The Samsung Galaxy S2 has not only become an iconic smartphone for Samsung but has also helped secure for the company a large piece of the pie in the Android scene. It is a very powerful phone, but it is also somewhat pricey–though it is worth every cent. But, what about those who can’t afford to spend extra bucks to buy a new powerful smartphone? Does Samsung have something for them? Samsung seems to have all segments covered, as it does have one feature-packed smartphone for those who don’t need a Galaxy S2, or can’t afford to buy one. The…

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Samsung’s account on Flickr may have accidentally revealed several details–including a clear press shot of the phone’s front side–about an upcoming Samsung smartphone, the Samsung Illusion, which is expected to arrive on Verizon Wireless this September 29. Upon last check, the photo is no longer available through its original URL on Samsung Tomorrow’s account on Flickr. According to Electronista, which caught sight of the Samsung Illusion on Flickr, the photo confirms the device’s model number (SCH-I110) and that it will be a 3G-capable device. Very little is known about the Samsung Illusion’s specs, although rumors and leaks have been mentioning…

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A photo of a leaked “Radio Shack Launch Checklist” has specified precise dates for the availability of three Android handsets that are also about to be launched on Verizon Wireless. According to the photo, which was leaked by an anonymous tipster to Droid Life recently, the Samsung Stratosphere will be available by direct fill on RadioShack starting on October 6, and both the Samsung Illusion and the HTC Vigor on October 20. Another document, also leaked to Droid Life much earlier, had suggested that the HTC Vigor will be released on Verizon Wireless on October 13 and will take on…

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More information about two upcoming mid-range phones for Verizon Wireless–the Pantech Breakout LTE and the Samsung Illusion–have surfaced recently. Both Android phones are expected to be released on Verizon this month, according to a Verizon timetable leaked earlier. Pocketnow has received press photos of the Verizon phones. The Pantech Breakout LTE is Pantech’s first 4G phone. It is speculated to have a 4-inch touchscreen panel (800×480 resolution), a 1.0-GHz single-core processor, a 5-MP front camera, and 512 MB of RAM. One of the rather interesting things about this phone is that it can act as a mobile hotspot connecting up…