Samsung Mobile and ATT today announced the availability of the SGH-a657, a tough and sturdy phone with push-to-talk capabilities.
The a657 is certified to meet military specifications for dust, shock, vibration, rain, humidity, solar radiation, altitude and temperature extremes and features a rubberized handle, which makes it easy to attach to a belt, lanyard or strap. In addition, the built-in flashlight, which can be activated by simply pressing and holding the upper right-hand side of the device, is a convenient way to help users find items in low-light. It works with the AT&T Navigator providing both audio and visual maps with turn-by-turn driving directions.
Samsung SGH-a657 Features:
? Push to Talk ? Mobile Email ? AT&T Navigator ? AT&T Mobile Music ? Bluetooth Wireless Technology (v 2.0) ? Video and Audio Streaming ? MP3 Player ? Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) ? MEdia Net Internet Browsing ? Java Support for application download ? Messaging Service - 2-Way Short Message Service - Multimedia Message Service - AOL, Windows Live and Yahoo! Instant Messaging ? Personal Organizer: Calendar, Calculator, Currency Converter, Tasks and Note ? T9 Easy Text input for English and Spanish ? Games ? Download Capabilities - Tone & Image Download - Downloadable Applications & Games ? Network Initiated Time Zone ? Vibration Alert ? 72-Note Polyphonic Music Tones/MP3 Music Tones ? Any Key Answer ? Keypad Lock ? 1-Key Press Vibrate Mode ? Headset Jack ? Backlit Keypad and LCD Control Options ? Emergency Calls (with or without SIM card) ? Battery Charge Indicator ? Low Battery Notification ? Signal Strength Indication ? No Service/In Use Indication ? Incoming Call Indication ? Missed Call Indication ? Soft Keys for menu navigation ? Call Timers ? Mute Functions (Speaker) ? Multi-lingual Text Display (English, French and Spanish) ? Alarm ? World Time ? Internal Phone Book - Non-Volatile - Holds 1000 Alphanumeric Entries plus SIM Card Memory (up to 250 additional names/numbers) - Supports up to 40 Digits, 16 Characters - 8 One-Touch Dialing Numbers ? Last 30 Incoming, Outgoing and Missed Call Logs ? Multimedia - 128MB MP3 Player ? Call List ? Phone Number Storage, Retrieval and Dialing
Samsung SGH-a657 Specs:
? Frequency: EDGE Quad-Band: 850/900/1800/1900MHz, HSDPA (UMTS) Dual-Band: 850/1900 MHz ? Data Transmission: GPRS/EDGE Class 10 ? Battery: 1420mAh Lithium Ion ? Dimensions: 4.53? x 2.05? x 0.77? (standard battery) ? Weight: 4.34 ounces (standard battery) ? Display: 176 x 220 Pixel, 262K Color TFT ? Talk Time: Up to 3 Hours (standard battery) ? Standby Time: Up to 252 Hours (standard battery)
Supports external memory - microSD Tested to support 8GB SanDisk microSD card
Call Management and Services:
? Caller ID ? Voicemail ? Call Forwarding ? Call Waiting ? Three-Way Calling ? Last 30 Outgoing, 30 Incoming, and 30 Missed Number Redial ? Pause Dialing ? Automatic Redial ? Conference Call (1+5)
? Handset ? Standard Lithium Ion Battery ? English and Spanish User Manual ? Travel Charger ? Quick Start Guide ? Parental Controls Insert ? AT&T Navigator Insert