now, you most likely know all about Samsung's
Galaxy S line of smartphones, including T-Mobile's
Captivate -- which saw July releases -- and Sprint's
Epic 4G, set to launch August 31. The only carrier "officially"
missing from the mix thus far is Verizon... until now.
on some screenshots from a tipster, is reporting that Verizon's
Galaxy variant, the "Fascinate," is beginning to arrive in
stores, fueling speculation of a September launch. This release
schedule would make sense for Verizon because the carrier has been
busy the last few months launching all of its new
Droid offerings. A September release would give the Fascinate
more visibility in what's quickly becoming a saturated market for
on the Fascinate are almost identical to the
Vibrant. BoyGeniusReport has
documents that confirm the following:
Fascinate will be running Android 2.1 at launch. According to the
training documents, Flash support will be available by "Year End
2010," which means the device will be seeing an update sometime
in Q4. Who knows, by then it may be getting Android
3.0 Gingerbread --
an unlikely prospect given Samsung's previous issues rolling out
Best Buy Reward Zone customers can pre-order the Fascinate starting
today, while regular customers will be able to pre-order on August
quote: The Samsung Galaxy S line is far more powerful than all other cell phones on the market at this time.