Samsung Illusion launches Nov 23rd on Verizon Wireless


Samsung Illusion debuts on Verizon Wireless November 23rd which is today. The phone is available online through VZW website for $80 with a new two-year customer agreement. Illusion will also be available for free with a new two-year customer agreement between Thursday, Nov. 24 and Monday, Nov. 28 as an online promotion so stay tuned.

Samsung Illusion features a 3.5-inch TFT display powered by a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS with Touchwhiz UI overlay, a 3MP rear-facing camera and all the usual WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and microSD card slot.

Samsung Illusion key features:

  • Android 2.3™ Gingerbread – support for Google Mobile™ Services including Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk™, Google Search™ and Google Maps™
  • SWYPE™ Technology – input text faster and in a more intuitive way with one continuous finger motion across the screen keyboard
  • Corporate email support for Microsoft Office Exchange® – customers can synchronize corporate email, contacts and calendars from their office email
  • Full suite of messaging options, including text, picture and video messaging
  • Mobile Hotspot capability – share 3G connection with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • 6-axis accelerometer with compass
  • Bluetooth® 3.0 technology – support for headset, hands-free, stereo, phonebook access and object push for vCard and vCalendar
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • microSD™ card slot with support for up to 32 GB (2 GB pre-installed)

The Android 2.3 OS smartphone will arrive in all Verizon stores throughout the country in January 2012.