T-Mobile's Samsung Vibrant Ships Ahead of Schedule

Go ahead T-Mobile customers, toss that slow-as-molasses HTC Dream (G1) phone into the river, the same one that enticed you get locked into a 2-year agreement back before all the cool Android phones made their way to other wireless carriers. You won't be needing it anymore, not with the Samsung Vibrant now being offered, an Android phone you can finally be excited about.

Yes, this is coming from a bitter T-Mobile customer who watched in envy as the Motorola Droid, HTC Incredible, and other awesome smartphones shipped to Verizon and, well, everywhere but T-Mobile. But Samsung did all of us a solid by offering up its Galaxy S smartphone across the board, with each wireless vendor slapping their own name on the device (Vibrant for T-Mobile).

Initially scheduled to ship next week, the Vibrant is now available for order. The thing runs $200, and yes, you do have to re-up with another 2-year agreement. But hey, with the way smartphone makers have been pumping out Android phones left and right, it's unlikely the next two years will see the same kind of drought on T-Mobile as the past two have.

In any event, Samsung's Vibrant sports a spiffy feature-set, including a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, spacious 4-inch AMOLED screen, 16GB of internal memory, 5MP camera with Zoom, 3.5mm audio jack, and the list goes on.

Any T-Mobile customers planning on buying the Vibrant? What smartphone are you rocking right now?