The Samsung Sunburst features a 1000 entry phone book, with room in each of the entries for four numbers, a nickname, two email addresses, a company name, a URL, a job title, a note, a birth date and street addresses. You can further organize each entry into caller groups, and pair them with caller ID photos and one of 17 polyphonic ringtones. Moreover, you can set your own music, or recorded piece of audio, as a ringtone. Other basic features of the phone include a speakerphone, an alarm clock, multimedia and text messaging, a tip calculator, a calendar, a calculator, a unit converter, a memo pad, a stopwatch, a task list, a timer, a world clock, a vibrate mode and a sketchpad too.
Some of the more advance features of the Sunburst cell phone include, voice recording, PC syncing, voice command, mobile email, stereo Bluetooth, GPS (along with turn-by-turn directions of AT&T Navigator), and instant messaging via AIM, Yahoo Messenger and Windows Live Messenger. However, mobile email only allows you to access some of the selected web email services such as Gmail and Yahoo Mail, with a monthly payment of $5.
As you may already know, the Sunburst is among the first phones to utilize a variety of AT&T’s cloud based services. The phone includes AT&T’s Address Book to manage your address book on your PC, and an Online Locker to store your photos and upload them to social networking sites. You can of course purchase additional ringtones, apps and more from AT&T’s App store.
Although the phone is lacking in 3G, the Sunburst still has a full HTML browser, with the basic favorites list, URL location bar and zoom in/out capability.
The Sunburst is compatible with AT&T’s Mobile Music too. It also features a music player, that actually acts as a gateway to AT&T's Mobile Music Store. The music player is similar to those on other AT&T phones with create, repeat, edit playlists, and shuffle options. The phone has an internal storage of 189MB, however it can support a further 16GB using microSD cards.
The 2-megapixel camera on the Sunburst comes with three quality settings, and is capable of taking pictures in five resolutions. Additional settings include, five white balance presets, brightness, a self-timer, six shooting modes, video capture mode, and up to 4x zoom. Photo quality is average.
The Samsung Sunburst cell phone can also be customized with a selection of ringtones and graphics that are available in the AT&T AppCenter. However, the phone already comes with few games and applications such as, Bejeweled, Tumbling Dice, AT&T Social Net, WikiMobile and more.