Samsung Fascinate was released in August of 2010 and this is perhaps one of the cheapest Android phones in the market. It’s also one of the best android mobile phones for the price. Samsung’s Fascinate has many names, by the way. It’s also known as Samsung Captivate on AT&T but Fascinate on Verizon Wireless.
The generic name for the Fascinate is Samsung Galaxy S i9000. One of the first Android phones that sport a 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen that can also play and capture videos at 720p. The HD video recording is something you can do with its 5MP camera. The Samsung Fascinate is likewise pre-installed with Swype, a free software app that enables to create and send text messages faster than when using a QWERTY keypad. Just swipe your fingers across the virtual keyboard and the app determines the word/s that you want to type.
Between Samsung Fascinate Android phone and Samsung Focus SGH-i917 Windows Phone 7, we’ll go for the Fascinate. It’s cheaper and tons of free apps are already available for it in the Android Market.
Here, we present the other Samsung Fascinate Android phone specs for your guidance:
- Swype keyboard
- Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.3 x 0.5 inches
- Weight: 4.6 ounces or 1 pound
- Operating System: Android 2.1 Eclair
- Storage: 16 GB pre-loaded microSD card (plus 2 GB internal memory)
- Google mobile services; VZ Navigator and Bing Maps for directions
- Can act as 3G Mobile Hotspot for up to five Wi-Fi connected devices
- 720p HD video recording
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking
- Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity
- Battery: up to 7 hrs. of talk time, up to 312 hours (approx. 13 days) of standby time
Samsung Fascinate is offered on Thanksgiving and is part of the Black Friday Ads 2010. We’ll post an update on cheap deals involving this phone later so stay with us!