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Samsung Epic 4G Specs And Price

Our Android loving friends on Sprint, we’ve got some great news for you! Sprint has finally unleashed another 4G device and the only difference is that this device is from Samsung rather than HTC. Going by the name of Samsung Epic 4G, this is a high-end Android device with a side-sliding full qwerty keyboard, and belongs to Samsung’s Galaxy S series; you can consider it the Sprint variant of the international Galaxy S I9000, with an added side-sliding keyboard. For the detailed spec sheet of this latest 4G device as well as it’s expected price information, continue reading.

This Android powered Samsung Epic 4G will join Sprint’s family as the second 4G phone on the network, after the release of HTC EVO 4G. As mentioned above, this phone is actually Sprint’s version of Samsung Galaxy S and can be ranked higher than HTC EVO 4G in terms of specs and features.

Excited? Want to learn more about all this device has to offer? Here are the detailed specs of Samsung Epic 4G: Epic-4g

  • 1.0 GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Processor
  • Android 2.1 Eclair OS With Customized UI
  • Super AMOLED 4 Inch Touch Screen With Pinch-To-Zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • 3G/4G Compatible
  • WI-FI Hotspot Tethering
  • 5  Mega Pixel Primary Camera With 2592 x 1944 Pixels And Autofocus
  • MP4, DivX, WMV, H.264/H.263 Video Playback Capability
  • 720p Video Recording Capability
  • Slider 5-row QWERTY Keyboard [Not Present In Stock Samsung Galaxy S]
  • EVDO Rev A/ Wi-Max
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • 1500mAH
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Pre-Loaded 16-GN MicroSD Card
As you can see, the Spring Epic 4G is as high-end as it gets right now. With a blazing fast 1 GHz processor, plenty of RAM, a decent 5MP sensor, 720p video recording and blazing fast 4G speeds, it’s bound to make an impact on the market. The slide-out full QWERTY keyboard looks amazing and will be a real treat for those of us who are into heavy texting or composing emails etc. from our phones. The only concern with this device might be Samsung’s use of light and cheap plastic for the build, as opposed to HTC’s use of solid, high-quality and more rugged building materials. Regardless, it should be amongst the top devices of choice when deciding to go for a new Android phone.

The exact release date and pricing has not been revealed yet. We can very well speculate that this phone will be available for around $199 with 2 year contract. According to sources, this phone will be initially shipped with Android 2.1 Eclair and will get Android 2.2 Froyo later on.

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