Samsung Champ 2 Philippines Price, Specs, Release Date

I've just received information from TP's valued source that Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation is finally set to release the follow-up to the hugely successful entry-level touchscreen phone, Samsung Champ from 2010.

TP Friends, this is Samsung Champ 2nd Generation or simply Samsung Champ 2:

Samsung Champ 2, being a budget touchscreen handset, comes with basic features including a 2 MegaPixel camera, QVGA video recorder, 2.4-inch resistive touchscreen, 20 MB of storage, microSD card slot, and FM radio. As for connectivity, you won't get Wifi nor 3G but there's support for Bluetooth. The phone runs a proprietary operating system skinned by the latest version of Samsung's TouchWiz user interface for entry-level releases.

According to our insider, Samsung Champ 2 will be publicly available in time for your Holiday shopping. He says that stocks arrived just a few days ago and are now waiting to be dispatched to stores.

UPDATE: Some TP Friends are reporting that they've already spotted Samsung Champ 2 in some Samsung retail stores in malls.

So what's the suggested retail price? Only Php 3,990! Nice, eh? Let your friends know by sharing this post.

True to our tradition here in TP, here are the complete specifications of Samsung Champ 2:

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Samsung Champ C3330 aka Samsung Champ 2
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category Entry Level
Dimensions96 x 52.6 x 12.2 mm
Weight 79.1 grams
Available Colors Black, White, various
Operating System Proprietary with TouchWiz Lite 2.0
Display 2.4 inches (~167 ppi pixel density), 240 x 320 pixels, TFT, resistive touchscreen, 256K colors
Processor Proprietary
Camera 2 MegaPixels, 1600x1200 pixels
Video Capture yes, QVGA
Audio and Video Playback MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player, MP4/H.263 player
Ports microUSB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Bluetooth 3.0, GPRS, EDGE
Network 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Memory 20 MB internal storage, expandable via microSD, supports up to 16GB
Sensors N/A
Battery Li-Ion 1000 mAh
Uptime Stand-by of up to 760 hours, Talk time of up to 14 hours 50 minutes
Value-Added Features TouchWiz UI, SNS Integration
Announcement Q4 2011
Availability Yuletide 2011
Price Php 3,990

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