Samsung Flight SGH-A797 GSM Cell Phone Red AT&T

Samsung Flight SGH-A797 GSM Cell Phone Red AT&T


  • Brand: Samsung
  • Color: Red
  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Model: A797
  • Weight: 0


  • QWERTY keyboard
  • touch screen
  • 2-megapixel camera
  • 3G data
  • live video sharing


The Samsung Flight A797 sports a sliding QWERTY keyboard, touch screen feature, 3G data, and a 2 megapixel camera. The Flight also fcomes equipped with stereo Bluetooth compatibility, live video sharing, GPS navigation, music player, and a microSD slot. Other key features include an email client, MMS and SMS messaging, support for multiple languages including Spanish, and WCDMA modes for international roaming.

The next-generation messaging device from Samsung, the Flight for AT&T has a vertical sliding form factor that opens to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard underneath. The Flight's unique touchscreen user interface provides one-touch access to functions like social networking shortcuts such as Twitter, Facebook and MySpace as well as messaging--including SMS and MMS, instant messaging and mobile email.

The touchscreen user interface provides one-touch access to functions like shortcuts, favorites and messaging.
This phone can quickly download video, music and more over AT&T's lightning quick HSPDA 3G network. Additionally, with AT&T's 3G network, you can listen to a conference call on a headset while sending and receiving email attachments, picture messages or Web pages at the same time. This GPS-enabled phone can access the AT&T Navigator service for turn-by-turn directions as well as its Video Share service, which enables you to send video of yourself to another compatible phone while making a voice call. See more details on optional AT&T services below.

Other features include a 2-megapixel camera/camcorder, digital audio player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion, multi-lingual text display, and up to 3 hours of talk time.

The full QWERTY keyboard provides fast and easy messaging.

Key Features

  • Fast 3G connectivity via AT&T's HSDPA/UMTS network (850/1900 MHz bands; 3.6/7.2 Mbps speeds with network availability).
  • GPS navigation capabilities via AT&T Navigator service includes audible turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates and re-routing options.
  • 2.8-inch touchscreen with 240 x 320-pixel resolution and 260K color depth.
  • Full 26-key QWERTY keyboard lets you easily type messages and emails fast.
  • 2-megapixel auto-focus camera with 3x digital zoom and video capture capabilities
  • Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity with stereo music streaming (A2DP) capabilities as well as hands-free headsets and car kits. You can connect your laptop (either via Bluetooth or wired USB) and enjoy dial-up networking--surf the Internet, send email, and access files from a server (additional charges or subscription applicable).
  • Digital audio player enables you to create and manage playlists right on the phone; compatible with MP3 and unprotected AAC/AAC+ formats.
  • Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 16 GB.
  • Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture and IM instant messaging (via popular services including AOL, Yahoo!, and MSN).
  • Access to personal email (AOL, Yahoo, Windows Live)
  • Organizer tools including calendar, alarm clock and more
  • Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off.
  • Internal phonebook stores up to 2000 contacts
  • 189 MB internal memory shared between MP3 player and camera
  • Displays last 30 outgoing/incoming/missed calls

Vital Statistics
The Samsung Flight weighs 3.8 ounces and measures 4.49 x 2.06 x 0.5 inches. Its 1000 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 3 hours of talk time, and up to 360 hours (15 days) of standby time. It runs on the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies as well as AT&T's dual-band 3G network (850/1900 MHz; HSDPA/UMTS).

What's in the Box
Samsung Flight handset, rechargeable battery, charger, quick start guide, user manual

AT&T Services

High-speed data connectivity via AT&T's 3G mobile broadband data network: The dual-band 850/1900 MHz 3G network provides up to 3.6/7.2 Mbps of download speed, making it possible to enjoy a variety of feature-rich wireless multimedia services, and it gives you the advantage of offering simultaneous voice and data services. Additionally, this phone is also compatible with 2100 MHz 3G networks found in international territories. (For use outside the United States, an AT&T international data plan is recommended.)

In areas where the 3G network is not available, you'll continue to receive service on the AT&T EDGE network, which offers availability in more than 13,000 US cities and along some 40,000 miles of major highways. Providing average data speeds between 75-135Kbps, it's fast enough to support a wide range of advanced data services, including full picture and video messaging, high-speed color Internet access, and email on the go.

The full-featured, premium AT&T Navigator GPS navigation application includes audible turn-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 your commute more enjoyable and reliable, including mobile access to Additionally, AT&T Navigator is the only mobile phone-based GPS service that provides integrated speech recognition for address entry and points of interest search.

AT&T's Video Share service enables you to send a live, one-way video stream to another compatible phone during a standard voice call. The service also allows you to switch the direction of the video stream during the same phone call. (Customers must be in an area served by the company's 3G network and have a Video Share-enabled phone.) While using Video Share with family and friends is a fun way to communicate, it's also very useful for business. For example, a majority of users in the architecture, engineering and construction industries rated the ability to share live video through Video Share highly, according to research commissioned by AT&T. Video Share lets you see progress on a job site or review the day's work without having to drive from an office or other site to do so.

AT&T Mobile Music enables you to buy tracks while on the go, access the Napster and eMusic subscription music services, stream music video, discover what's playing with Music ID song-recognition software, and find out what's hot with The Buzz music news portal.