Samsung Continuum Launches for $199

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  1. danDroid

    danDroid DF Administrator Staff Member

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    Just days away from the dual screen Samsung Continuum Phone launch and new details have leaked to confirm the $199 pricetag. November 11th is still the expected release date and price-wise this phone will fall inline with the pricing of the big boys. The full retail / off-contract price is set to $579.99, 2 year contract pricing is $299.99, 1 year contract pricing is $369.99. There will be a $100 rebate offered in addition to the contract pricing that will drop the end pricing down to $199/2 Year and $269 for 1 year. We should get the official announcement from Samsung and Verizon tomorrow so stay tuned! While the phone as some cool features, the price tag and Android 2.1 might be a show stopper for most.

    Anyone have this phone on their xmas list?

    Source: AndroidCentral.com
     
  2. DanielC

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    The lack of interest in this thread speaks for itself. Cool idea, terrible execution.
     
  3. danDroid

    danDroid DF Administrator Staff Member

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    lol, ya.. I think it might be priced out of it's category.
     
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    Quicksilver7714 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    I think that the ticket screen is just dumb. I have widgets that can do the same thing, stocks, weather and news. What more does it offer that I would want? Even if it could display text messages I need to use the big screen to respond to them. Well see how this one pans out.

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  5. Martin030908

    Martin030908 DF Super Moderator

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    It's mentioned as a 'ticker' screen, but all I see it as is advertising space... ads that are ALWAYS there.
     
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    Quicksilver7714 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    That's even dumber. I meant to say ticker but the built in dictionary on the system put ticket. Haha o well.

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    Martin030908 DF Super Moderator

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    I'm just guessing... and I knew exactly what you meant :)
     
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    Can't agree really. This thing is spec'd the same as the Fascinate, except it has the "ticker" and the main display is a 3.4" Super Amoled instead of 4".