Pros

  • Intuitive user interface
  • Gorgeous Super AMOLED display

Cons

  • GPS isn't always accurate
  • Search is restricted to Bing

At A Glance

With its user-friendly interface and elegant design, the Samsung Fascinate is a strong addition to Verizon’s growing portfolio of Android superphones.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Samsung Fascinate for Verizon Wireless is a addition to the Samsung Galaxy S Series of smartphones. The Fascinate features a brilliant 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen which provides a brighter image both indoors and outdoors in direct sunlight. This Android-powered device offers all of the customization of Android 2.1, a TouchWiz user interface, and a speedy 1GHz processor for faster downloads and streaming media. The integrated social hub unifies all of your contacts from Facebook, Twitter, Email, instant messenger, Outlook, and Gmail calendars. The Fascinate comes with a music player, a DivX video player, an impressive 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording, games, access to YouTube, and Android Market to make the most in entertainment. With Wifi capability, 3G Mobile Hotspot, VZ Navigator, and visual voicemail, everything you need is right at your fingertips.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.samsung.com/us

The Specs

Display
Display size 4.0 inches
Display type Multitouch
Dimensions
Width 4.9 inches
Depth 2.5 inches
Height 2.5 inches
Weight 0.25625 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 5.0
Carrier
CDMA 2000 1.0
CDMA 850 1.0
CDMA 800 1.0
Cell Carrier Verizon
CDMA 1900 1.0
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC
  • AAC
  • AAC Plus
Included Software
Operating System Android 2.0