Samsung has launched three CDMA phones in the Indian market, the Samsung Corby Speed, Samsung Mpower Muzik 219, and Samsung Duos 259.
We had reported in early December 2009 that Samsung plans to launch a CDMA version of the Samsung Corby S3650 entry-level phone in India.
Samsung launched the CDMA version as the Samsung Corby Speed in India, its first touchscreen CDMA phone, on December 29, at a price of Rs 10,400.
The phone will be available with full voice and data service via all CDMA operators like Tata Indicom, Reliance Mobile, MTS and Virgin Mobile that support OMH (Open Market Handset technology) sim cards, the company said.
The Samsung Corby Speed CDMA touch screen phone will have the same features as that of the Samsung Corby S3650 phone.
The touch screen phone comes with a 2.8-inch QVGA TFT LCD display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and 262k colors. It has dimensions of 103 x 56.5 x12.4 mm and weighs 90 gms.
The phone will be available in four bright colors, Jamaican Yellow, Cupid Pink, Minimal White and Festival Orange.
Other features of the Samsung Corby Speed include a 2-megapixel camera with QVGA video recording and smile detection, MP3 player, FM radio, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, microSD card slot, and 80MB internal memory.
The phone will also provide access to popular social networking sites, such as Flicker, Picasa, Facebook and MySpace, live updates, and integration of user-generated content.
The Samsung Corby Speed CDMA touchscreen phone comes with a standard Li-Ion battery with Standby time up to 730 hours and Talktime up to 9 hours.
Users can avail of various data plans for the Samsung Corby Speed via Tata Indicom. Under the Corby 450 plan postpaid users will get 512 MB of free usage per month with two months trial usage of 10GB. Prepaid customers can use the internet by paying per MB and can recharge their phone by paying as little as Rs 28.
Samsung has also launched the Samsung Mpower Muzik 219 and the Samsung Duos 259 CDMA phones in India at a price of Rs 3,599 and Rs 8,350, respectively.
The Samsung Mpower Muzik 219 is a music-centric phone that comes with FM Radio, music player, dual speakers, and microSD card slot for memory up to 2GB.
The Samsung Duos 259 dual-sim phone GSM+CDMA) comes offers FM Radio, 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth and microSD card slot with memory expandable to 8GB.