With skyrocketing interest in social networking, cell phones that lack QWERTY keypads are falling out of favor with cell phone users glued to social network sites on their cell phones. The social network crazy population will definitely admire the Samsung Strive, the latest cell phone that Samsung has created for AT&T. Besides offering some outstanding messaging features at an affordable price, Samsung Strive will be the first AT&T device to sport the latest messaging services of the carrier.
Samsung Strive boasts a sleek slider form, measuring 106mm (length) x 59mm (wide) x 15mm (depth) and weighing 113 grams. The models of Samsung Strive will come in two color combinations – purple and charcoal and silver and black. The 2.6 inches TFT display of the phone will support over 262 thousand colors. The 2 megapixel camera of the phone is equipped with zoom, video recording and video sharing features.
Samsung Strive has an integrated MP3 player. AT&T subscribers have the freedom to download audio files from AT&T Mobile Music. However, this Samsung handset lacks FM radio. Samsung Strive users could access AT&T Video service for downloading popular videos on their handset. Samsung Strive supports all prominent messaging formats including SMS, MMS, EMS and email. For instant messaging and chatting, you can access Windows Live, AOL and Yahoo.
Samsung Strive will be the first AT&T phone to feature the latest group messaging service of AT&T. This new messaging service of AT&T will include Next Generation Messaging that will help users to manage conversations, AT&T Mobile Share for sharing contents and AT&T Address Book for automatically synchronizing contacts to web based address book. Ensuring speedy download of contents on the Strive handset, Samsung has added 3G connectivity to the device. The integrated Bluetooth technology will enable users to connect the handset to Bluetooth compatible devices. Samsung Strive supports A-GPS. AT&T subscribers could avail the AT&T Navigation service for finding their destination.
In the Reviews Samsung Strive has modest storage space. If the 80MB internal memory is not sufficient for stacking your documents and files, you can use a microSD memory card for memory expansion. The battery of this Samsung handset will provide up to 3 hours of talk time and 250 hours of standby time.
For a limited period, AT&T will offer Samsung Strive for $20 after a $50 mail in rebate.