Samsung Fascinate on Verizon Rounds Out the Galaxy S Family
Samsung today capped off its massive Galaxy S U.S. launch by announcing the Samsung Fascinate for Verizon Wireless, and the Samsung Galaxy S for U.S. Cellular. The phones are nearly identical in their hardware. Both use Android 2.1, a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, and a Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 "Hummingbird" processor. Both the Fascinate and Galaxy S use 802.11n Wi-Fi, and each features a five megapixel camera with 720p video recording. Both phones also use Samsung's custom interface on top of Android, with Samsung's Social Hub software. The Samsung Fascinate on Verizon Wireless will get Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities, in addition to a slew of Verizon's own branded services, including the V Cast Music with Rhapsody store, V Cast Video, VZ Navigator and Visual Voice Mail, among others.
Review: Samsung Fascinate
The Samsung Fascinate brings the Galaxy S family to Verizon Wireless, and The Network teaches this Android every trick it knows. Is this the Galaxy to explore?
Hands-On with Samsung's Galaxy S Phones for the US
Hands-on with the new Samsung Galaxy S series phone, including the Captivate for AT&T, Fascinate for Verizon, Epic 4G for Sprint, and Vibrant for T-Mobile.
Samsung Shows Off Verizon Fascinate
Samsung today revealed the first images of the Fascinate, its Galaxy S variant for Verizon Wireless. The high-end Android phone was announced yesterday.
Samsung Fascinate Hits Verizon Stores September 9
Verizon Wireless today announced that the Samsung Fascinate Galaxy S Android device will be available from its online store starting Wednesday, September 8, and will be available in Verizon retail stores starting Thursday, September 9. The Fascinate will cost $200 after mail-in rebate with a new contract.
Verizon Confirms Google Search Coming to Samsung Fascinate
Verizon Wireless has confirmed to Phone Scoop via email that the Samsung Fascinate, which shipped with Bing as the default search engine, will be able to download the official Android Google Search application once the Fascinate is updated to Android 2.2. Verizon Wireless would not confirm when that update is scheduled to take place, but suggested that users who want to use Google Search instead of Bing set Google.com as their Android browser home page.
I guess the Fascinate isn't so fascinating...