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AT&T Releases the Samsung SGH-a657 Push-To-Talk Phone
      04/10/09 04:05 PM

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)

Package includes:

? Handset
? Standard Lithium Ion Battery
? English and Spanish User Manual
? Travel Charger
? Quick Start Guide
? Parental Controls Insert
? AT&T Navigator Insert

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