The Android-based smartphones sold across the aisle from the iPhone 4 on AT&T and on T-Mobile, the nation's smallest major carrier.
Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone is a blockbuster globally and recent numbers show it is poised for similar success in the US. The high end smartphone boasts a super-thin form factor with 4-inch Super-AMOLED display and a speedy 1GHz Hummingbird processor.
The knock on Android so far has been that its success rests on the fact that it is sold on Verizon, the nation's biggest and some say best mobile network. 'If the iPhone was sold on Verizon, no one would be buying Android' goes the argument.
Samsung says they've sold 1 million T-Mobile Vibrants and AT&T Captivates in less than a month and a half in the US. That emphatically proves that Android's success doesn't rely on AT&T's iPhone exclusivity.
The svelte Samsung's Galaxy S platform comes to U.S. shores with an amazing 4-inch Super AMOLED display.
Seeing Samsung's new Galaxy S hardware on a web site just doesn't do it justice. You have to pick one up to just feel how light they are and how beautiful the four-inch display looks almost better than reality. I've been using both the T-Mobile Vibrant and AT&T Captivate for the past week and have to MORESeth Weintraub - Jul 18, 2010 1:56 PM ET
Although Apple has again pulled the spotlight from Android launches, today is a huge day for high-end phones.
If you are in the market for a high end Android phone, you likely have today checked off on your calendar. Verizon's much talked about monster truck of a phone, the Droid X, goes on sale today. Verizon has made a big deal of the launch including this video which they posted to MORESeth Weintraub - Jul 15, 2010 11:22 AM ET
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