Verizon retiring the Samsung Fascinate

Verizon retiring the Samsung Fascinate
The Samsung Fascinate has apparently reached End of Life with Verizon, as it has a telling stamp "Retired" on the listing, and has disappeared from the online store.

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S version that was the Fascinate was one of the best Android handsets you can get on Big Red at the time it hit shelves last year. It had a good run, if we don't count some bugs and the belated Froyo update, plus it is expected to receive Gingerbread as well, but now it has to move over and hail a new king.

Hopefully this Samsung Fascinate retirement only means that the Samsung Galaxy S II version for Verizon is nearing its announcement and launch. We've heard rumors about the handset being called both the Function or the Stratosphere.

Whatever the final title is, the Samsung Galaxy S II is poised to make a big splash when it lands in Verizon's pool.

source: Droid-life

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1. Dec0der

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 11, 2011


2. needanewphone unregistered

OK. Why wouldn't I just get this and cyanogenmod instead of the new galaxy? Will the faster processor and better screen really make me happier? I prefer 4" to 4.3" screen just for my pocket. (I am one of those people that thinks phones and tablets shoud not be the same size!). Thoughts?

3. Corpsemaker

Posts: 63; Member since: Jul 10, 2010

The new galaxy S2 has a better screen, front facing camera, more RAM, faster processor, better camera, (thinner or 4G (one or the other), new software, will be upgraded to newer software in the future, better video recording, most likely more memory.

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