Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize, also known as Samsung Showcase i500, is a CDMA phone and will not run on any GSM network anywhere in the world. The Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize is compatible with 2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 frequency and 3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO. Announced in October 2010 and released in the same month, Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize is only available on contract. Here are the Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize specs.
Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize weighs about 117.9 grams or 4.13 oz and measures 124.5 mm by 64.3 mm by 9.9 mm. It sports a Super AMOLED capacitive touch-screen that supports 16M colours and has a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels across the 4.0 inches display that pegs its pixel per index at 233. Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize has a Corning Gorilla Glass display with multi-touch courtesy TouchWiz 3.0 UI. It has an integrated loudspeaker, a universal 3.5 mm jack, supports vibration alerts, MP3 and WAV ringtones, has a memory card slot offering microSD storage of up to 32 GB. 16 GB storage is included in the box. There is 2 GB internal storage, 512 MB RAM and 384 MB ROM. There is no GPRS or EDGE. You do get Wi-FI, WLAN connectivity, Bluetooth v3.0 and a microUSB v2.0 port.
Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize has a 5 MP primary camera with LED flash and autofocus, geo tagging, face and smile detection and touch focus. It can also record videos at 30 frames per second at 720p. There is a secondary VGA camera as well.
Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize is powered by Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair) which you can upgrade from to Android v2.2 (Froyo). Inside, the Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize has a Hummingbird chipset, a 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor and a PowerVR SGX540 graphics processor. You also get a compass, an accelerometer and a proximity sensor. You can enjoy all kinds of messaging and have a threaded view of all correspondences. The phone supports HTML and Adobe Flash Lite browsing. There is an FM radio with RDS, GPS, Java support and SNS integration, MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, TV-out port, organizer, image cum video editor, document editor, Google Search, Google Maps and Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and Picasa, voice dial, voice commands and voice memo as well as predictive text input.
Coming in grey and black, Samsung Galaxy Mesmerize has a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery offering 312 hours of standby and up to 7 hours of talk-time.