Review: Samsung Captivate Glide for AT&T
The Samsung Captivate Glide for AT&T is one of the best all-around devices I have tested in recent memory. Sure, it has a few foibles here and there, but it scores high marks on all the basics and then some. It is comfortable to hold and use, it makes good calls and offers good data speeds, the screen looks great, the camera and other media software excel, and the user interface is easy to manage.
Obviously, the big draw of the Captivate Glide is the QWERTY keyboard. While it's not for me, those who prefer the sideways slide-out QWERTY form factor can add the Captivate Glide to their holiday wish list this year, because it's sure to make some people jolly ol' souls.
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The Captivate Glide from Samsung adds a slide-out QWERTY keyboard to the familiar look of Samsung's Galaxy phones. It is fast, svelte, and has a great display.
Oct 10, 2011
AT&T announced a slew of new Android smartphones today from Motorola, Samsung, Pantech, and ZTE. Motorola Atrix 2: The Atrix 2 is a follow up to this year’s Atrix with a few spec bumps.
Nov 9, 2012
AT&T today announced that it is resuming delivery of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Samsung Captivate Glide. The update had been put on hold for further refinement.
Sep 7, 2012
AT&T recently announced that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is now available for the Samsung Captivate Glide. The update must be downloaded and installed via Samsung's Kies desktop software.
Mar 22, 2012
AT&T today published a list of devices that it plans to update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the coming months. The devices include the LG Nitro; the Motorola Atrix and Atrix 4G; the Pantech Burst and Element; and the Samsung Captivate Glide, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S II Skyrocket, and Galaxy Tab 8.9.