AT&T's retail package will Captivate you

AT&T's retail package will Captivate you
With the Samsung Captivate set to launch July 18th by AT&T as we reported, what you see in the picture below is the box that the happy customers will be clutching on their way out of the store. The Android flavored device is the high-end phone that AT&T users have been clammering for ever since the release of the Motorola BACKFLIP  proved that the latter was more a conversation piece-especially since AT&T substituted its bloatware for some of Google's apps. The Captivate is the AT&T branded version of the Samsung Galaxy S with a 1GHz Hummingbird chip, 4 inch Super AMOLED display and will be running Android 2.1 with TouchWiz 3.0 layered on top. It is going to be a long week for the carrier's customers who have watched as the Android arms race escalated without them.

Samsung Captivate Specifications | Hands-on

source: EngadgetMobile




Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I wish they had this baby availlable whenn I had ATT.

9. theGodpapa

Posts: 181; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

It is coming out on all 4 major unless your a boost or cricket victim, you should be able to get one as well.

4. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

does this phone have a front facing camera?? cuz if it does that would rock!

5. baldilocks

Posts: 1561; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

As has been stated a hundred times already.. no it doesn't.

11. zyoose

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Every review I have read says it has a front facing camera just like the regular Galaxy S.

2. anarkie

Posts: 48; Member since: Jan 28, 2009

OK...Here's the #1 question in my mind. Can you install non-marketplace Apps? This is where the Aria and Backflip have both been crippled. I hope for my friends on AT&T they don't do the same to this one.

3. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

I think as long as it is rooted, u should be able to install non-market apps.

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Like any AT&T smartphone - network unlock it, software unlock it and then you can do much more on it - really no big deal - stop with the whining about how AT&T cripples phones - I have an ARIA and even when it was not rooted was a great little phone...

8. theGodpapa

Posts: 181; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

rooting = voiding your warranty. I prefer my devices rooted out of the box with warranty in tact. It was funny how the same people that CHASTIZED Verizon for crippiling their devices a year ago are now defending lAmeT&T for doing the exact same thing. Hypocrits.

10. Gsmalltheway

Posts: 278; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

all you have to do is unroot it if something messes up and BAM warranty is back

1. breal525

Posts: 27; Member since: May 24, 2010

Here we gooooooooo!

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