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AT&T to Release the Samsung Sunburst Touchscreen Phone and the Samsung Strive QWERTY Phone
      #36314 - 03/15/10 10:12 AM

Samsung Mobile announced the availability of the Samsung Sunburst (a697), a full touch screen phone with a range of customizable widgets and the Samsung Strive (a687), a stylish vertical slider with a full QWERTY keyboard. Both devices will be available beginning March 21 at ATT stores nationwide. More details on these upcoming Samsung phones:

Samsung Sunburst a697:

The Sunburst is a 3.0" full touchscreen device that keeps users connected with style. With a sleek, futuristic black and chrome design, the Sunburst's resistive touchscreen uses widgets to provides users with one-touch access to their favorite features, applications and social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace. Advanced messaging features such as text and instant messaging and Mobile E-mail give users the ability to stay constantly connected.



Samsung Sunburst features:

? Vibration Response to Touch
? Accelerometer
? MP3 Player
? Java Support for application download
? Preloaded Games
? Download Capabilities: Ringtones, Graphics, Games, Applications and Videos
? Network Initiated Time Zone
? Vibration Alert
? 64 Note Polyphonic Music Tones/MP3 Music Tones
? Any Key Answer
? Headset Jack
? Emergency Calls (with or without SIM card)
? Soft Keys For Menu Navigation
? Speakerphone with Mute Functions
? LCD Backlight Control
? Multi-lingual Text Display (English, French, Spanish)

Specs:

? Frequency Quad-Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
? Dimensions: 2.08? x 4.33? x .51?
? Weight: 3.08 grams
? Display: 3.0? 240 X 400 Pixel 262k TFT w/TSP
? Charging Time: Up to 3 hours
? Battery: 1000mAh
? Talk Time: Up to 5 hours
? Standby Time: Up to 250 hours
? Security: Call Restriction
? Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, HSP mono headset, SPP serial port, DUN dial-up networking profile, OPP Object Push profile, FTP File Transfer Profile, and the Basic Printing Profile
? Audio File Formats: Supports MP3, AAC, etc.

Memory: 189MB internal memory; Supports up to 32GB microSD SDHC cards
Processor: 200MHz

Sunburst will also be available on March 21 for $39.99 after a two-year agreement and $50 mail-in-rebate.

Samsung Strive a 687:

The Samsung Strive is a vertical slider, following the lines of the Samsung Propel family of messaging devices, available in two color options ? black/silver and purple/charcoal. With a full, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, users have access to group messaging with conversations, which allows users to send threaded text messages with video, pictures and view multiple conversations at a time.



Samsung Strive features:

? Video and Audio Streaming
? MP3 Player
? Java Support for application download
? Preloaded Games
? Download Capabilities
- Ringtones, Graphics, Games, Applications and Videos
? Network Initiated Time Zone
? Vibration Alert
? 72 Note Polyphonic Music Tones/MP3 Music Tones
? Any Key Answer
? Headset Jack
? Backlit Keypad Control Options
? Emergency Calls (with or without SIM card)
? Soft Keys For Menu Navigation
? Speakerphone with Mute Functions
? Keypad and LCD Backlight Control
? Multi-lingual Text Display (English, French, Spanish)

Specs:

? Frequency Quad-Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
? Dual-Band: UMTS/HSDPA 1900/850MHz
? Dimensions: 4.169 x 2.319 x 0.575 inches
? Weight: 3.99 ounces
? Display: 2.6? 240x320 pixel 262K TFT
? Battery: 1000mAh
? Talk Time: Up to 3 hours
? Standby Time: Up to 250 hours
? Security: Call Restriction
? Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, HSP mono headset, SPP serial port, DUN dial-up networking profile, OPP Object Push profile, FTP File Transfer profile, and the Basic Printing Profile
? Audio File Formats: Supports MP3, AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, iMelody, MIDI-0, MIDI-1, SMAF,
WAV, WMA

Processor: 208MHz

The Strive will be available for $19.99 for a limited time with a two-year agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate, as part of AT&T's current 50%-off quick messaging phones promotion. For more info visit www.att.com




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