The latest in the CDMA market is the Samsung MPower series. The series are unique as it operates in all three CDMA services; Reliance phones, Tata indicom, and Virgin mobile.
The CDMA phones so far were 'network' locked , which restricted the application of more than one handset. The new Samsung CDMA series provides the user with the freedom to swiftly change any of the mentioned CDMA handsets.
Samsung telecom division's country head Sunil Dutt said, "The MPower series is unique in that they allow the users to seamlessly shift between any of the three CDMA operators. By making the phones available in the open market, we are making our phones available to a wider base of CDMA consumers,'"
That's not all. The phones keep getting better as they also double up as data cards when connected to laptops through the data cable or Bluetooth. Thus, the user need not purchase a separate data card.
These little wondrous beauties are available in the market, priced between Rs.6300 and Rs. 14, 999. Samsung nevertheless is not new to the CDMA market, it had launched Samsung Max in November 2007 and Samsung 20N in February 2008. With the new latest improved version at quite a reasonable price tag, it can hope to make a widespread impact.