Amazon is offering the Samsung Captivate for an unbelievable deal: $50.00 with a service contract with AT&T. The Captivate is a 3G-enabled, Android 2.1-powered smartphone with 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display and 16GB of internal storage.  The device also sports WiFi, a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, Bluetooth, microSD expansion, and up to 5.75 hours of talk time or 14+ days of standby time from its 1500mAh battery.

The recently announced, and soon to be available, Samsung Captivate has hit the air waves.  A new promo video from Samsung shows off the smartphone’s gorgeous 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display along with some of its many other capabilities, including entertainment and social networking.

Samsung and AT&T have announced that the AT&T variant of the Galaxy S, the Captivate, is expected to hit store shelves on July 18 and will be available for $199.99, with a two-year service contract. A minimum $15/mo, 200MB data plan is required for activation. The Captivate Galaxy S touchscreen smartphone features Android 2.1 and sports a high-end feature set that includes a 4-inch super AMOLED display, a 5 megapixel camera that’s capable of recording HD video, a 3D graphics engine, 16GB of storage that is expandable up to 32GB, and a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor. The phone also offers…

If you want to check out the latest Samsung Galaxy S based Android 2.1 smartphones, there’s no better way than via video. In the player below you will find videos on the 4 new U.S. market devices (AT&T’s Captivate, Sprint’s Epic 4G, T-Mobile’s Vibrant, and Verizon’s Fascinate).  They are all similar, but have different software tweaks, and the Epic 4G, of course, also has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and WiMAX support. Use the tabs on the left and right edge of the player to switch from video to video.

The Samsung Galaxy S is headed to AT&T under the branding Captivate, and a modified chassis. Over at the AT&T website, it has become clear that the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone is headed to the carrier as the Samsung Captivate 4” Super AMOLED touchscreen smartphone. This Android 2.1 device is identical in almost every way to the Samsung Galaxy S that is available in the UK already via Expansys and Vodafone in store (at least in their Oxford brand). Even the backing of the device on the Captivate reads Galaxy S. Seems quite odd if you ask me. The chassis…