Summary: The Samsung Zeal is currently available on Verizon. The unique dual hinged design of the Samsung Zeal incorporates e-ink to create an innovative keyboard that changes depending on how you open the phone. Does this sound familiar? It may sound very similar to another phone released in 2009...
Summary: The Samsung Zeal, meanwhile, is a dual flip phone (this means that it flips up in portrait and in landscape, depending on the functions you want to use) that offers a two megapixel camera, support for thirty two gigs of external memory, sufficient address book space for a thousand entries, 3G and...
Cons: Low radiation, Full keyboard, Lower-resolution camera, Slightly overweight
Conclusion: The Alias 2’s E Ink keyboard is the cleverest input solution we’ve seen in quite some time. It solves nearly every problem and complaint anyone’s ever had with every other kind of keyboard, both touchscreen and physical, and creates unprecedented flexibility for navigation and control.
Pros: E Ink keyboard; dual-hinge clamshell design; large, bright 2.6-inch screen; long talk time and battery life
Cons: Clunky Web browser; no threaded messaging; soft focus photos, poor QCIF videos; low ringtone volume
Summary: Priced at $79.99, the Alias 2 is in the same league as excellent clamshell devices such as the LG Chocolate 3 (which costs just $10 more), and other full QWERTY messaging devices such as the enV2 (which costs $10 less).
Excerpt: The Samsung Alias 2 is a dual-hinge messaging phone that doesn't look all that remarkable at first glance, but Jen Edwards was very impressed with its E-Ink keyboard that changes[...]
Pros: Magic Keypad gives you access to the dial pad and quick launch functions but instantly switches to a four row, QWERTY keypad with large buttons when you enter the messaging application, Dual flip for use as portrait or landscape device, Bright, easy-to-read screen, Thin and incredibly light
Cons: Voice quality is good, but not stellar, Relatively underpowered camera compared to the competition