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Samsung Mesmerize hands on (photos)

At fall CTIA 2010, Samsung announced the Mesmerize Galaxy S smartphone for U.S. Cellular. CNET takes a closer look.

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The Mesmerize bears a strong resemblance to other Galaxy S devices, most notably Verizon's Samsung Fascinate. Front and center is the 4-inch Super AMOLED display. Four touch controls at the bottom of the screen offer access the phone dialer, the main menu, the contacts list, and the messaging app.
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The main menu has a standard icon-based design with several pages.
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The Mesmerize includes Samsung's daily briefing feature, which allows you to preload the widget with customized news, weather, and calendar appointments.
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The Mesmerize has a virtual keyboard for messaging and e-mail.
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The phone dialer interface features large alphanumeric keys.
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The camera lens and flash sit on the Mesmerize's rear side. The Galaxy S branding is evident.
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The Mesmerize has a thin profile and a comfortable feel in the hand. Still we don't consider it to have a sturdy build.
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The Mesmerize has a 3.5mm headset jack and a Micro-USB for charging the device and syncing it with a PC.

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