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Samsung Chat 222
Samsung chat is a mobile phone designed especially for youngsters for chatting through different applications and means on their phone. This DUAL sim phone is good is one wants to keep his/her personal life separate from the official. One touch access to Social network and easy typing for messages. Samsung Chat 222 is one of the cheapest but fully featured phone in the market today.
How i came across this phone?
Me and my friends went out for a dinner one day, and all my friends use Blackberry as they keep in touch with the blackberry Messenger. I personally never liked Blackberry due to numerous reasons though I use/d almost all Blackberry phones. But not as fascinating as Androids and Windows. One of the odd man out had a Samsung Chat 222 with her. I liked the design and the qwerty keypad so much, that i bought one myself the very next day. The keys were fairly spaced and let me type easily without no problems and errors. I'm on a Price Plan with my service provider that gives me unlimited texts. So i always need a keypad phone for my contract sim to keep texting. And this phone is better than a typing on a touch phone. I probably think, as the name of the phone itself suggests that the phone is designed for Chatting.
When i went to the store, they showed me three colours and different models. White, Black and Grey. I liked the black one more and this was Chat 222 model. Hence i went for it. And the spaces between the keys is fair. So makes it easy to type. There are good shorcut keys including the Smileys and camera. One touch SMS and locking keypad system. Another advantage of the design of this phone is you wont find any issues or dont have to struggle to disconnect a call when you're on a call and may save some minutes you get from your service provider.
Features I liked:
- Qwerty Keypad: The Qwerty Keypad is just similar to a computer keyboard. As i'm very well versed with the location of keys, i can type around 35 wpm on this mobile. Great and easy to type on this mobile and with no errors most importantly. - Get Social One touch Facebook lets me access to Facebook. I just scroll the cursor to the shortcut and open it. Same can be done to access Twitter, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and other social media applications.
- DUAL sim DUAL sim which helps me keep two different numbers. But i personally use only my sim on which i get unlimited texts. But people who use two phones for two different sim cards may consider this model. My crazy brother uses a dual sim phone for his two girl friends.
- Memory The internal memory is not much just 43 Mb but expandable upto 16Gb which should be more than enough. I've a 8Gb Transcend memory card to save all the stuff. but the recent calls list doesn't get saved to it. But the 48Mb of memory sometimes causes the phone to fail to work fast and gets frozen. This can be overcome by deleting the stuff in the phone memory.
-Music and Radio I've phone with radio FM, but this has an additional feature with FM radio recording ability thats makes it better, though i dont listen to it frequently.
- Samsung Apps Just like i can download numerous applications on Android, i can also download games and applications from Samsung Apps but comparatively its not a huge database of apps and games. Most of the applications are identical.
Keyboard is QWERTY meaning just like a small conmputer keyboard Weight 90 gms very compatible and portable Ringtone type Mp3 clear than .amr or other formats Bluetooth v2.1 to connect to devices and exchange data Some Java games Samsung Apps Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM Digital Camera of 0.3 Megapixels to click pics and capture videos with zoom upto 2x
Where can i buy this?
Amazon, Ebay is the best place to get this from. You can also check your mobile service provider. But rather than purchasing it through a contract an Unlocked Phone can be purchased and a SIM only price plan will be the best deal for you.
How much does it cost?
This phone is a cheap one and costs anything between £48 to £52 for a fully Unlocked phone.
Who do i recommend this to? If yes then to whom?
I wont actually recommend this old type phoneto youngsters who want to keep up to date gadgets as you wont find this wonders, but people elderly people who find it hard to understand and dont like touch Smart phones and who text alot can go for this one. I recommend this dual phone for people who text alot and have two phone for two different sim cards, one personal and one work. This phone is a entertaining piece as compared to to other phone in similar price range. With a great range of features, this phone is one of the cheapest one.
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