accessible. So no need to swap the SIM cards back and forth manually, your handset does it automatically.

You get 64 poly ringtones and can set MP3 as ringtone. The phone comes with 3 embedded java games and 7 preloaded wallpapers.

For the office and business purpose there’s offline mode. You can make use of Voice memo and Voice mail. The phone involves Mobile printing option.

You can send SMS/MMS to the loved ones. Also the phone predicts which word you are intended to type as and when you tap on each letter and hence helps in swift texting. You can store up to 1000 SMS in the phone memory.

The phone book can hold up to 1,000 entries. Each entry has room for multiple contact numbers. You can add each contact to a Caller group, assign Ring ID and Picture ID.

C3222 will be loaded with NPS PC Sync Application. Other normal features found on this smart phone are Calendar, Alarm, To do list, Clock, Scheduler, Worldtime, Currency converter, Calculator, Memo book, Converter, Stop watch and Count down timer.

The call functions ropes in standard types such as Caller ID, Call Cost, Call Time, Multiparty, Dialed/Missed/Received calls.

Internet Browsing

Staying in touch is very important for the business as well as pleasure. Hence this phone is shipped with access to all your favorite networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Instant messaging is also available. There are easy shortcuts for these sites and can stay socially up-to-date by the live updates from home screen. Email can be accessed anywhere, anytime and the phone auto pulls hence no need to continually check for fresh emails. Multi IM support which includes MSN, Yahoo, and Gtalk.You can always get connected with colleagues, family and friends.

C3222 comes with Access NetFront 3.5 browser and supports WAP 2.0 browser.

Camera

Camera is placed at the top left corner of the rear end. It can capture pictures at 1.3 mega pixel, which is on the downside since all the other smart phones offers a better camera. Zooming is possible up to 4X. The camera editing options include Shot mode such as Single, Frame, Mosaic and Continuous. Few Photo effects like Fog, Antique, Color boost, Moonlight, solarise, Milky etc. Also white balance: Auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Daylight and Incandescent. The camera is able to record video as well at 15fps which is quite decent.

Music, Video and Sound

To keep you entertained on the go, the phone backs up a Music player. Whenever you are bored with the predictive songs you can switch on to Stereo FM radio where you get the option to record your favorite songs which will be playing on the air. You can enjoy the music in 3D Sound technology. The phone can stream the videos of MPEG4 and H.263 formats.

Performance

Speakerphone works really well. There are no issues related to the reception and the in-call quality. The music player is quite good. The image quality is not very impressive. Camera’s supporting resolution could’ve been increased. The browser is good to use with the minimal user interface.

The 1,000mAh Li-ion battery can survive up to 588 hours in standby mode and offers 12hours 49mins talktime, adds to the plus side.

Conclusion

You can only yell about camera otherwise its chic style, attractive features surely makes C3222 a good deal for its price range. With its affordable tag price you can easily say yes for this model.

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  3. Vijay says:

    Its a very good phone. 1.3mp camera, dual sim, optical trackpad etc But the memory of games and more folder is very low.

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  5. pLEASE GUYS DO NOT PURCHASE THIS PHONE.. ITS WORST PHONE. U CANNOT INSTALL ANY SOFTWARE IN THIS MOBILE. PLEASE GO FOR NOKIA OR LG,

  6. dp says:

    Hi I need to install mobile dictionary 423 kb pls tell me how to install?

  7. mbuso says:

    i am looking for samsung pc studios for c3222, i’ve been using ver. 3.2.1 GL7 for my older J700 and if i connect c3222 it does not appear.

  8. Abhijit says:

    first time i install application in samsung c322 but now iface jar is invalid

  9. Chasens says:

    I purchased this Samsung Chat 3222 in Feb Month.
    I tried to install Mindicator – it is showing invalid jar file
    I want to install chat applications nimbuzz it is not accepting. installation / removal of applications it is showing an error

    I am using NPS. still it is showing an error.

    Any suggestions pls give

  10. JUN says:

    *#52828378# then go to OTA test. That’s all…

    • Bodo says:

      How can I change the size of the memory for applications & games? In “Settings” it’s displaying “0 KB” available, and I cannot run any application/game due to “insuficient memory” error. I cannot change with OTA test.

    • Shijuraj says:

      Thanks alot, it worked

  11. sam mubakye says:

    i want this phone badly send it to the above address
    p.o.box 12194 kampala-uganda (eastafrica)

  12. momo says:

    well i got this phone some couple of days ago when i downloaded and installed any apps in to this phone it’s saying that the downloaded jar are invalid..pls provide me an idea……..
    i have also tried stuffs with the jad maker…..

    pls pls pls anybody provide me a solution…

  13. osiris says:

    if you have your blackberry’s contact sync with your BBdesktop, chances are you have your contacts synced in the ms outlook.

    download NPS (samsung pc suite) and sync your samsung phone there. configure the outlook sync you you can copy all your contacts from your ms outlook to your samsung phone.

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