Verizon has just announced the exclusive droid Samsung Illusion. It's an affordable Gingerbread-based smartphone that is about to hit the Verizon's network tomorrow.
Samsung Illusion packs a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, a 3 megapixel snapper and the usual connectivity suspects - Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS with A-GPS and Bluetooth 3.0.
The Illusion is based on Samsung's older Hummingbird chipset with a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, PowerVR SGX540 graphics and 512MB RAM. The internal storage is 2GB, expandable via a microSD slot.
Samsung Illusion will be available for online purchase on November 23 - it's free with a two-year contract for a Nationwide Talk plan (starting at $40) and a data plan (starting at $30). The handset will hit Verizon's retail stores at January 2012.
It's all about money here in the US. Didn't you know? =)I actually bought this phone for free today on verizon.
That's why they call it Illusion.. the Illusion that you are getting Nexus S with lesser $$$..
lol ... $70/month contract for an entry level phone? WHAT?? This kind of phone is $0, on a $19/month contract here in Australia. What the hell's going on over there in the US? Is this a joke?