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Hands-on with the U.S. Cellular Samsung Mesmerize Galaxy S Android device

U.S. Cellular has pretty amazing service for their customers and is aggressively rolling out solid smartphone offerings running the Android OS. The Samsung Mesmerize is a Samsung Galaxy S device with a large beautiful Super AMOLED display and flash with their 5 megapixel camera.
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U.S. Cellular has pretty amazing service for their customers and is aggressively rolling out solid smartphone offerings running the Android OS. The Samsung Mesmerize is a Samsung Galaxy S device with a large beautiful Super AMOLED display and flash with their 5 megapixel camera.

Check out the full post for details on the Samsung Mesmerize and a video walk through with the device.

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The entire front of the Mesmerize is flush.  There are four touch sensitive areas for Menu, Home, Back, and Search.

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The U.S. Cellular label is found above the display and below the headset speaker.

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The Samsung Mesmerize has a 5 megapixel camera with a LED flash light, unlike most of the Samsung Galaxy S devices.

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The back is high glossy black and is a fingerprint magnet. You will find the camera and flash, Galaxy S label, and mono speaker down in the lower left.

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The cool microUSB port with sliding door and 3.5mm headset jack are found on the top of the Samsung Mesmerize.

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Every recent Samsung device I have tried has the power button on the upper right side and this one is the same.

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The volume button and lanyard opening are found in the upper left side of the Mesmerize.

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Samsung and U.S. Cellular include some handy utilities, such as the wireless modem, TeleNav navigation software, and voice recorder.

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This full page of apps includes typical things like the Android Market and Google Maps, but also has a task manager, ThinkFree Office, and more.

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Another page of application shortcuts shows the camera, Gmail, browser, and more.

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The Mesmerize comes in an attractive solid retail package.

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