Samsung to premier SGH-i780 business phone in The MobileStore in India

Samsung SGH-i780 business handsetThe latest Samsung SGH-i780 business phone will be displayed exclusively at MobileStore, India’s largest chain of multi-brand and multi-service telecom retail outlets for two weeks starting from July 8, 2008. From then on, the Samsung SGH-i780 will be made available at the Samsung mobile channel and the Samsung Mobile Privilege Partner (SMPP) network.

“The exclusive premier of the i780 through the widespread network of The MobileStore coupled with the touch-and–feel consumer experience provided at these stores, I am confident, will create a very positive initial buzz for this Business phone,” said Sunil Dutt, Country Head, Samsung Telecommunications India.

“We are glad to be associated with Samsung for this exclusive tie-up for SGH-i780. The newly launched i780, promises to be one of the best business phones in the market, and customers can buy it exclusively at select outlets of The MobileStore. In addition, we offer our customers a world-class shopping ambience at The MobileStore, and also have a team of trained and well-informed store staff with live phones, to facilitate our customers in making their purchases,” commented Rajiv Agarwal CEO and Director, The MobileStore Limited.

SGH-i780 is a feature packed business handset that runs on Windows Mobile 6.0. Featuring an optical mouse and a full QWERTY keyboard the phone weighs a mere 120 gms. The phone features a 2 megapixel camera equipped with flash and video recording feature. The handset has a memory of 150 MB and support microSD to expand the memory. It also takes care of sharing via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and entertains with its music player. The phone also comes with GPRS, EDGE and 3G connectivity.

The other technical specifications of the Samsung SGH-i780 business phone are:

  • Dimension – 115.9 x 61.3 x 12.9
  • Talktime/Standby – 10/600
  • Screen – Colours/Size – 65,536/2.6
  • Phonebook Capacity – Shared
  • Frequency – Tri Band
  • The stylish handset in a bar style is priced at Rs. 25,000 and will be made available across select outlets of MobileStore in 10 cities in India.