Expert Review of Samsung Guru 1200 Black
Samsung Guru 1200 comes on the GSM network at frequency of 900 / 1800 MHz. The device does not have the facility of the EDGE. The GPRS facility allows the user to navigate to their desired location without any hassle. The device also offers a color depth of 65K colors. The screen is powered by the TFT technology. It has the standard alphanumeric keypad. Samsung Guru 1200 comes with a 3.86 cm screen that gives a resolution of 128 x 128 pixels. As far as the dimensions of the device is concerned, it has a length of 109.5mm, a breadth of 45.5mm and a height of 12.8mm. The device weighs 65.1 grams and is powered by Samsung's own proprietary operating system. The formidable battery is probably the best asset of the device and facilitates the user with a talk time of up to 8 hours and 40 minutes along with a stand by time of up to 800 hours. The device is powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 800 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to operate on their devices for long hours without being interrupted. There is no data connectivity feature either like the Bluetooth facility or the Wi-Fi facility. There is a S20 Pin that allows a ear-jack to be connected to the device. There is no provision for a music player or a video player which means that device does not allows you to listen to songs or watch videos. The device also facilitates the user with an apt internal memory that allows the user to store up to 1000 of Phone book entries along with 500 SMSs.
User Interface and UI functionality
Samsung Guru 1200 comes with a 3.86cm or 1.5 inch diagonally wide TFT screen that gives a resolution of 128 x 128 pixel along with a color depth of 65 thousand that conspires in many forms to give as many color combinations as are possible. The device has a S20 Pin for an ear jack as well that allows you to attend calls without taking the device in your hands. Improved user interface with improved layout is easy to navigate and lets you move from screen to screen seamlessly. Samsung Guru 1200 has Samsung's own proprietary operating system that also gives a very user friendly user interface for easy navigation and simple usage.
Samsung Guru 1200 does not offer any multimedia feature as there is no facility of a music player or a video player. So you cannot play multi format supporting files and videos on the small yet clear screen of this handset. There is no back up to FM radio so you have no option to pass your free time other than playing 2D games on this handset.
Pictures and Video quality
Samsung Guru 1200 does not offer any camera facility or a video recording facility. This is a little disappointing part as you would not be able to click and store special moments of your life but after seeing the very reasonable price, you will get satisfied with what features this simple call phone holds.
Samsung Guru 1200 does not give the user access to the Internet as there is no Wi-Fi facility provided by the device. But you can surf some of the web pages with the help of the GPRS 2G connectivity that gives you a good downloading speed.
Internal and External Memory
Samsung Guru 1200 comes with an internal storage capacity that holds up to 1000 of phone book entries and up to 500 SMSs only. Though the memory is not huge by any stretch of imagination but when you think about the fact that the device does not have any high scale feature, then you come to understand that there is no need for a large memory. There is no microSD memory card slot, hence there is no provision for stretching the external memory further. As there is no feature that would consume that much space. The device does not hold any multimedia player nor it supports any Bluetooth or USB port connectivity via which you can share your content or documents.
Applications and Gaming
Samsung Guru 1200 comes with a few games that are respectable to say the least but are enough to pass your free time while on the go. Nothing out of the world. It has a LED torch that lights up your way when there is all dark around you or when you want to search your belongings uder the table or bed. Some feature pre-installed in Samsung Guru 1200 are Word Recognition, Phone Profiles, SOS Message Feature, Fake Call, Calendar, Memo, Calculator, Calculator, Alarm Clock, Timer, Stopwatch, flight mode, SMS, etc.
Samsung Guru 1200 comes powered by a lithium ion 800 mAh battery that facilitates the user with a talk time of up to 8 hours and 40 minutes along with a stand by time of up to 800 hours and allows the user to operate on the device for long hours without their work being cut short. The battery also gives a long web surfing time to the users.
Samsung Guru 1200 has the GPRS facility that makes sure that the user gets to navigate to his/her desired location without getting lost. It does not offer any data connectivity feature like bluetooth, Wi-Fi etc. The handset provides connectivity to GSM networks at a bandwidth of 900 / 1800 MHz.
When compared to Spice M-4262, Samsung Guru 1200 has a better battery life and a longer stand-by time. Samsung Guru 1200 is a modest device and is formidable when you compare it with other devices that fall in the same range. The other handsets that might give it a good competition are Samsung Guru 539, Samsung Metro Duos C3322 are Spice 5252, Spice M4580, Micromax X231, Micromax X102, iBall Glam 3, iBall Aaura 3, Karbonn K102, Nokia C2 03, Nokia Asha 202, Chaze C555, Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja, Intex Yuva, Intex Avatar, Motorola Erin EX109, Samsung E1232 Hero, Samsung E2152 Guru, Nokia 100, Nokia 101, Nokia X1 01, Nokia Asha 300, Nokia Asha 303, Nokia C1 02 and more.