Samsung Fascinate Specs and Release Date Goes Official | New Review

Posted on 02 September 2010 by author

Several months ago, Verizon Wireless made an announcement that they are going to come up with another Android-based handset, the all-new Samsung Fascinate. Apparently, the Samsung Fascinate is Verizon’s own version of the Samsung Galaxy S phone series and this smartphone is believed to become a direct competitor of Apple’s iPhone 4. Upon its released, the Samsung Fascinate will join three other Samsung Galaxy phones in the US, T-Mobile’s Samsung Vibrant, Sprint’s Epic 4G and AT&T’s Samsung Captivate.

As the name implies, this handset will surely fascinate us with its great features and impressive specs. The Samsung Fascinate also offers a high level of entertainment and a wide variety of applications that users will enjoy. Like the Droid X and Droid 2, this handset also comes with the Blockbuster Mobile that will enable its users to download their favorite full-length movies.

Aside from these above-mentioned features, the Samsung Fascinate also comes with the following features and specs:

  • 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with 480X800 pixel resolution display
  • 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor
  • Android 2.1 operating system
  • Pre-installed with 16 GB microSD card
  • 2 GB internal memory
  • 512MB Flash / 384MB RAM memory on board
  • 3G mobile hotspot capability
  • 5.0 megapixel camera with auto focus and LED Flash
  • Preloaded with Bing Maps and Bing Search engine
  • Equipped with full HTML browsing capabilities
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Comes with 720p video recording and playback capability that can easily be uploaded to YouTube
  • DLNA connectivity

With these features and specs, we cannot deny the fact that the Samsung Fascinate is a great Android phone that is really worth your money. This handset is already available for pre-order as announced by Best Buy starting last August 29.

As of present, there is no information yet as to when this handset will be actually released, but there is an ongoing rumor that this handset will be available starting September 9. However, Verizon has not made any confirmation about it as well as how much this handset will be offered. But there were some speculations that the Samsung Fascinate could be offered at a price of $200 after a possible rebate.

For now, we’ll just have to wait for Verizon; surely they will give more details regarding the Samsung Fascinate in the coming days in order to inform their potential customers and subscribers.


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