Will the Fascinate becoming a Droid?

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    Will Verizon end up changing the name of the Samsung Fascinate to become the Droid Fascinate? I'm not sure about this one, I have my doubts..
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    With the investment VZW has made advertising the "Droid" product line, I don't see any reason why this will not be another "Droid" branded device. So I am going to have to vote "Yes" - I have a feeling that ALL high-end Android devices on VZW will share the Droid branding.

    On a related note, I personally feel that VZW comes up with the STUPIDEST names for its devices. Droid Incredible..... Droid/Samsung Fascinate..... STUPID....

    I like the Galaxy name for the Samsung device ALOT more, Fascinate sounds borderline dumb.
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    I agree with Dave.....With all that cash into advertising they would be crazy not too.....
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    The Fascinate will not be under the Droid Branding... Droid Branding is reserved for "with google" devices. The Fascinate is "with Bing"
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    they'll hold out until the release of the droid wonderful
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    The Reviews of the Galaxy S have the Google branding on the back. Is Fascinate a different phone?
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    I don't see it having the Droid name..
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    not a different phone, but there will be Bing Maps and Bing Search pre-installed, unlike its Galaxy S brothers on TMobile, ATT, and Sprint.

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...-fascinate-will-include-bing-maps-search.html
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    That is freaking sad....Android = Google. Yet MS crap is getting put on there...YUK!!
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    Bing sucks!
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    QFT. WHY on earth does Samsung feel the need to put MS crap on Android? Leave the freakin' Bing for Windows Phone 7.
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    Although most of us on this forum would prefer having Google as the default search provider and maps, I doubt the every day person buying a smartphone really cares. Still seems blasphemous though!
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    The Fascinate while nice is not going to win over many customers on Verizon simply because of the Droid X. When compared to the Droid X it is not nearly as feature complete and it is also lacking something. A confirmed update to Froyo in August. If Samsung follows through with their updates like they did with the Moment I don't see Froyo on this until at least years end if not later.
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    The only real Droids are made by Motorola. All others are brother Android phones that Verizon IMHO has mistakenly allowed the title "Droid" to be added.
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    $$$$ - Microsoft still has some big pockets.