Samsung E2652 Champ Duos is an entry level touch screen mobile. If you do not mind a 1.3 mega pixel camera than you can consider it buying for its various decent features. This mobile comes with a stylus and TouchWiz Lite user interface. Samsung Duos Champ has a vibrant 2.6 inches screen; this screen is good for most purposes but for small navigation items you will have to use the provided stylus. This mobile is specially good in music features. Sound quality is pretty good and this device can play a number of music file formats. Music player has 3D sound technology which give you a feel of surround sound effect.
So how does this mobile fare in performance and other features it claims? lets dissect it and see if it has vitality to prove itself worthy of your attention.
Sound Quality of Samsung Champ Duos
Sound is this mobile’s USP. It has got large speaker which produces decent sound and can play your playlist loud enough for a group of your friends. Though this is not the loudest speaker available in market still it is pretty decent. Voice quality is crisp and provided mic pics even faint sounds. Champ Duos has a standard 3.5 mm stereo audio jack. This gives you freedom to choose your own earphones. Champ Duos comes along with a ear plus. As I am not a great fan of earplugs that I am supposed to insert into my ears, I rather prefer external padded earphones.
Build Quality and Screen
Before we start looking at the build quality of Samsung E2652 Champ Duos, you should remember this fact that this mobile costs you just under 5 k Rs. For this price you are getting a dual sim touch screen mobile phone which has some real cool features. Build quality is solid. Bezel of this mobile is of metal and backside has a smooth plastic finish. Screen may have been a bit larger given the fact that there is plenty of un-used space on front side. Mobile has curved edges and it feels good to hold this mobile.
Dual SIM Functionality
Samsung Champ Duos is a dual sim mobile, and it does this job pretty well. There is a separate button given on side to change sim used. You can set different profiles for each sim. This functionality gives you an easy view of which sim is in use.
Samsung Champ Duos with WiFi
There is another variant of this phone available. The Champ Duos has WiFi functionality. With WiFi you can download games and songs faster. Internet surfing experience with WiFi is also better than with simple 2G GPRS connection.
Samsung E2652 Champ Duos’s detailed specifications
- 2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1
- GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 2
- Dimensions 99.9 x 54.9 x 13 mm
- Weight 88 g
- DISPLAY Type TFT resistive touchscreen, 256K colors
- Size 240 x 320 pixels, 2.6 inches (~154 ppi pixel density)
- with TouchWiz Lite UI
- SOUND Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
- Loudspeaker Yes
- 3.5mm jack Yes
- MEMORY Phonebook 1000 contacts, Photocall
- Call records Yes
- Internal 50 MB
- Card slot microSD, up to 16 GB, buy memory
- DATA GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
- EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
- WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
- Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
- Infrared port No
- USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
- CAMERA Primary 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels
- Video Yes, QCIF@15fps
- Secondary No
- Radio Stereo FM radio
- BATTERY Standard battery, Li-Ion 1000 mAh; Stand-by Up to 470 h ; Talk time Up to 14 h 20 min.
- Touchscreen at very low cost
- Good Sound Quality
- Nice Build Quality
- Camera is not good; just 1.3 mega pixel
- screen could had been a bit bigger
- Bada operating system of the mobile does not has great selection of applications.