This phone will work with your active ATT Wireless plan. There is no contract required. Just place your existing sim card for your carrier into this phone and start using it!
No matter where you are, your email is right there with you. The a197 lets you check your Yahoo! Mail, AOL and Windows Live accounts so you can read and respond to tidings from friends and jokes from your aunt. Chat with your friends without having to speak a word. All you need is a Yahoo! Messenger, AOL or Windows Live account and then you can enjoy real-time online chats with your buddies. Stay in the know while on the go. The a197 puts the Web in the palm of your hand, so you can keep on top of the latest news, sports, weather and more when you're out and about. You can also download lots of awesome ringtones, graphics and games. See something you want to capture? Inside this sleek flip phone is a camera that preserves every moment you want to remember. Get caught up in conversations, not wires. Bluetooth Wireless technology lets you use compatible wireless headsets and hands-free car systems without cords getting in the way.
| Camera|| Connectivity|| Data|| Display|| Input|| Messaging|| Operating System |
| 1.0 MP || Bluetooth || GPRS || Color || Predictive Text || Email || Java Enabled |
| USB || WAP || External Display || Side Keys || Instant Messaging |
| MMS |
| Text Messaging |
| Sound|| Technology|| Type |
| Hearing Aid Compatible || GSM Dual-Band 850,1900 || Flip Phone |
| Proprietary Slot || USB || WAP |
| Speakerphone |