Despite these observations, some industry watchers are still a little optimistic about the recently unveiled Samsung Gusto 2 basic flip phone. It should also be noted that not too many basic phones that are currently being sold in the market offer an exceptional user experience. Verizon is offering the Samsung Gusto 2 to increase the number of devices being offered on its basic phone lineup.
The Samsung Gusto 2 offers the standard design for basic flip phones. The recently-unveiled basic flip phone features a two-inch display, suitable dial-pad, along with a 1.3MP camera. Users of the Samsung Gusto 2 will also have access to Twitter and Facebook The subscription-based VZ Navigator will also be available to users of this basic phone along with the Fake Call app.
The Samsung Gusto 2 also offers a feature that may be appreciated by the senior citizens. This Samsung Gusto 2 feature that may appeal to the older segment of the market is its voice readouts for menu selections, contacts list, text messages and the battery life of the device. Ambient sounds can also be reduced with the noise suppression technology that is featured on the Samsung Gusto 2.
The Samsung Gusto 2 will have a price tag of around $80 with the standard two-year service contract after the mail-in rebate of $50 and will be made available in the market soon.