Samsung U960 as a replacement to the Glyde?

Samsung U960 as a replacement to the Glyde?
While we were busy at CTIA last week, Samsung's U960 was quietly posted to the FCC site. The list of features make it sound like a Glyde 2, as it will have a full touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth, MP3 Player, GPS, and a 3MP camera with Geo Tagging. It will also use Verizon's EVDO Rev A data network. We can only hope that this time Samsung get's the bugs out of the touchscreen that plagued the original Glyde and forced an interim refresh model with resistive screen. No word on if the U960 is capacitive or resistive.

Samsung SCH-U960 Preliminary Specifications

source: FCC

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11 Comments

1. fracturedpsyche

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

it seem like samsung would not want to use the name of a failed phone model that was so widely criticized. it will make people less likely to buy the new one, even if it is a quality device. they should have come up with another name.

2. BigRed83

Posts: 144; Member since: May 19, 2008

Kinda like the Alias2?

3. belve14

Posts: 113; Member since: Mar 31, 2009

Wow it was terrible the first time dont think you can really expect it to be any better this time around...Vzw doesnt get the point they just like to sell wannabe phones its sad lol

4. Bored_Shitless

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 16, 2009

if both samsung and verizon were smart. they would launch a CDMA version of the Impression instead. then again, this could be it.

9. chy3220

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 05, 2009

yeah i hope its the cdma verison of the impression. that would be great

5. souleater93

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 20, 2009

it sounds like the vodafone version of it with the camera. i wonder if verizon finally said our sister company is right and we messed up the glyde

6. VZW Employee

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 25, 2009

verizon actually just release a new verison of the samsung glyde which has updated hardware and software. ive tested out two of them so far the the touch response so far is extremely so much better then the old one. hopefully the improvements they made will fix the issue customers have been having with their touch screen.

10. souleater93

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 20, 2009

i tried it @ a store and it was better than my dare

11. iamajnt

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 19, 2009

I have the Glyde, and got the update for it and the touch screen still is inaccurate and messes up on me frequently. It is a bad phone and if this is a "Glyde 2" Verizon better have made a lot of adjustments.

7. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

the glyde refresh is a diff type of touch screen. yes it is better, but they need to change the name. the stigma that is with that phone will never die. i still hear about the chocolate 1 and 2 when they see the choc3 even thought they are totally different.

8. Dood

Posts: 269; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

They might think of calling it the Samsung 'Stuck'. Haha. Sorry I'm lame, guys.

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