Review: Samsung Droid Charge
The calling application on the Charge is the same basic calling application that's found on most Android devices. It looks different only because Samsung chose to add a splash of color. The main phone page has a software keypad filling about half the screen. Call logs, contacts, and favorites are accessed by tabs spread across the top of the phone app. Dialing numbers is a snap.
The contacts application is the stock Android app, but again has been colored in a bit by Samsung to match the Charge's theme.
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The Charge also includes a home screen widget that can be populated with shortcuts to up to nine buddies.
As with all Android handsets, the calling and contact applications continue to work well together
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