The Samsung W279 is a multifaceted device which is capable of catering to the user’s entertainment as well as connectivity needs. The phone comes in a bar form and has a dual active SIM (CDMA GSM) capability for users who require separate SIM cards for work and personal purposes. The device uses a Polaris browser for the user to surf the internet and comes with an alphanumeric keypad under the screen.
The device supports 2G as well as 3G networks and comes in dimensions of 49.9 x 118.9 x 14.07 mm. The phone weighs in at 103 g which makes it a light device that fits easily into the palm of the hand. The camera on the phone is a 2 megapixel device and is capable of shooting video as well. The camera possesses useful tools like Shot mode and Photo Effects to simplify the usability of the camera.
Battery and Storage
The features of this device are powered by a 1200 mAh battery which promises to provide the user a talktime of 6 hours and an ample standby time of 160 hours. The device also contains an expandable memory slot which can boost the memory on the phone by up to 16 GB using a micro SD card.
The Samsung W279 is quite capable of keeping the user entertained when on the move. The micro SD card on the device is capable of holding the user’s music collection as the phone comes with an inbuilt music player. Additionally, the phone also contains a video player which can play MPEG4 format videos. The device also comes with an FM radio making the phone an efficient entertainment aid on the whole.
Connectivity and Features
This Samsung device is highly capable of keeping the user connected on the move, at work or at home. The W279 comes with GPRS and EDGE technology to access the internet on the 2G network. The phone is also capable of connecting to 3G on CDMA network for a faster browsing experience. Additionally, the device is capable of exchanging files and documents using the micro USB port or via the Bluetooth function on the device.
The Samsung W279 also comes with useful features like Predictive text input, Alarm and Games. The phone also comes with Samsung’s SOS feature which sends out SMSs and automatically receives calls of selected contacts when the user is in an emergency situation and has activated the feature.
Thanks to the dual SIM function, you can separate your personal life from your professional life while keeping up on both fronts. The Primo Duos supports two card slots which are CDMA and GSM compliant. The GSM (900/1,800MHz) and CDMA (800MHz) connections will remain active consistently, so you can get the right call and messaging plans on two separate SIMs to make things more affordable.
Watch television anytime and anywhere. With the stylish and fashionable Samsung Primo Duos, you can switch on the LIVE TV mode and access up to 100 live channels through the mobile TV application. The dynamic Primo Duos will surely be your only stop for multimedia entertainment.
Celebrate your independence with Samsung's OMH technology on the Primo Duos. Thanks to this feature, you can choose almost any CDMA operator, and the call/SMS service of your choice.
Stream movies, browse through your FB News Feed, update what’s on your mind as a status or download the songs of your choice with high-speed internet that can peak at transfer rates of up to 3.1 Mbps. Your Samsung Primo Duos is one of the best mediums for you to connect to the Web with its 3G connectivity.
Stay connected with your loved ones, always. The extended 1200mAh battery of the Samsung Primo Duos gives you an extended talktime. No matter where you are, your Primo Duos will never die out of battery, allowing you to enjoy life in full swing.
|In The Box|
|Supported Memory Card Type|
|Phone Book Memory|
|Call Log Memory|
|Primary Camera Available|
|Primary Camera Features|
|Secondary Camera Available|
|Video Recording Resolution|
|Micro USB Port|
|FM Radio Recording|
Good phone in (CDMA+GSM) But costly with its reduced features
27 May, 2012
6 Aug, 2012
DO NOT BUY THIS PHONE
24 Jul, 2012
12 Mar, 2013
Nice one to buy for GSM _ CDMA HANDSET.
22 Jan, 2013
GOOD CDMA-GSM mobile
26 Nov, 2012
Worst buy ever....
18 Mar, 2013
31 Jan, 2014
25 Jan, 2014
awsome with the price
18 Apr, 2013