Download this document if link is not clickableREVIEWS - Samsung Strive A687 Phone, Black(AT&T)Product Details :http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B003CN5IWM?tag=sriodonk-20Average Customer Rating2.2 out of 5Product Feature3G-enabled quick-messaging phone withqslide-down full QWERTY keyboard and easy accessto messaging, e-mail and social networkingCompatible with AT&T Video Share, AT&T MobileqMusic, and AT&T Navigator GPS turn-by-turndirections2-megapixel camera/camcorder; Bluetooth stereoqmusic; microSD memory expansion to 32 GB;organizer tools; digital audio playerUp to 3 hours of talk time, up to 240 hours (10qdays) of standby timeWhats in the Box: handset, rechargeable battery,qcharger, quick start guide, user manual (onCD-ROM)Product DescriptionAT&T Samsung A687 Strive Purple HIGHProduct DescriptionOne of AT&Ts new line of Quick Messaging Devices, the Samsung Strive helps you stay on top of all yourcommunications--from voice to e-mail to instant messaging to social networking. It features a vertical slidedesign that reveals a full QWERTY keyboard (with backlighting) for tapping out updates social networking appslike AT&T Social Net as well as quickly replying to incoming text messages. With the AT&Ts Social Netapplication, you can view and manage all your social networking connections and updates from Facebook,MySpace, and Twitter.
The Samsung Strive with slide-down fullQWERTY keyboard (see also a pop-upschematic image of all controls).Enabled for use on AT&Ts lightning quick HSPDA 3G network, youll be able to easily access the Internet as wellas quickly download video, music and more. Additionally, with AT&Ts 3G network, you can make a call whilesimultaneously receiving picture/text messages and e-mail or viewing Web pages. This GPS-enabled phone canaccess the AT&T Navigator service for turn-by-turn directions as well as its Video Share service, which enablesyou to send video of yourself to another compatible phone while making a voice call. See more details onoptional AT&T services below.The Samsung Strive also features a 2-megapixel auto-focus camera/camcorder, Bluetooth for hands-freedevices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion (up to 32 GB), a 2.6-inch display, digital audioplayer, FM radio, personal organizer tools, and up to 3 hours of talk time.Next Generation Messaging and Data ServicesOffering an advanced messaging experience designed by AT&T, this phones familiar text messagingexperience is enhanced with group messaging and "reply all" functionality for up to 10 contacts, a threaded
conversations format, a consolidated inbox, and enhanced multi-media display.Additionally, with the free AT&T Address Book service, you can sync your contacts to an online address book,enabling you to access and manage your mobile contacts from your handset--or your PC. From the onlineinterface, you can import contacts from other Web-based address books, such as personal e-mail accounts, aswell as send text messages to your contacts mobile numbers.The AT&T Mobile Share service helps you quickly transfer photos and videos captured on your mobile phone(up to 10 MB) to other destinations--including home computer, social networking sites, other people and apersonal Internet-based storage locker from AT&T. AT&T Mobile Share is available for $10 per month for 50media transfers; you can also pay per use at $0.35 per transfer. The service also includes 250 MB of onlinestorage at no additional charge.The Strive includes AT&Ts next-generation messaging and data services, including threaded text messagingconversations, address book sync, and AT&T Mobile Share service.
Key FeaturesFast 3G connectivity via AT&Ts HSDPA/UMTS network (850/1900 MHz bands; 3.6/7.2 Mbps speeds withnetwork availability).GPS navigation capabilities via AT&T Navigator service includes audible turn-by-turn directions,real-time traffic updates and re-routing options.2.6-inch screen (240 x 320 pixels; 262K color depth)Slide-down full QWERTY keyboard for fast texting and e-mail.2-megapixel auto-focus camera with video capture capabilitiesMulti-format digital audio player compatible with MP3, WMA, and AAC formats.Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity with stereo music streaming (A2DP) capabilities as well as hands-freeheadsets and car kits. You can connect your laptop (either via Bluetooth or wired USB) and enjoy dial-upnetworking--surf the Internet, send e-mail, and access files from a server (additional charges or subscriptionapplicable).Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.80 MB internal memory (shared between MP3 player and camera)Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture and IM instant messaging (via popular servicesincluding AOL, Yahoo!, and Windows Live).Conversation view messaging displays messages in time order from contact.Access to personal e-mail (AOL, Gmail, Yahoo!, and Windows Live)Web browserOrganizer tools including calendar, calculator, and more.1000-entry phonebookCall management features include tracking the last 30 outgoing/incoming/missed calls, number redial,caller ID, conference calling, and more.Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned offVital StatisticsThe Samsung Strive weighs 3.99 ounces and measures 4.17 x 2.14 x 0.58 inches. Its 1000 mAh lithium-ionbattery is rated at up to 3 hours of talk time, and up to 240 hours (10 days) of standby time. It runs on the850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies as well as AT&Ts dual-band 3G network (850/1900 MHz;HSDPA/UMTS).Whats in the Box
Samsung Strive handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide, user manual (on CD-ROM)AT&T ServicesHigh-speed data connectivity via AT&Ts 3G mobile broadband data network: Thedual-band 850/1900 MHz 3G network provides up to 3.6/7.2 Mbps of download speed, making itpossible to enjoy a variety of feature-rich wireless multimedia services, and it gives you theadvantage of offering simultaneous voice and data services. In areas where the 3G network is notavailable, youll continue to receive service on the AT&T EDGE network, which offers availability inmore than 13,000 US cities and along some 40,000 miles of major highways. Providing averagedata speeds between 75-135Kbps, its fast enough to support a wide range of advanced dataservices, including full picture and video messaging, high-speed color Internet access, and emailon the go.The full-featured, premium AT&T Navigator GPS navigation application includes audibleturn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates and re-routing options, and 3D moving maps(additional charges applicable). AT&T Navigator offers several other features to make yourcommute more enjoyable and reliable, including mobile access to Yellowpages.com. Additionally,AT&T Navigator is the only mobile phone-based GPS service that provides integrated speechrecognition for address entry and points of interest search.AT&T Mobile Music enables you to buy tracks while on the go, access the Napster and eMusicsubscription music services, stream music video, discover whats playing with Music IDsong-recognition software, and find out whats hot with The Buzz music news portal.AT&Ts Video Share service enables you to send a live, one-way video stream to anothercompatible phone during a standard voice call. The service also allows you to switch the directionof the video stream during the same phone call. (Customers must be in an area served by thecompanys 3G network and have a Video Share-enabled phone.) While using Video Share withfamily and friends is a fun way to communicate, its also very useful for business. For example, amajority of users in the architecture, engineering and construction industries rated the ability toshare live video through Video Share highly, according to research commissioned by AT&T. VideoShare lets you see progress on a job site or review the days work without having to drive from anoffice or other site to do so.