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One AT&T store uses the wrong display for the Samsung Focus S

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One AT&T store uses the wrong display for the Samsung Focus S
Call it a case of mistaken identity or something else, but it appears as though one AT&T store in Florida is having difficulty in figuring out what the Samsung Focus S looks like. Specifically, it seems as though they’re using the older Samsung Focus as part of the display for the Samsung Focus S.

As much as they share the same name, and also very similar designs, customers who are very meticulous and knowledgeable about their phone stuff would easily discern the difference between the two – yet, this AT&T store is still figuring it all out. Naturally, this isn’t a random occurrence, seeing that these kinds of things happen all the time in the retail world.

One AT&T store uses the wrong display for the Samsung Focus S
Nevertheless, there’s probably some sort of reasoning behind it, like maybe they simply did not have a demo unit available and blatantly went ahead in putting up the older Samsung Focus instead to show off the newer phone.

Meanwhile, another AT&T store appears to be suffering the same issue as they’ve used a dummy unit of the Samsung Focus on a display case for the Focus Flash. Oh well, at least they have the correct brand on display as opposed to something totally not Samsung.

source: WP Central

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posted on 05 Dec 2011, 09:20 5

1. Jay_F (Posts: 236; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


Why is this a news article? Slow news day? Some of the stories on here just start looking like tabloid gossip columns.

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 09:26 1

2. protozeloz (Posts: 5381; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


Can't help it is slow news Monday. But heat is better than people using phones to kill people a

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 10:10 1

3. clevername (Posts: 1431; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)


Idk why this is news. But I know one thing, the focus and focus s designs aren't that similar. Where the first focus was really just a galaxy 1 with a slightly different case, the focus s was nearly identical to my galaxy s II when I compared them. The only difference being the camera on the focus s and it's a little thicker.

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 10:40 5

4. droiddomination (Posts: 203; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


who cares these are forgotten windows phones. might as well be a shoe stuck on the display...please post more worthy news in the future PA!

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 14:21 2

8. captn3x (Posts: 43; Member since: 08 Aug 2011)


what rock did you crawl out from? Windows is picking up speed. You may want a one horse race but for me the more OS's that make it the better. Declare loyalty to no corporation because they will bend you over a barrel to take your last dollar!

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 11:32 2

5. lubba (Posts: 1311; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


There are alot of great news regarding wp and ms. You won't see them here in PA. But you'll see everything that pertains to Android or Apple.

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 12:51 1

6. LewsTherin006 (Posts: 140; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)


poor ATT reps, they are so used of the iPhone that they dont know what any other phone looks like.

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 14:01

7. HockeyDood (Posts: 69; Member since: 14 May 2010)


Of course there's also the possibility they haven't received their demo unit yet, but still have to have something on display. But why would anyone consider that a viable option? Oh yea, that whole common sense thing is no longer common. -_-

posted on 05 Dec 2011, 16:24

9. Forsaken77 (Posts: 552; Member since: 09 Jun 2011)


I agree 100%. If they didn't have the demo unit yet, COMMON SENSE would dictate to keep the previous model up. It's better than not having anything. The S model is more akin to the original Focus than an empty stand. And who knows... maybe a customer stuck them back on the wrong pads. They're not always tethered.

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