Saturday, 12 December 2009

The Samsung E1080 offers simplicity in every way

If a simple and uncluttered handset is what you desire, then the Samsung E1080 fits the bill perfectly. Also known as the Guru, this handset which was released in September 2009 offers simplistic design and functionality to a degree that is unrivalled. Measuring 107 mm x 45 mm wide and 13 mm thick this
compact handset is a lightweight to the extreme, only weighing 64 g.

With a 1.43 inch CSTN display screen which is able to display 65,000 colours at a pixel screen size of 128 by 128 pixels, the Samsung E1080 provides colourful imagery displayed within an endearing casing. The phone comes with vibration and ring
alert types as well as the ability to utilise MP3 ringtones, as a further enhancement and means of individualising the handset. In addition a speakerphone is provided, which allows hands-free communication and is a useful commodity to have within a phone.

The phone book will hold up to 500 entries and call records retained by the handset number 30 dialled, received and missed calls. The handset comes with an internal memory of 1 MB and offers the usual SMS capabilities.

Connectivity is provided by the GPRS and EDGE connections, both of which are class 10. In addition a USB port is provided which allows connectivity to a PC via a USB cable and provides the means to download files of varying type as well as the ability
to synchronise with a PC.

The package includes a series of games, built in Flashlight for illumination as well as an organiser and voice memo function. The organiser is a useful asset within this handset that enables the user to keep abreast of important dates, times and events.
The voice memo facility offers vocal note taking capabilities. This handset is available in black as its only colour.

The Samsung Guru E1080, is a handset that is aimed at either the replacement or second handset market as well as those who simply require a simple means of making and receiving calls. Navigation through the functionality is by an integrated five
way navigation button on the front panel which is simple yet effective. The handset comes with a standby time of 420 hours whilst providing a talk time of 12 hours. It is a simple handset with an affordable price tag.

Author: Chris Pike

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