Review: Samsung Captivate
Jul 18, 2010, 12:31 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Phone Scoop takes the AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy S — the Captivate — for a spin to see how well it performs. The display and battery life are amazing. How do the rest of the features hold up?
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The Captivate is the finest Android device to become available from AT&T. If you're looking for solid performance all around, you can't go wrong with Samsung's top-of-the-line Captivate. There are a few things that prevent the Captivate from being 100% awesome, though. Find out where it falls short.
Since the Samsung Captivate and Vibrant are so similar, many parts of this review are identical for both the Captivate and Vibrant. The Body, Three S's, and Wrap-Up are all unique, but most other segments of both reviews are the same.
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.
Jun 17, 2010
AT&T and Samsung today announced that AT&T will soon be offering the Galaxy S Captivate Android phone. The Captivate has a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor made by Samsung inside, which Samsung claims is ideal for 3D graphics and 3D sound.
Jan 10, 2012
Samsung recently announced the availability of Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the Captivate smartphone. Installing the new system software requires the use of Kies Mini and a computer.
Aug 2, 2011
The U.S. International Trade Commission today voted in favor of investigating Apple's patent and design complaints made against Samsung.
Jul 25, 2011
AT&T today announced that all of the Android handsets it has released in 2011 will receive the Android 2.3 Gingerbread system update. The Motorola Atrix 4G will receive Gingerbread starting today, and the HTC Inspire 4G will have access to Gingerbread in the coming weeks.
To change the bottom 4 icons is easy
To change the bottom 4 icons on the main screen
Go to the applications list menu, hit the menu/options button, then edit- then you can change them 🙂
Its a bit difficult to get it to be as customized as you want, but it can be done- haha
I wish the reviewer would have researched that a bit more before stating "These four icons can NOT be changed or altered..." I know there is a lot of stuff to cover w...
You must have the Application Menu in customizable mode. Do this by opening the Application menu (with the bottom right home screen icon), then hitting the physical option menu button on the phone, finally click view.
Fast way to toggle swype/regular keyboard?
BUT, as far as a quicker way to change input types, whether it's the browser or a text message, t...
connecting to PC??
After some research, i downloaded Kies, but once I got it running, it said an update was available and then the update took 10 hours to finish and i had to go to work.
i've uninstalled kies and the drivers multiple times, pulled the battery of the phone, and any other norm...
I would just like to point two things out
Samsung, you clever devil.
LOL, it's the SAME Review........
"Since the Samsung Captivate and Vibrant are so similar, many parts of this review are identical for both th...
Just got this phone Sunday 7/18
so far i have Zero complaints.
I've been a blackberry user for the last 5 years and i just got this phone sunday, its awesome, still getting used to the touch scren.
As long as none...
I am currently using a samsung mythic phone from AT&T and am due for an upgrade. I was waiting...
No LED flash???
Serious question here!
Just got mine.
This phone should get a perfect score
It is a very nice phone that I would personally give 8/10.
The reviewer is wrong about changing icons!!