Samsung Fascinate (Verizon Wireless)

The last Galaxy S model to hit the four major carriers, the Samsung Fascinate will be available from Verizon Wireless starting September 8 online and in stores on September 9 for $199.99 with contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate.
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Design

The Fascinate is very similar to the Samsung Vibrant from T-Mobile in design. Like the rest of the Galaxy S family, the smartphone also features a gorgeous 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen.
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Navigation controls

Below the display are four touch-sensitive shortcuts: Menu, home, back, and search.
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Left side

The left spine of the phone features a volume rocker.
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Top view

On top of the device, you'll find a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Micro-USB port, which is protected by a sliding cover.
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Camera

The smartphone is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera with HD video capture. Unlike the Vibrant and Captivate, the Fascinate features an LED flash.
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Picture quality

The camera offers a number of editing options, including different scene modes, metering, ISO settings, and smile detection. We were pretty happy with the end picture quality.
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