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Samsung’s BIG Entry

July 9, 2010 1 comment

Samsung’s new edition to their phone line up named Galaxy S has made waves in the smartphone market. Especially with the Super AMOLED display and the 1GHz Humming Bird Processor, the phone is considered to be among the top contenders in the android space right now and also on par compared to iPhone 4.

The specification of the phone can be found here. The phone spec is same with all the four variants and the changes are more at the hardware level.

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The four major service providers in US are coming out with their own variations of Samsung Galaxy S named Epic 4G (Sprint), Fascinate (Verizon), Captivate (AT&T) and Vibrant (Tmobile).

Release date and price are not announced yet but it is said that the phones will be released soon, most probably by July or August. Samsung has also promised Android 2.2 update soon after the launch.

Few pictures below to get the feel of it. Click to enlarge.

Samsung Epic 4G

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Samsung Fascinate

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Samsung Captivate

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Samsung Vibrant

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Check out the video, an ad for Sprint’s Epic 4G

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Android Army on the Rise !

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comScore Report for May 2010 shows the rise and fall of numbers in the smartphone market in US. While RIM still holds the ground by having the major share of the pie, Android seems to be on the rise. The rest are more or less the same. With the introduction of new high-end phones like Incredible, EVO, DroidX and GalaxyS in this and the next quarter and with Froyo on the way, this will surely be going up for the coming months. If Android is able to retain the same growth rate, Android will easily surpass the Apple numbers by Q1 2011. As Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 will be released in October, it might get more interesting.

 

Click the source link for further reading.

 

Source: PR Newswire (comScore Report)

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Droid X – Review, Benchmark Tests and more

Motorola Droid X is going to be released on Verizon July 15th 2010. The initial impressions of the phone seem to be really good.

 

MobileBurn recently reviewed the phone in great detail providing insights into various features of the phone both hardware and software wise. Click the links below for the review.

Droid X Review – Part 1

 

Droid X Review – Part 2

 

Droid X Review – Part 3

 

AndroidCentral recently did a series of benchmark tests between HTC EVO 4G, DROID X and Nexus One providing us with interesting numbers. Have a look.

 

More reviews can be found here:

AndroidCentral – Motorola Droid X Review

Engadget – Motorola Droid X Review

ZDNet – Motorola Droid X review: bigger, badder, better

PCMag – Motorola Droid X (Verizon Wireless)

SlashGear – Droid X Review

 

Motorola Droid X seems to be a promising entry into Verizon crème de la crème range of smartphones. The addition of Froyo (Android 2.2) coming late summer will make the deal even sweeter.

For more details on the Motorola Droid X, visit the Verizon’s official Droid X page.

Click the source links for more.

 

Source: MobileBurn, AndroidCentral

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