The Samsung A517 is a mid-range phone which meet all the basic requirements of a mobile phone but does not claim to have any new features. This is a slim mobile grab measuring 95 x 48 x 16 mm and a weight of only 82 grams, it is so easy to push and keep in your purse or even your jeans pocket. Those who are usually on their cell phones for the time would not be disappointed, because the external screen has a very large numbers which tells you the time.
It has an ordinary 1.3 megapixel camera with zoom lens and a video recorder. What makes the A517 more attractive to consumers is its ability to offer AT&T’s Mobile Music which makes music and ringphone downloading possible. The same feature also allows users to transfer and store (via a MicroSD card) data from their digital media collection. It also boasts of the AT&T video services and Bluetooth wireless technology and a music player.