Samsung Galaxy S commercial face-off

August 30, 2010: 5:23 PM ET

Verizon and Sprint marketing departments go head to head in advertising their new Android devices.

Since Sprint's device is coming out tomorrow, they are up first.  Hopefully, Halo got a payout on this one:

That seems very Droid-like.  So what does the 'maker of the Droid' have to say?

Interestingly, Verizon's Samsung Fascinate, though it is easily a Droid-class phone, won't get the Droid branding.  Its promo commercial is also less masculine and more, dare I say, Apple (AAPL)-like?

Verizon's Fascinate goes on sale on September 9th but BestBuy is already taking pre-orders.  Samsung announced yesterday that it had already reached a million Samsung Galaxy S phones in the U.S. after only a month and a half of sales on AT&T (T) and T-Mobile.  Those numbers should at least double with Sprint (S) and Verizon(VZ) carrying Galaxy Smartphones.

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Google went from searching the Web to worming its way into nearly every facet of business and government. Seth Weintraub unveils where the company is going, who it's competing with, who it's about to compete with and how market forces push the company to veer or adhere to its Don't Be Evil motto. For 15 years, Weintraub was a global IT director for a number of companies before becoming a blogger.

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