Samsung Continuum for Verizon gets in-wild play

October 1, 2010
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Leaked details of a new Samsung Galaxy S family phone, the Verizon Continuum, have emerged, and it's a curious development from the carrier's existing Samsung Fascinate.  The Continuum SCH-i400 has twin touchscreens on its front - one regular panel that Android Central believe to be Super AMOLED, and a smaller, narrow OLED touchscreen at the bottom known as the "Ticker".

That Ticker can be used for news, weather, RSS or other alerts, phone notifications, time/date and as shortcut controls; it'll also work as a media playback control bar, and show new Facebook updates.  Swiping from side to side shows different control panes.

Meanwhile there's a 5-megapixel camera, externally-accessed microSD card slot, dedicated camera key and TouchWiz; Verizon have also switched out Google for Bing, which is likely to disappoint a few people.  No word on how much this will cost, nor when it will arrive, but it's certainly a curious device.


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