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Samsung Fascinate / Samsung Galaxy S CDMA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 268 reviews of Samsung Fascinate / Samsung Galaxy S CDMA. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the usability and performance are overall positive. The screen and durability are also appreciated, but there are some less positive opinions about the connectivity and GPS navigation.

portability, durability, screen, performance, usability

battery, reliability, sound, GPS navigation, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Fascinate / Samsung Galaxy S CDMA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Fascinate / Samsung Galaxy S CDMA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 134 user reviews of Samsung Fascinate / Samsung Galaxy S CDMA from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Opinions about the screen and portability are on the whole positive. Reviews are divided on the performance. Some have doubts about the size.

portability, screen

size

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Joshua Topolsky (engadget.com)

Samsung Fascinate review

 

By now you've probably seen the reviews of the other Galaxy S phones -- the Epic 4G, Captivate, or Vibrant -- or at least gotten an idea of what Samsung's push into the Android market is all about in 2010. After hitting every other major US carrier...

Display looks great ; 4-inch size is a sweet spot ; Camera is extremely capable

TouchWiz skin is superfluous ; Phone is prone to freezes ; Bing is default search engine, can't be changed

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Ginny Mies (pcworld.com)

Samsung Fascinate

 

At last, a Samsung Galaxy S Android phone, the Fascinate, has come to Verizon ($200 with a two-year contract from Verizon; price as of September 8, 2010). Like the other phones in the Galaxy S series (the Epic 4G, Captivate, and Vibrant), the Fascinate...

Intuitive user interface ; Gorgeous Super AMOLED display

GPS isn't always accurate ; Search is restricted to Bing

With its user-friendly interface and elegant design, the Samsung Fascinate is a strong addition to Verizon's growing portfolio of Android superphones.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Samsung Fascinate (Verizon Wireless)

 

The latest Samsung smartphone is another great choice for Verizon Wireless customers.

Beautiful screen. Slim and light. Fast processor. Loud speakerphone.

Inaccurate voice dialing. Poor microphone noise cancellation.

Multimedia and Conclusions The Fascinate comes with a roomy 1.4GB of onboard free storage and a 16GB MicroSD card, which fits in a slot under the back cover. Video and audio playback are plain terrific. You can use wired headphones plugged into the...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

Samsung Fascinate review

 

Editors' note: Portions of the User interface and Features sections were taken from our reviews of the other Samsung Galaxy S models , since the devices share a common UI and similar core features. This review has also been updated with information...

The Samsung Fascinate offers a gorgeous Super AMOLED touch screen, a 1GHz processor, and a great multimedia experience. The smartphone can be used as a mobile hot spot.

GPS positioning isn't always accurate. For now, you can't save apps to an SD card or voice dial over Bluetooth. Search is locked to Bing.

Sleek and powerful, the Samsung Fascinate is another strong addition to Verizon's Android lineup. Its user interface won't appeal to everyone, particularly seasoned Android users, but it's a good smartphone for the masses.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Brian Klug (anandtech.com)

Samsung Fascinate Review: Verizon's Galaxy S Smartphone

 

The Fascinate feels unlike almost any other high-end Android device I've had the chance to review so far. Where other smartphones are predominantly metal and thus pack some considerable heft, the Fascinate is lightweight and just a tad plasticky. It's...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Samsung Fascinate Review

 

The saga is now complete, as Samsung's fourth Galaxy S phone has been released to the US market; the Fascinate i500 for Verizon Wireless. The Fascinate follows in the footsteps of the Captivate (AT&T), Vibrant (T-Mobile), and Epic 4G (Sprint), as all...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by (letstalk.com)

Samsung Fascinate

 

Expert review by : Sloan Bowman (fonearena.com)

Samsung Fascinate Review

 
Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Android Police (androidpolice.com)

AT&T’s Samsung Captivate Unboxing And Initial Hands-On!

 

Our friendly neighborhood FedEx employee stopped by this morning with our Samsung Captivate, so I figured I'd do a quick unboxing video, snap some pictures, and give you guys our initial thoughts before our review in a couple days. The box itself is...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Samsung Fascinate 3G+

 

The Samsung Fascinate 3G+ is Samsung's first smartphone in their Galaxy S family that was released for the carrier Telus. While the phone shares some similarities with the Fascinate running on Verizon in the US, the hardware itself is fundamentally...

Jan, 2011

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