Verizon Samsung Fascinate To Launch on September 9, Pre-Orders Start Aug. 29 at Best Buy : The Samsung Fascinate for Verizon has been missing in action for quite a while. Now comes word via a leaked Verizon sales screenshot that a September 9th launch date is in the cards with the device shipping on September 6th. The product launch information is effective August 24th, so this is fresh information on the Fascinate.
The Samsung Fascinate will also be available for pre-order at Best Buy starting Aug. 29, the store announced Thursday.
Those who are members of the Best Buy Reward Zone, meanwhile, can reserve the new Verizon smartphone on Aug. 27. Pre-orders will be accepted at Best Buy stores and Best Buy Mobile standalone stores.
The Android-based phone includes a 4-inch, 854-by-480 Super AMOLED touchscreen. It will include a 1-GHz processor running the Android 2.1 operating system. The Fascinate’s software is a mix of Samsung, Google, and Verizon contributions. The home screen features Bing and Bing Maps, and the Fascinate will come with a Blockbuster app.