Sometimes less is more. The Samsung C3300K Champ lets you start small, hoping that sooner or later you will want more. Its a deal that suits Samsung fine. This here Champ is a touch phone with social networking support, stereo speakers, cordless FM radio and a memory card, camera and Internet. And the sticker price is as low as it gets.
Samsung C3300K Champ official photos
So, why isnt everyone running around with a Champ in their pocket? Well first off, the Champ does have all those features but theyre not top of the line the camera is a lowly 1.3MP, theres no 3G and theres several other glaring omissions.
It may not be the ideal phone for you but if youre looking for a phone for your kid, the Samsung C3300K Champ just might be it. The young lad or lass better learn their ABCs before they start pestering you for a new toy. And they can have fast Internet, a beefier camera and Wi-Fi when they buy their own phone.
The Champ still has plenty to get them excited about an almost complete touchscreen experience thanks to TouchWiz Lite, social networking, FM Radio that plays without the headphones plugged in. Better yet, it plays on the stereo speakers. Theres a microSD slot as well to hold an extensive music collection.
Heres the pros and cons of getting a Samsung C3300K Champ.
- Quad-band GSM/EDGE
- 2.4″ resistive TFT touchscreen of QVGA resolution
- TouchWiz Lite with widgets and Cartoon UI
- 50 MB onboard storage, microSD card slot (up to 8GB)
- 1.3 megapixel fixed-focus camera with smile detection, [email protected] video recording
- FM radio with program reminder; plays without a headset, too
- Stereo speakers
- Social networking
- Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, USB v.2.0
- Very low price for a full touch phone
- Pull-out stylus included
- Small screen
- No 3G
- Very basic camera
- No on-screen QWERTY keyboard
- No smart dialing
- SNS support is basic, works through the browser
- microSD slot under the battery cover
- No accelerometer for screen auto rotation
Lets get one thing clear the Samsung C3300K Champ is no Galaxy S. But its well-built and has all the features, be they not as good as on more expensive phones.
Samsung C3300K Champ visits our office
The Champ is cheap at around 100 euro you wouldnt worry much if the phone ends up lost or broken. Like we said maybe not the phone for you, but perfect for a kid or young teenager.
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