The Samsung Evergreen offers all the basic features of a messaging phone with a few other features on top. The phone book has room for 2,000 entries, each offering space for multiple phone numbers and email addresses, caller group, photo ID, caller group, customized message tone and any one of 11 default ringtones. The tools of the phone consist of a calendar, calculator, a tip calculator, an alarm clock, a to-do list, an audio recorder and a note pad.
The phone further features text and multimedia messaging, a voice command app powered by Nuance, Bluetooth and GPS support, AT&T Social Net powered by iSkoot to pull down RSS feeds, MySpace, Facebook and Twitter status updates. There are other AT&T apps included on the Samsung Evergreen such as AT&T Navigator, AT&T Music run by PacketVideo at $4.99 per month and AT&T Maps powered by NavTeq and YellowPages.com. Moreover, there are various other third party apps too such as Where and Yellow Pages Mobile. The phone also supports AT&T video share features on activation, which is capable of streaming video live to another caller who has this service enabled. For Internet, the Samsung Evergreen uses the ATT.net browser and allows online storage for your photos in AT&T Locker.
The Evergreen’s 2-megapixel camera supports 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 and 320 x 240 resolutions. Besides video sharing, the camera features an optional night mode, six shooting modes, three focus settings, five color effects, five white balance settings and additional settings to control shutter sound. The camcorder shoots at a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels with a limitation of video messages up to 30 seconds in length and 176 x 144 pixel. The Samsung Evergreen features an internal memory of 256MB and up to 16GB on card.
The music player is quite impressive and functional with onscreen controls to control pause, play and skip options. You can even repeat a song or create playlists in advance and even shuffle songs too with the Samsung Evergreen’s music player. The controls are further extended to Bluetooth headsets. A shortcut is provided in the phone from the music settings to AT&T music store, where you can purchase your choice of songs. The Evergreen comes with six onboard games along with an option to purchase more from AT&T’s online store. The environmentally friendly features of the phone include its energy saving power settings for automatic adjustment of brightness and screen-timeout, a pedometer, eco-calculator to calculate your efficiency of driving and loads of themed wallpapers and ringtones that are appropriate for the phone.