Conclusion: While the Samsung Fascinate might have a cheaper (but lighter) feeling chassis than the Droid alternatives, definitely don’t write this slim Samsung phone off as a non-starter. If you’re considering a top-end Android phone from Verizon, the Fascinate definitely be included in the running.
Summary: The Samsung Galaxy S5 may not be perfect – its plastic construction and finicky fingerprint scanner elicited more than a few disappointed sighs from our staff – but that doesn't stop it from being a phenomenal phone.
Pros: Boasting a superb camera, a blazing processor and an all-but-waterproof chassis, the Galaxy S5 is here to play.
Cons: We were more annoyed than impressed by its fingerprint scanner, and the device's all-plastic construction is a disappointment.
Excerpt: Samsung, the Korean based technology heavyweight, has come forward and joined the followers of the little green robot, with the Samsung Galaxy. What we like The best bit about this phone is that it looks like a Samsung phone should.
Summary: We didn’t have any problems with the i7500’s reception quality, and its earpiece was loud enough. Plus the phone’s speaker outputted pretty decent volume – at the top settings you won’t miss a call even in a train or on a very busy street.
VIDEOVIEW: Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy GT-I7500 Android Smartphone
2 August 2009
Excerpt: Following the previous two videoviews of Samsung's first Android smartphone, this videoview features the unboxing of the final Samsung Galaxy GT-I7500 which is available since this week from O2 Germany .
Conclusion: O2 ’s been selling Samsung I7500 Galaxy in Germany and its UK division has announced that they’ll handle the retail duties within the UK from August. This confirmation however, does not come with a price but according to O2, it will be available on contract.
Excerpt: With the upcoming release of the GT-I7500 Galaxy , Samsung is the first mobile phone manufacture among the global top three to unveil an Android -based smartphone. Running on Android 1.5 (aka Cupcake), the I7500 supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE and triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 900/1700/2100 MHz as...
Excerpt: Following the previous Samsung Galaxy hardware hands-on videoview, this videoview follows-up with a software hands-on of Samsung's upcoming Android smartphone. Unlike the T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) and the Vodafone HTC Magic, the Samsung Galaxy isn't a Google experience phone which means Samsung...