Samsung Fascinate

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Samsung Fascinate review

Summary

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Pros
  • Display looks great4-inch size is a sweet spotCamera is extremely capable
Cons
  • TouchWiz skin is superfluousPhone is prone to freezesBing is default search engine, can't be changed
Samsung Fascinate review

By now you've probably seen the reviews of the other Galaxy S phones -- the Epic 4G, Captivate, or Vibrant -- or at least gotten an idea of what Samsung's push into the Android market is all about in 2010. After hitting every other major US carrier with like-minded devices, the company has finally seen fit to unleash the Fascinate on Verizon. Up until this point, the Android offerings on Big Red's network have been varied, but not all particularly attractive beyond the Droid lineup. The Fascinate is arguably the first handset that gives something like the Droid X or the Incredible a proper run for its money. Of course, those are pretty high stakes in game that changes on an almost daily basis, and Samsung's options are not without their... idiosyncrasies. That truth is nowhere more pronounced than on its latest handset. So is the company poised to hit the market where it hurts with this final puzzle piece, or is this an incomplete picture? Read on to find out in our full review of the Samsung Fascinate!

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Specs

Fascinate

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
2 GB
Screen size
4 inches
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Specs

Fascinate

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
2 GB
Screen size
4 inches
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