Review: Samsung DoubleTime for AT&T
Samsung hopes the DoubleTime will coax the QMD faithful to make the leap to Android smartphones. But is that a smart decision?
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For fans of the quick messaging device (QMD,) there has been a drought of new hardware in recent months — at least as far as feature phones are concerned. Many of the QMDs have shifted to the Android platform, and that brings us to the DoubleTime, a sideways clamshell messaging phone from Samsung that attempts to bring Android not to the masses, but to the mass messenger.
Hands-On: Samsung DoubleTime
The DoubleTime is an entry-level clamshell Android phone aimed at converting the quick-messaging device crowd to smartphone users.
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