Summary: For Verizon's globetrotting customers, the Samsung Saga offers a sleek messaging smartphone with world-roaming capabilities and solid performance, all for an affordable price.
Pros: The Samsung Saga offers world-roaming capabilities and features a touch screen and full QWERTY keyboard. The Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphone also has integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, EV-DO Rev. A support, and a 2-megapixel camera.
Cons: The Saga suffers from some slight sluggishness, and call quality could be a tad better. The smartphone doesn't support international 3G bands like the BlackBerry Storm.
Excerpt: The Verizon Samsung Saga (a close cousin to the Samsung Epix on AT&T) is billed as a “Global Smartphone,” ready for overseas use (with the appropriate account activations). Though we weren’t able to book a trip to Europe for the purpose of our review, we can take a look at the features packed into the Saga so you can see how well it might suit your travel needs.