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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G on T-Mobile

T-Mobile has an extremely fast 42+ Mbps HSPA+ data network and is offering more and more Android devices that support these network speeds. The latest device is the rather inexpensive Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G.
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T-Mobile has an extremely fast 42+ Mbps HSPA+ data network and is offering more and more Android devices that support these network speeds. The latest device is the rather inexpensive Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G.

You can check out more thoughts and links to other reviews in my ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones blog post.

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The back of the retail package list the key features and box contents.

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The Galaxy S Blaze 4G is highlighted in the package and once you get a hold of it you will see it feels great.

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There is not much in the box, but you do get a cable and charger for the device.

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The back is covered in soft touch material and removable to access the SIM card and battery.

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The Blaze 4G is NFC-enabled and comes with a large 1750 mAh battery.

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You don't realize how compact the Blaze 4G is until you place it next to a monster like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

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Here you can see the back comparison of the Galaxy Nexus and Blaze 4G.

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A 5 megapixel camera is included on the Blaze 4G.

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The volume button is on the left of the Blaze 4G.

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There are not many devices with a microSD card slot today, but you do see one on the Blaze 4G. A 4GB card is also included in the package.

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The 3.5mm headset jack is placed on the top of the Blaze 4G.

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The Blaze 4G Super AMOLED display is vibrant, but the resolution could be better.

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Galaxy S Blaze 4G gallery 1

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Galaxy S Blaze 4G gallery 2

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