Will the Fascinate becoming a Droid?

Discussion in 'Samsung Fascinate' started by danDroid, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Mule65

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    What features does the X have over the Fascinate? From what I've seen, the Fascinate has more built in apps, faster GPU, arguably better screen, and is lighter, thinner, smaller and smoother than the X. Looks like a DInc killer to me. Would it be hard to replace Bing with Google? Thanks.
     
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    Real shame, if it was pure stock, I'd be all over this bad boy.
     
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    I'm a PC, love my Windows, but please keep the MS off my mobile platform :)

    I'd have bought a Windows phone if I wanted that crap :)
     
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    I would think we still can download google maps from market. What do you think? :)
     
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    Don't blame Samsung for Bing blame vzw they have the agreement with Microsoft. And I don't see this being a Droid phone with how much fluff vzw put in this
     
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    I have always thought Droid Galaxy had a real cool ring to it.
     
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    It does but if it were Droid branded do you think it would come with Bing. I think the Droid branding is for the android phones they don't touch to much
     
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    This will not be a Droid. Don't know where people are getting this idea from.
     
  9. bizzshow

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    i have no doubt that this will be a droid phone look at the limited push behind it. and with it releasing on every carrier its not exclusive.
     
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    doubt it will be branded a DROID, bc samsung wants to designate their own "galaxy s" line. it would be bad marketing to have it be a galaxy droid or whatever.
     
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    It's pretty easy to replace the default search engine and navigation on Windows Mobile with Google so I guess it won't be a pain in the ass to do it on this phone either . Probably the average user will use Bing and won't even bother to change it , but if you want to I don't think it's that hard , it's still a Google platform .
    Hope they'll change the name , they should have named it Droid Charming
     
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    I have been told that is will ot be branded a ' Droid ' due to being powerd by Bing...it has to be powerd by google to be considerd a 'Droid' don't ask me why cause I wasn't given any more explantion than that
     
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    It is not going to be using the droid name, and bing is very easy to remove on this device or at least set google as default . I have played with this phone and I like it over the x, and I think most people will agree once they see how big the x is and how bad the buttons are.
     
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    Well that's good that Bing is easy to remove. Now lets hope they don't change the bootloader. Easy root anyone?
     
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    The X does not feel too big for me at all and the physical buttons on the bottom are a welcome change. I think sales numbers will speak for themselves, so we will all see soon enough.