- Armando Rodriguez , PCWorld
With a stunning touchscreen, a fast and responsive user interface, and great overall call quality, the Mesmerize is poised to be the new pack leader of the Galaxy S series.
The Samsung Mesmerize i500 is aptly named, as it's large 4-inch super AMOLED screen captures your attention immediately. Made with the now famous Gorilla glass, this display generates 480 x 800 pixel resolution, meaning brilliant colors and tight edges. Couple that with a 1Ghz ARM Cortex-A8 processor and you have the makings of an exciting, capable phone.
The Mesmerize uses Samsung's TouchWiz 3.0 UI which does an excellent job of creating an intuitive environment that is virtually pick-up-and-play.
As for features, the Mesmerize boasts a 5MP camera with LED flash, video record (720p @ 30 fps), secondary camera for video calling, push email, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP and WiFi. The Mesmerize offers a full HTML browser, FM radio and native support for YouTube, Google Talk and much more.
Available in black or gray, the Samsung Mesmerize i500 offers a talk time up to 7 hours and a standby time up to 312 hours.