The Samsung Chat 527 is targeted at users who spend a lot of time on Facebook, twitter and other social networks. This handset has got a unique design with a QWERTY keyboard and 3G / Wi-Fi for faster connectivity. Even with all these features the chat 527 is quite affordable and priced below Rs. 4500.

This is a perfect phone to use with messengers and social networking sites. One can type faster with the QWERTY keyboard and navigate quickly using the optical trackpad. Add to it the Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity options will keep the users connect with high speed net access wherever they go.

Samsung Chat 527 features

The handset is light weight at 96 grams sporting a 2.4 inches TFT screen with resolution 320 by 240 pixels (this is not a touchscreen display). The Samsung Chat 527 comes loaded with proprietary OS with Netfront 4.1 browser and JAVA support.

The stylish design with a metallic body gives the Chat 527 a distinct look. This handset supports 3G with HSDPA 7.2 Mbps and in case 3G is not accessible it will switch to EDGE or GPRS networks. The Samsung Chat 527 comes with media player which supports commonly used video and audio formats, plus a built in FM radio for entertainment on the move.

Samsung Chat 527 QWERTY phone features and price in India
QWERTY Samsung Chat 527 simple, fast and stylish

The 527 also houses a 2 MP camera and a front facing VGA camera. The primary camera of 2 megapixel resolution is good enough for sharing pictures on social networking sites. Camera features are normal mode, night shot and timer shot.

Other features are Bluetooth 3.0, WAP, HTML browser, USB mass storage / USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, mobile tracker and microSD card supported up to 16 GB.

This handset comes with 1000 mAh standard battery that gives a talktime of up to 5 hours on 3G and up to 11 hours on 2G networks and a standby time of 960 hours on 2G and up to 680 hours on 3G network.

Samsung Chat 527 price in India

MRP: Rs. 4,400 | Best Price: Rs. 4,200

Samsung Chat 527 reviews

As you can see from the specification this handset is a kind of social networking phone or you can also call it a Facebook phone, well it does not have a dedicated social networking button but the handset is quite equipped, fast and efficient.

3G speed with QWERTY makes it fun to use and a great way to keep in touch with your social contacts. The 2 MP camera also comes handy, though the resolution is not so good but fair enough to be used on Facebook or other social networks.

Battery life is good, in fact very good and the handset can also keep you entertained. In short the Chat 527 is for social networking addicts and music lovers with features that will keep you socially happy and all this at an affordable price.

By Rajeev Rana

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