Samsung Fascinate now for sale from Verizon

Samsung Fascinate now for sale from Verizon
Yesterday, it was announced that the Samsung Fascinate (Galaxy S series) smartphone would be made available by Verizon Wireless on-line starting on the 8th, and with an in-store sale date of the 9th. Now that the clock has passed Midnight on the East Coast, the Fascinate is now listed on the Verizon web site for $199.99 after a $100 rebate with a 2-year contract. Features of the Android 2.1 device with Touch Wiz UI include a 4" Super AMOLED display at 480x800 resolution, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 2GB internal memory with Flash ROM 512MB / RAM 348MB, pre-installed 16GB microSDHC memory card (32GB supported), virtual on-screen QWERTY keyboard with Swype option, Bluetooth v3.0 profiles, 5MP autofocus camera with 720p video recording and LED flash, DivX playback support, HTML browser, 3G Mobile Hotspot, EVDO Rev A, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and a 3.5mm headset jack.

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Samsung Fascinate Specifications | Hands-On event in NY

source: Verizon Wireless


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13 Comments

1. cp hall unregistered

bout time

2. hons unregistered

It says "Buy one get one free" from the web site!!!!

3. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

It is a shame that a GOOGLE phone has BING for its search engine and does not have GOOGLE MAPS for navigator......

4. Kranbes unregistered

ROOT IT

10. winmocansuckit unregistered

Use voice command navigate and search and google is the default, I find it faster then trying to type it anyway.

5. dotdotdot

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 12, 2010

I thought its resolution was more than 480x800...

6. VZWs Old tricks unregistered

Anyone know if you can still download and use the Free Google NAV on the Fascinate. Just ordered one yesterday and i dont want to pay vzw $9.99 a month for verizon nav.

7. winmocansuckit unregistered

Just use the voice command function on the phone, the navigate function on it uses google maps and the search function on it uses google.

8. VZWs Old tricks unregistered

I heard that they took off the google search bar and replaced it with a Bing search bar(BS as it is a gogle phone and google made it free based on add rev) , witch will show you a map but no free turn by turn. Anyone know if there is a way of changing it. or if i can download the google nav from the market... thanks

9. winmocansuckit unregistered

Ok, I will explain this again, the google search bar isn't there, but google bypassed that by making the voice command default search, google search, and if you use the "navigate to" voice command it uses google maps. So, just use the voice command for searches and navigating and google is the default. I find the voice command function faster than trying to type it out anyway.

11. VZWs Old tricks unregistered

Got it thanks for the help, I will give it a try

12. INCREDIBLE OWNER unregistered

why only 348MB of ram compared to the incredible, droid 2, droid x, nexus one, evo which all have 512MB of ram?????

13. Master flash rod unregistered

It has 512 like the rest of them, just a way better GPU so part of that is dedicated to video. All those other phones you mentioned have old GPUs and don't need dedicated slot. The SGS triumphs those phones on so many levels, especially form factor.

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