Gigabyte GSmart S1205 coming to Russia

gigabyte gsmart s1205 It seems Russia is one of the last hold-outs for Windows Mobile smartphones, with Gigabyte recently shipping their low-end GSmart 1205 handset into that market.

The WQVGA handset does however have a reasonable feature set, including dual SIM support, WIFI and GPS, and a 3 month trial of the iDa navigation system with Russian NAVTEQ maps, which are tightly integrated with Google Search.

The full list of specs include:
    * Operating system Windows Mobile 6.5
    * Processor MT6516, 416 MHz
    * Memory (ROM / RAM) 256 MB / 128 MB
    * Memory card slot, microSDHC (up to 16 GB)
    * Cellular GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    * Wireless protocols WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1
    * 3.2-inch resistive display with a resolution of 240×400 pixels
    * 3 megapixel camera (FF)
    * GPS Module
    * FM radio
    * Lithium-polymer battery 1300 mAh
    * Dimensions – 111 x 55 x 13,1 mm
    * Weight – 114 grams

The smartphones comes bundled with a SIM from Russian operator Megafon which includes 15 MB of data. 

The recommended retail price is 8 990 rubbles, which at around $310 makes it one of the cheapest dual SIM smartphones. The handset will be available from around April 10.

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