The cellphone market is as crowded as it gets with phone releases galore. As far as the average Indian customer is concerned, a phone with maximum features at the minimum cost is what is needed. Filling that need in a neat manner is the Samsung Hero E3213. The classic bar GSM phone with 3G capabilities, it possesses features like HSDPA support to allow for super-fast downloads and social networking services (SNS) for a rich social experience. A complete portfolio of multimedia features ensure entertainment on the go and the multiple IM capacity keeps one in touch with friends all the time. The cheapest 3G phone in Samsung’s arsenal, the Hero E3213 looks like a real good bargain.
A lot of power has been crammed into this features-rich handset from Samsung. It is easy to handle and provides good call quality. It provides 200 minutes of talk time on the 3G network and almost 500 minutes of the same on the 2G network. The intelligent and elegant designing ensures that the phone is also rugged and durable. The loudspeaker on the phone is pleasing to the ear and this is bound to please the music lovers. Good headphones too increase the attractiveness quotient for them.
When it comes to features, Hero is a real hero! Since it is 3G enabled, it allows for video calls to be made and received. It can send and receive data faster via the radio waves as it is GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) enabled. It is also EDGE enabled and along with its many multimedia features, ensures a complete entertainment package on the go! The other features include Bluetooth, FM radio, FM recording, camera and video recording.
The bar phone weighs only 80 grams and its small size ensures that it fits easily into pockets. Protect your phone against unexpected falls using a rugged-rough phone case. The light phone has a 2 inch QVGA TFT screen which has a 160 x 128 pixels resolution. The keypad has large comfortable sized keys with smooth rounded edges. There are no five-way keys but the controls are not affected nevertheless. The keypad is definitely ergonomic and the 112.8 mm x 46.4 mm x 12.9 mm size of the phone makes it a lean one. The back of the phone has been contoured to provide a good grip in the hand.
Available for just above Rs.3000, the Samsung phone is truly an unsung ‘Hero’. As an entry level 3G phone, it delights with its performance. In India, the trend is to regularly change and upgrade mobile phones almost on an annual basis. In such a scenario, the Hero E3213 comes as a real irresistible offer. For users looking out to own an inexpensive phone with all conceivable features, the Samsung Hero is the hero!