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Samsung Vibrant (photos)

One of the first Samsung Galaxy S smartphones will launch on T-Mobile. Check out CNET's hands-on photos of the Samsung Vibrant.

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Samsung Vibrant

The Vibrant is part of the Galaxy S series of Android-based smartphones from Samsung and will be available from T-Mobile starting July 15 for $199.99 with a two-year contract.
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Super AMOLED display

A quick glance at the phone and you can see where the Vibrant gets its name. The 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen is brilliant and sharp, so photos, videos, and Web pages look great.
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Shortcut buttons

There are four touch-sensitive buttons below the display to help you navigate the phone.
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Sleek profile

At 4.82 inches tall by 2.54 inches wide by 0.39 inch thick and 4.16 ounces, the Samsung Vibrant is incredibly thin and light, but it also feels rather plasticky.
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Top view

On top of the device, there is a Micro-USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
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Camera

The Vibrant is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera. It offers some advanced functions, such as smile and blink detection, panorama shot, and HD video recording, but it lacks a flash.
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Picture quality

As a result, indoor shots came out a bit dark and dull.

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