Samsung Solstice Launches On AT&T In August

Posted: Jul 28 2009, 2:20pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 3:32pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones

 

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If you're an AT&T customer and not quite ready to plunge into owning an iPhone, the budget Samsung Solstice A887 may be much more your style. It costs only $99.99 with a contract, has a slick design, and packs enough power under the hood to keep a new smartphone owner happy.

First off, it's got a full touch display with a full touch QWERTY keypad, complete with vibration response to touch. It's also got a 2.0 megapixel camera that can record video, aGPS with AT&T Navigator and turn-by-turn instructions, mobile Email and Instant Messenger. The Solstice can share video and comes with stereo Bluetooth enabled. It's battery has five hours of talk time, and a 10.4 day standby life.

On the whole, the Solstice is a pretty solid 3G feature phone. At $99 with a 2 year contract, $174 with a 1 year contract, and $249 for the unlocked version (all prices include $50 rebate) this smartphone is one of the better deals you'll find on any low-end smartphone.

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