SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung has introduced a new feature phone series – Samsung Pusha – for African markets.
The new Pusha phones are designed keeping in mind the cost effectiveness and need of feature-phones that fit in today’s world. The devices carry functions of a feature-phone, together with access to social networking and IP messaging, besides some modern day needs, such as Mobile Tracker (to keep track of the phone in case of it is lost), SOS Message and Fake Call services.
Samsung launched three phones – Pusha, Pusha FM and Pusha 2SIM. The simple Pusha, running on a 800mAh battery, comes with a 1.52-inch TFT screen and supports MP3 ringtones. Moving to the Pusha FM, this one is equipped with an FM radio and torch light, in addition to features belonging to the basic version.
The last one, the Samsung Pusha 2SIM, as the name says, carries dual-SIM feature. It is powered by a 1000mAh battery that allows up to 11 hours of talk time and 550 hours of standby time. Besides a 1.8-inch TFT display, FM radio, MP3 ringtones and MicroSD support, the phone provides access to internet, along with social networking sites like Facebook and Google Talk, and downloading podcasts.
The South African price of the Samsung Pusha is R139, while the Pusha FM can be bought for R169, and the Pusha 2SIM will cost about R299. They are available at all Samsung Brand stores and leading mobile operators.