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Samsung Impression and Magnet--photos

Samsung's Impression and Magnet phones offer full keybaords for messaging.

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Samsung Impression

The Impression offers a gorgeous touch screen that takes up almost the whole phone. Below are the only physical controls: a Talk button, a back key, and a End/power button.
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Samsung Impression

The Impression has Samsung's TouchWiz interface. As on other TouchWiz phones, you can customize the widgets. Shortcuts on the bottom of the touch screen take you to the menu, the dialpad, and the phone book.
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Samsung Impression

The Impression's main menu features an intuitive icon-based design.
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Samsung Impression

The Impression's screen rotates as you open the keyboard. The keybaord is pretty spacious with a fair number oh shortcut keys. It also has arrow keys for navigation.
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Samsung Impression

The Impression has a virtual dialpad. You can event use it to tap out text messages, though we're not sure why you would want to.
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Samsung Impression

We're also not sure why you would want to use the virtual QWERTY keyboard. But, it's there if you want it.
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Samsung Impression

The Impression offers a calendar application.
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Samsung Impression

On the back of the phone, you'll find a camera lens and a small speaker.
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Samsung Impression

The Impression has a volume rocker on its spine.
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Samsung Magnet

The Magnet has a fairly common design for a QWERTY phone. Still, the display is lovely and the orange color is unique. The keyboard is tactile and the navigation array is spacious.
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Samsung Magnet

The Magnet has a textured design on its back. The camera lens offers a small self-portrait mirror.
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Samsung Magnet

The Magnet shows a thin profile. The volume rocker is located on the left spine.

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