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AT&T Announces Its First Prepaid Side Slider Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Appeal™

AT&T GoPhone® Helps Customers Keep Costs Under Control While Still Enjoying Benefits of Smartphone Ownership

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DALLAS, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning June 5, AT&T* GoPhone customers looking for a prepaid Android smartphone will have another option with the Samsung Galaxy Appeal™, available at Walmart.  The Galaxy Appeal will also be available in all other AT&T GoPhone distribution channels beginning July 15th. 

The Galaxy Appeal is the first smartphone offered with AT&T's GoPhone service that features a slider QWERTY keyboard that makes it perfect for texting and emailing.  It operates on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and features a 3.2-inch touchscreen.  The 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with 3x zoom lets you capture important moments and allows for video recording at 24 frames per second.  Additionally, Galaxy Appeal's plastic parts are made of 80-percent recycled material and the phone ships with reduced packaging material compared to other Samsung devices, cutting back on paper usage.

Customers who want to get the most out of their smartphones while still keeping their budget in check can benefit from AT&T's new GoPhone smartphone plans and data packages.  The Galaxy Appeal brings together the convenience of full-keyboard texting and the rich Android experience and apps with AT&T's affordable data plans:

  • 1GB for $25 per month
  • 200MB for $15 per month
  • 50MB for $5 per month

 

All data packages are available on the $50 Unlimited Talk & Text nationwide plan for GoPhone smartphones and the $25 Unlimited Text with 250 minutes nationwide GoPhone plan.  They also include unlimited Wi-Fi usage at thousands of AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots from your smartphone.

Additional Specifications:

  • GSM Quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • UMTS Tri-band: 850/1900/2100MHz
  • Dimensions: 4.41" (H) x 2.27" (W) x 0.56" (D)
  • Weight: 4.3 oz
  • Display: 3.2" HVGA TFT 480x320 color screen
  • Internal memory: 512MB RAM, 1.8GB ROM
  • External memory: Expandable up to 32GB with microSD™ card
  • Battery:  1300 mAh, Lithium ion (Li-ION)
  • Processor: 800MHz ARM Cortex A5, Qualcomm MSM7225A
  • Camera: 3MP w 3x Zoom and Video Recorder
  • Talk time: up to 7 hours
  • Standby time: up to 300 hours
  • HAC Compliant: M3 Rating, TTY Capable

 

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

Samsung and Appeal are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. 

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com.  This AT&T news release and other announcements are available at http://www.att.com/newsroom and as part of an RSS feed at www.att.com/rss. Or follow our news on Twitter at @ATT.

© 2012 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. Mobile broadband not available in all areas. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

SOURCE AT&T Inc.



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