The super-smart Samsung Fascinate for Verizon Wireless brings a fully
integrated entertainment, messaging, and social networking experience to your
mobile phone, thanks to its open and innovative Android 2.1 platform. You'll be
able to zip through the Web and multitask between a bevy of apps with the
Fascinate's 1 GHz processor and ultra-fast 7.2 Mbps 3G connectivity.
In addition to high-speed connectivity on the fast and reliable Verizon
Wireless 3G network, you can also share the built-in 3G Mobile Hotspot via Wi-Fi
among five devices--laptop, another phone, MP3 player, and more (additional
The Samsung Fascinate is also compatible with the V Cast Music with Rhapsody
service, which enables you to purchase songs through your phone and download
them via the fast Verizon Wireless 3G EV-DO data network, and the V CAST Video
on Demand service that enables you to watch full-length TV shows plus news,
sports, weather, and live entertainment video clips. You'll also stay on course
thanks to the VZ Navigator GPS turn-by-turn direction service. And with the
optional Visual Voice Mail service, you'll be able to quickly and easily scroll
through your messages and pick the ones you want to listen to.
With integrated Google technology, the Fascinate brings one-touch access to
the popular Google mobile services millions use every day, including Google
Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, GTalk instant messaging (with
presence capabilities), YouTube, and Picasa. The Fascinate also provides easy
access to both personal and corporate e-mail, calendars, and contacts supported
by Exchange Server and Gmail. And through Android Market, you'll get access to
thousands of useful applications, widgets and fun games to download and install
on your phone, with many more apps being added every day.
The Fascinate has a large 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display that
provides brighter, thinner, and higher-resolution than traditional screens.
Samsung's innovative display technology makes watching movies, viewing videos
and playing games come to life like never before, even in bright light and
outdoor environments. And messaging is simple and easy with the Fascinate's
virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology, which allows you to input text
faster and in a more intuitive way with one continuous finger motion across the
At 0.39 inches (9.9mm) thin, the Fascinate is the thinnest Android smartphone
on the market, and it packs in a 2 GB internal memory with compatibility for optional
microSD cards up to 32 GB in size. Other
features include a 5-megapixel camera/camcorder with auto-focus and HD video
recording (720p resolution), fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g),
and Bluetooth 3.0 technology for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming.
Samsung Social Hub
Offering one-stop shopping for all your updates, the Samsung Social Hub all
your social networking services, messages, personal and business e-mail,
calendars and contacts. It's built around Messaging and Contacts, both of which
initiate the sending and receiving of information--whether it is e-mail, instant
messaging, social network updates or SMS messages. Additionally, calendar
information from portal calendars, such as Google Calendar, and social
networking services are displayed together in one calendar with two-way
The familiar text messaging experience is enhanced with group messaging and
"reply all" functionality for up to 10 contacts, a threaded conversations
format, a consolidated inbox, and enhanced multi-media display.
- Fast 3G connectivity thanks to the reliable Verizon
Wireless EV-DO, Rev A network
- GPS navigation capabilities via VZ Navigator service plus
Bing Maps and Google Maps (available via Android Market)
- Ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for
accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
- 3G Mobile Hotspot capability allows you to create a Wi-Fi
hotspot using your Verizon Wireless 3G EV-DO connection, which can then be
shared among up to five Wi-Fi-capable devices. The 3G Mobile Hotspot is the
perfect family vacation companion, and at $20 for 2 GB and 5 cents per
megabyte overage, it provides an allowance big enough for sharing with the
entire family for downloading games, Internet access, and more.
- Powered by the Android operating system (version 2.1)
with deep integration of Google services and access to thousands of apps to
customize your phone via the Android Market.
- 1 GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor speeds up
everything--from playing games to watching shows to opening files from work.
- Swype input system allows you to input text faster and
easier by gliding your finger around the keyboard, moving from letter to
letter in one continuous motion. The Swype technology then calculates what
word you're intending to type
- Samsung Social Hub provides one stop for all your updates
integrates all your social networking services, messages, personal and
business e-mail, calendars and contacts.
- 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display (480 x 800
pixels, 16 million color depth) is one of the thinnest, most responsive
full-featured smartphones in the industry.
- 2 GB internal memory
- 5.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash.
- HD video recording (720p) plus easy upload to YouTube.
- Multi-format digital audio player compatible with MP3,
WMA, and AAC/AAC+/eAAC+ formats
- Blockbuster movie rentals and purchases
- DivX video playback
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides
faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It's compatible with
new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older
Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as headsets and printers. It includes
profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP
Bluetooth profile--enabling you to wirelessly stream your music to a pair of
compatible Bluetooth stereo headphones or speaker dock.
- YouTube app for streaming video over 3G and Wi-Fi
- DLNA compatibility allows you to stream media content
from the phone to any other DLNA‐certified device. The AllShare application
enables you to play a file from your phone on another player, play a file from
a server on your phone, or play a file from a server on another player via
- Rich HTML e-mail application seamlessly syncs your
e-mail, calendar and contacts from Gmail as well as most other POP3 or IMAP
e-mail services. The Gmail application provides features such as conversation
view, spam filtering, search, and labels that Gmail users enjoy on their
computer while offering new features such as integration with the phone's
contact list. And it multitasks, so you can read a Web page while also
downloading your e-mail in the background.
- Full HTML Web browser enables you to view more pages and
enjoy better Web content delivered efficiently to your phone.
- Instant messaging support for Google Talk, as well as
AOL, Yahoo! Messenger and Windows Live Messenger. It also supports advanced
text messaging features, enabling you to easily flag, delete or move groups of
messages and keep track of group conversations through threaded text
- Text (SMS) and picture/video (MMS) messaging
- Google Calendar app syncs with the Web-based version, so
any event that you add to your phone will show up on the Web-based Google
Calendar (and vice versa).
- Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the
cellular connectivity is turned off
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- TTY compatible
- Hearing Aid Compatibility = M4
The Samsung Fascinate weighs 4.16 ounces and measures 4.92 x 2.53 x 0.39
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