Samsung has introduced two new mobile phones that will let users watch live TV on two Corby and Metro models based on CDMA. New Samsung Corby TV and Metro TV handsets come with a customized MimobiTV Mobile TV application that enables watching TV and on-demand TV streaming. The Metro TV handset is priced Rs. 6,999 and the Corby TV mobile handset is available for Rs. 9,699.
The MimobiTV mobile TV application has been jointly developed by Samsung with Apalya technologies. Corby TV handset has 2.8-inch QVGA TFT display, Open Market Handsets enabled, 2 megapixel camera, stereo FM Radio, Bluetooth 2.0 and supports up to 8GB microSD card. Corby TV supports Mobile TV streaming on CMDA 1X and EVDO 3G mobile Networks. This phone offers 32 touch widgets, up to 2,,000 phonebook contacts, 1000 SMS and active mail sync for push mail.
On the other hand, Metro TV phone has streaming capacity of up to 2.4Mbps and stores downloaded files directly on the microSD card. Metro TV has 2-inch TFT display, 2 megapixel camera with video recording and up to 8GB microSD memory card support. Samsung also packs in stereo FM radio, Indian calendar, dedicated music keys, Bluetooth, nine regional language support, advanced mobile tracker and SOS alert.
These two handsets also come with attractive data plans:
Tata Photon Plus:
Free Mobile TV Subscription for 3 months from the date of activation plus 15GB data usage free per month – up to 2 months for Postpaid and 10GB data usage free for 2 months on Prepaid. Thus, Prepaid consumer can watch approximately 100 hours of TV Free on Tata Photon Plus service for 2 months from the date of activation and Postpaid subscribers on Tata Photon Plus service can watch approximately 150 hours of TV free per month for 2 months from the date of activation.
Free Mobile TV Subscription for 2 months from the date of activation plus Up to 15GB data usage free per month, up to 2 months for Postpaid and Up to 10GB data usage free for 1 month on Prepaid. Up to approximately 100 hours of TV Free on Reliance Mobile service is viewable to Prepaid consumers from the date of activation for 1 month and Postpaid subscribers on Reliance Mobile can watch up to 150 hours of TV free per month for 2 months from the date of activation.
Both the offers are valid till June 30.