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Free smartphone giveaway!!!

Quick update that your local BestBuy stores are giving away a free smartphone every day this month (December) with a new two year contract or a new activation.

This deal will also be available on BestBuy’s website and also Amazon has been doing this for a while.

So hurry up and get the smartphone you’ve been looking for for little to no money!!!

Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate interrupts Droid lineup

Recently announced, the new Samsung Fascinate is going to be available for public pick-up later this week (or tomorrow online) for Verizon customers.  It will be sold for $199 with a 2-year contract.  It will be hard for the phone to fit into the Android “lineup” but by looking at the specs, it does a nice job of fitting in perfectly.

The Fascinate is part of the Galaxy S lineup and the first of its kind to come to Verizon.  Like I said, it does fit in very well. The phone will have a 4 inch touch screen with 2GB of internal storage and the customer will have the option of upgrading it with a 16GB MicroSD memory card.  The Fascinate’s 1500 mAh battery is said to be about equivalent to the Motorola Droid x battery meaning that it should definitely last you a decent amount of time.

The phone itself looks to be amazing.  It will have a 1GHz  processor making navigating the phone quick and easy.  Adding to that, the Fascinate will have high end 3D graphics and video acceleration bringing multimedia and gaming to a whole new level for customers.

Also, the phone will include a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and will also allow the user to record video in 720p!  The Fascinate will also have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability and will also include a 3.5mm headphone jack for all of your music and media playing needs.

To me, this phone looks great and I think it will fit in with the Android “family” perfectly (considering it is better than some Android phones).

What do you guys think? Leave a comment below.

Boost Mobile steps up to the plate with the Samsung Sleek…or does it

Samsung and Boost Mobile has recently announced the release their newest phone, the Samsung Seek.  This is something new for Boost Mobile.  It is their first touch screen and slide out phone (slide out QWERTY keboard).  It became available on Boost Mobile’s website and selected stores on August 25th for $149.

The Seek has a 2.6 inch touch screen with a 240 x 320 pixel resolution.  The phone also includes Bluetooth, GPS, social networking sites, and email/instant messaging.  The part of the Seek the seems to drive customers away is the pathetic camera built in.  The Seek has a 1.3 megapixel camera.  To be some what nice, I give props to Samsung because it is pretty hard to find any phone on the market that has less than a 2 megapixel camera.  Besides that, the phone also supports up to 32GB of internal storage which is a must for the built in music player.

In my opinion, this phone is a little bit caught in the past.  Besides the touch screen and the ability to access internet, there are not too many things about the phone that seem to compare with other phones that recently came out, even the failure of a phone Dell Aero seems to beat it in a contest. The main things that turned me away from the Seek is the small screen and the extremely low quality camera.

Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

HTC Desire, is it desirable?

Earlier today, U.S. Cellular announced its newest phone to be released on the market, the HTC Desire. After a $70 mail-in-rebate and a two year contract, the phone will be sold for $199.95.

The phone has a 3.7 inch touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixel resolution and runs on Android 2.1 with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The phone will have GPS and Wi-Fi capability and will also have the ability to download additional apps from the Android market like other Android devices.

As for the “build” of the phone, it is pretty similar to the Google Nexus One phone. There are small differences such as the track ball being replaced with a optical d-pad. There is a slight “chin” at the bottom of the phone and the entire back of the phone has a soft paint on it making the phone less prone to smudges and scratches. It also gives the user a better grip on the phone. The Desire is also very sensitive to touch which many people will enjoy. The phone also supports multi-touch on the browser, email reader, photo viewer, and Google maps.

I believe that this phone will be a good competition in the smartphone market. Although we have pretty much seen this before when the Nexus One came out, I think many people will still find it to be better than other Android devices out there.

So. Is the HTC Desire desirable to you?

Dell launches its first smartphone…failure?

As more and more smartphones have been coming out on to the cellphone market, Dell
decided it was their turn to step into the contest to make the greatest smartphone yet (or so they think).

Supposed to be launched earlier this year, Dell delayed the launch till now. The phone is
called the Aero and will be sold for $99.99 with a two-year contract from AT&T. The phone itself runs on
Android 1.2 which is a pretty outdated software as of now.

The phone has a 3.5 inch touch screen display and runs on a 624MHz processor which is no competition to the 1GHz chip used in many of the new smartphones being made. The Aero will have a 5 – megapixel camera
and also has Wi-Fi and GPS and of course, you can download apps from the Android
marketplace.

In my opinion, the phone is an OK device but it won’t last long or at all in the smartphone
crowd. To me, the only appealing detail about the phone is the cheap price of it.

What are your thoughts on Dell’s new phone?  Leave a comment below