Samsung India Introduces its first Solar Powered Mobile Phone in its popular low-end mobile Phone Series know as 'Guru'. Its an revolutionary move by leading mobile handset manufacture Samsung India. The Guru E1107, The first solar powered mobile handset will be available at just Rs 2799. The phone must come as a big relief for people living in semi urban and rural areas where electricity is not ensured round the clock. The new mobile handset from Samsung Guru E1107 can also be charged by using normal electronic charger as well. But the solar power charging is only an option and not the main mode of charging.
"Solar charging can give you enough time to make few important calls when there is no electricity or you are not close to a plug point," said Sunil Dutt, country head of Samsung India. The battery will attain full power with about 40 hours of solar charging. "But that is really not the intention behind the launch of this phone. It is to enable customers to make a call when there is no electricity," said Dutt.
The new mobile handset comes after another good mobile handset from Samsung. Sporting a compact design, the Samsung Solar Guru features FM radio, MP3 ring tones, embedded games, Mobile Prayer and torch light.
It also comes with security features such as Mobile Tracker that automatically alerts whenever the SIM card is changed as well as sends an SOS message during emergency.
The Samsung Solar Guru (Samsung Guru 1107) is available at a modest Rs. 2799 across India. The handset, the 11th model in the Guru series, will be in shops by month-end. The first few batches of Guru E1107 will be imported from South Korea. Samsung has already launched about 20 models this year and plans to take this number to about 40 across categories. Dutt also said that " company would consider introducing solar charging features in high-end phones too.