Verizon Wireless Fascinate

  • Verizon Wireless Fascinate
82
Based on 15 scores, 32 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Amazing screen, great picture quality and sensitivity, Touchwiz UI is the best to grace Android yet, Camera great for shooting in welllit areas.
  • Gorgeous AMOLED display, Great battery life, Snappy performance
  • Fast, Vivid Super AMOLED screen, Thin, light, attractive, Samsung UI helpful to some, Taptofocus camera.

Cons:

  • Connectivity can hang at times, Camera suffers in lowlight
  • Feels a little like a toy, Back scratches easily

Expert reviews and ratings

By BrightHub on 80

The Samsung Fascinate is a slick-looking device with a ton of features. The screen itself may make the Fascinate worth a look. The only things holding this phone back from being a true top-tier device are some...

By FoneArena on -

Here is the FoneArena Samsung Fascinate Review2010 could easily be dubbed the year of the Galaxy S, releasing a version on almost all carriers in North American and abroad. Verizon networks released a version on their network called the Fascinate...

By CRN on -

When you get right down to it, the battle between the Android platform and Apple’s iOS platform is becoming something of a religious war, with too many supporters in each camp running to default arguments about why devices on their favored...

By About.com on -

The Fascinate is an attractive phone, featuring good call quality, a stellar screen, and some impressive multimedia offerings. It tops almost all of Samsung Galaxy S phones, except for the Epic 4G, which boasts 4G wireless support and a slide-out...

By GadgetReview on 90

Pros:Amazing screen, great picture quality and sensitivity Touchwiz UI is the best to grace Android yet Camera great for shooting in well-lit areas Cons:Connectivity can hang at times Camera suffers in low-light Apple set a standard for smartphone...

By phandroid.com on -

Id have to say I like the Captivate. I have just under a bazillion apps on it, and like the Android app interfaces better than the typical iPhone app UIs. Just a personal preference, not a slam at iPhone. Also, I really like the haptic feedback...

By Macworld on -

At last, a Samsung Galaxy S Android phone, the Fascinate, has come to Verizon ($200 with a two-year contract from Verizon). Like the other phones in the Galaxy S series (the Epic 4G, Captivate, and Vibrant), the Fascinate sports a Super AMOLED...

By Hardware Secrets on -

We have become a bit spoiled by the high quality and capabilities of the many new smart phones. The question is no longer, Which phone is good? but Which phone is better? The Samsung Fascinate is a very good phone with...

By LetsTalk on 80

Samsung premieres the for Verizon Wireless, the newest Galaxy S smartphone. The Fascinate impresses with a 4.0 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display - known for displaying rich color and having unparalleled clarity in outdoor environments. A 5.0...

By Android Central on -

We said at the top of this review that we weren't going to make this entire revew about Verizon's Bing deal with Microsoft. And there's good reason for that. Save for the whole Bing thing (could it really be called anything else?), the...

By Pocketnow on 80

It's no surprise that Samsung has a genuine hit on its hands with the Galaxy S: it's a sleek piece of hardware powered by cutting-edge components displayed on a beautiful screen. Besides some annoying additions by Verizon -- all of which can be...

By G4tv.com on 100

Video Review: The Fascinate is just the latest in Samsung's Galaxy smartphone series, offering a one GHz processor, Android 2.1, 5 megapixel camera with flash and a 4" super AMOLED touch screen. Kevin Pereira and Chris Hardwick give a hands-on...

By The Gadgeteer on -

When I decided to ditch my iPhone 4 for an Android smartphone on the Verizon network, I had to choose between the Droid X, Droid 2 and HTC Incredible. I opted for the Droid X after checking out all three. At the time, the Samsung Fascinate had yet to...

By Android Police on -

Recently, I got ahold of Verizon's Samsung Fascinate and shot the following video review (and yes, I have a capacitive stylus - start getting jealous):For a quick refresher, here, once again, are the specs of the Fascinate:1GHz Hummingbird...

By Gadgetell on -

The Samsung Fascinate is another solid phone from Samsung and already fits in well with Verizons strong lineup of Android smartphones. However, I think the other Galaxy S phones might sell a little better because they are on networks with weaker...

By GamerTell on -

I have spent the past few weeks testing out one of Verizon’s latest smartphones, the Samsung Fascinate. The Samsung Fascinate is Verizon’s own Galaxy S smartphone and is the fourth and final version of the Galaxy S available on American...

By Electronista on 80

With an identical $200 price tag and similar features, the Samsung Fascinate is a compelling alternative to the Droid Incredible or Droid X. That said, the choice for users looking for an Android-based smartphone on the Verizon will largely come down...

By Brighthand on 90

When I initially powered up the Samsung Fascinate, I expected that this would be very similar to its sister models, T-Mobile's Vibrant and AT&T's Captivate. I was mistaken. The deck of Verizon applications, the impressive battery life, and lack...

By PhoneDog on -

Like the other Galaxy S devices, the Fascinate is a feature-packed, high-end device that happens to be positioned in the same price bracket as Verizon's DROID lineup. Samsung's TouchWiz user interface is a nice option for those venturing into...

By Geek.com on -

Verizon Wireless continues to slam the Android operating system down the throat of Apple with the introduction of the Samsung Fascinate to its product line. The Fascinate is part of Samsung’s new Galaxy S lineup of phones which offers the same...