There is a huge potential in Indian market for budget phones. While Indian mobile manufacturers like Micromax, Lava and Karbonn are providing large number of features at a nominal price, Samsung is still dominating the sales thanks to its brand name and intuitive combination of features. Samsung Guru 539 tries to fill the void of a budget 3G phone in the market and caters to the needs of those looking to access high-speed Internet on his laptop/PC, while also using the device for making calls and listening to music. All of this comes at economy price, which, consequently, should improve the sales figures of Samsung.
Guru 539 boards a bright and vibrant display at a budget price. It offers faster internet speed than its counterparts with a 1,000 mAh battery that ensures you do not run out of power soon enough. Being a CDMA phone, it has a strong signal receiver offering good call quality. Overall, it aggregates a powerful set of features to offer its customers a unique and powerful device at a budget price.
Samsung Guru 539 offers high-speed Internet with CDMA 1x bandwidth and promises Internet speed up to 60–100 kbps. So those who are looking for a phone that also works as their Internet modem can look forward to this handset. Though the internal memory is only 2.5 MB, you can expand the external memory up to 8 GB as it supports two microSD slots – each with 4 GB capacity. This means you can store large amount of multimedia including a load of your favorite songs on this standard phone. It has a standard music player along with FM radio to help you stay connected to your favorite music. You can also record your favorite program with FM radio recorder and store it in your external memory. Guru 539 promises to take care of your music needs with a 3.5mm audio jack to which you can plug in your favorite earphones/headphones and enjoy your music.
Just like most other phones in this category, this phone also boards a torch to help you out in dark situations with a dedicated torch key. You can also tweet with this phone, thanks to the per-installed widget. In case you’re unable to ‘kill’ your time, you can play Sudoku on this phone. It comes with 1,000 mAh battery that gives you talk time of 6 hours and stand-by time up to 30 days. You can sync your phone with your PC/Laptop using using Samsung’s Kies application, which is downloadable from its website. Besides this it has a standard set of widgets such as calender, scheduler, alarm, calculator etc.
The phone comes in a candybar form with 109.6 x 44.9 x 14 mm dimensions. It is easy to hold in hand and fits nicely in your pocket. It weighs just 77.5 g, which makes it one of the lightest phones in this category. It has a 1.77-inches TFT LCD display with a resolution of 128 x 160 pixels. The display is rich enough in terms of colors offering a depth of up to 65k colors. Just below the screen lies a standard keypad that will take care of your messaging and navigation needs. It further assists you in messaging with its Predictive Text Input T9 technology. Above the display lies the speakers and there are microSD sockets on the sided of the phones and 3.5 mm audio and charging plug at the top.
Guru 539 is a rare phone that offers 3G, 8GB of external memory, FM radio and 1,000 mAh battery at a budget price of Rs2,289. The handset takes care of the multimedia and connectivity needs of low-end users and doesn’t compromise with the standard set of features. Along with a large number of features, you get one of the most trusted brands’ phone that will not disappoint you too soon.