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The Samsung Solstice II (SGH-A817) is a mid-cost cell phone for the AT&T network.

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Wide variety of apps available for purchase despite not being Android or iOS

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Consistently good, non-grainy photo quality from camera, better than other Samsung phones with 2-megapixel resolution

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More affordable internet/data phone option than many competitors with touchscreen design

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Large touch screen is very responsive, performs better than previous Samsung touchscreens

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Battery life outlasts other Samsung and competitor models, up to three days of moderate or heavier use

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.

Antenna can be prone to dropping calls, variable call quality

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Phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack, fairly standard on phones of this style/media player phones

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microSD cards can only be changed by removing rear plate, inconvenient

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.


The Samsung Solstice II (SGH-A817) is a mid-cost cell phone for the AT&T network. Samsung promotes this phone as having a complete multimedia package, and features such a 2 megapixel camera/camcorder, Mobile Web/Video, and MobiTV help to justify that statement. The display of this phone is three inches of touchscreen. The touchscreen is equipped with TouchWiz 2.0, which helps to make navigating easy. With the Solstice II (SGH-A817), you are able to customize your home screen, adding the widget shortcuts and applications you want. The AT&T Social Net feature of the Solstice II (SGH-A817) coordinates and simplifies the way you keep up to date with your social networking sites (such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter). This phone gives you the ability to send messages, photos, and videos with the touch of a button. With threaded text, you can easily follow who said what through the course of a conversation. The Samsung Solstice II (SGH-A817) cell phone is Bluetooth capable.

  • 3" touchscreen w/ TouchWiz 2.0
  • Customizable home screens w/ widget shortcuts and applications
  • 2.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder
  • Mobile Web/Video
  • AT&T Music/Radio
  • Samsung Dolfin Browser
  • AT&T Social Net
  • Bluetooth capable
  • GPS capable
  • Color: Black
  • Up to 250 hours Standby Time
  • Up to 5 hours Talk Time
  • Speakerphone
  • Voice Recognition
  • Memo Pad
  • Scheduler
  • Dimensions: 4.29” x 2.13” x 0.47”
  • Stop watch
  • Airplane Mode
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