Verizon Wireless recently launched the Google Android OS-powered Samsung Fascinate. This high-end smartphone possesses a 4-inch AMOLED Touchscreen and a 1 GHz processor. The Fascinate is available on Verizon’s website and at retailers as of Sept. 9.
This model will cost approximately $250, which has become the standard price for high-end smartphones. The Samsung Fascinate has a 4-inch display with High definition resolution. The Samsung debuts with Google’s Android OS 2.1, and Version 2.2 is under development.
This Samsung device supports Verizon’s 3G network and includes Wi-Fi. It also combines these functions and acts as a Wi-Fi hotspot to share its Internet connection with other computers. This model includes 2 GB of internal storage and is bundled with a 16 GB microSD memory card. Users have the option of switching this out with higher capacity cards, up to 32 GB. It also has a 5.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus and an LED flash. This supports HD (720p) video recording and playback. Other features included are Bluetooth and a 3.5 mm headset jack.
Since it runs Google’s operating system, the Fascinate comes with a suite of communication, entertainment, and productivity applications. Many of these tie into Google services like YouTube and Gmail, but users are also able to get their business mail through Microsoft Exchange.
Guest post by Dheeraj – author of Mobile Fun at Mobifunic.blogspot.com