Image of unknown Samsung device surfaces

Image of unknown Samsung device surfaces
An image of an unknown Android-powered smartphone from Samsung has surfaced and is rumored to be called the Captivate Glyde thanks to its sliding full QWERTY keyboard.

The screen on the Captivate Glyde looks to sharp and bright, but there is no word on the resolution or the type of display it is. It is definitely not Android 4.0, so odds are we are looking at a Gingerbread packing device with Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface on top.
Image of unknown Samsung device surfaces

Around the back of the device is said to be an 8 megapixel camera. We do not know the video recording capabilities of this smartphone. The QWERTY looks to be a decent size with four rows.

The Samsung Captivate Glyde, if that is in fact what this handset will be called, is heading to AT&T. Hopefully we will have more information to deliver in the near future. Check out the photo and tell us what you think.

source: BGR

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19 Comments

1. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Oh god, why did you have to recycle that name, Samsung? The original Glyde was a s**t sandwich wrapped in fried platypus scrotums stitched together by tears and heartbreak.

2. word unregistered

Good one, sniggly. That is the first time I've ever seen a pluralization of the word scrotum. And it was legit. Looks like a nice keyboard to me.

3. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

^ - lmfao!!! X-D

4. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Off hand, Sniggs, how did you feel about the Glide? Don't be shy, tell us your innerrmost thoughts ......

11. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

I'm with sniggly; that phone looks like crap..

6. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

LMAO I just busted out laughing at work. Whoops!

10. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

"The original Glyde was a s**t sandwich wrapped in fried platypus scrotums stitched together by tears and heartbreak." Oh my. I just shat myself laughing.

13. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

The lesson here is that I should go directly from reading The Oatmeal comics to posting here more often.

14. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol. nice analogy. yea.. the glyde.. really??? one of the most bug ridden POS that they every put on VZW?? ugh!! why!!?!? wanna make sure its not bought? lol

5. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Yeah, your secrets are safe here....

7. sid8911

Posts: 54; Member since: May 29, 2010

remember the glyde it had its own mind it will go where it waants to go...

8. toaster

Posts: 114; Member since: Sep 13, 2011

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Samsung-Galaxy-S-Glide-for-Rogers-brings-the-keyboard-love-to-the-original-handset_id22377 Same phone? If so, it has a similar spec setup to the GSII. (1.2 GHz dual core processor, assumedly Exynos, 1 GB of RAM, etc.) Guess those rumors about a year back about a GSII with a keyboard did hold some water after all.

9. Ian.M

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

Thank you for finding that.. for whatever reason I missed it in my search, although I remembered reading that post a few weeks ago

16. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

Damn, beat me to it. But here's another rumour-spec anyway. http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_i927_galaxy_s_ii-4071.php

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

May be thinking of upgrading to this one here. Cause I always wanted a full qwerty keyboard to replace my Atrix

15. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

i miss a keyboard. they should just use the 5 row one from epic

17. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

I agree. I hate how the phone manufacturers always skimp out on phones with qwerties, or have good phones with 4-row qwerties. Moto's Droid 3 was an exception, but then again they released it in so few areas.

18. therocker

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 03, 2011

design sucks!!!!!!

20. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I'm glad to see there are still a number of phones with keyboard sliders being released for people like me who want a physical keyboard.

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