While it’s not the most exciting handset in AT&T’s portfolio, Sammy and AT&T have just made the Solstice official. We scooped it like tasty Jello pudding earlier this week and the details were spot on. Starting with the “full 3.0 touch screen”, by which we’re sure Samsung means 3-inch touch screen, the Solstice features Sammy’s TouchWiz UI over a quad-band GSM/dual-band 3G radio, 2 megapixel camera sans-flash, haptic feedback, aGPS, accelerometer and a fairly generous service of standard mid-range features and functionality. As we told you on Tuesday, the Solstice will hit stores/web on Sunday, August 2nd for $99.99 after MIR on a 2-year contract. We would like to have seen a slightly better camera in this little guy but once the early adopter tax is lifted, it won’t be a bad deal at all.


Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.