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Samsung Epic 4G Review

The Samsung Epic 4G is smartly designed phone with sleek and elegant looks, rounded neat edges with curved corners and gleaming black surface. The Samsung Epic 4G although is heavy and bulky on its dimensions but a Smartphone with outstanding features worth its size. It is solidly built and holds good in hands. The Samsung Epic 4G is sprint’s Smartphone with AMOLED display touch screen and WiMax network.

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It works on Android OS device, a 1 GHz processor, sliding keyboard with QWERTY keypads, a rear camera with 5MP, a front VGA camera for video call and conferencing, LED flash, a multimedia powerhouse, display screen with 16 M colors and WVGA resolution and has a wide angle viewing of LCD screen. The phone has headset jack of 3.5 mm and a micro USB port. The Samsung Epic 4G comes with an AC adapter, a stereo headset, a USB cable, and a manual. You can also add a docking station and a battery station separately. It is however on costly side of the price but comes with a two year service agreement.


Type   Smartphone
Carrier   Sprint
CDMA   2G 800 / 1900, 3G CDMA2000 1xEV DO, HSDPA 2100
Size dimensions   124 x 65 x 14 mm
Weight   155 g
Keyboard:   53 key hardware QWERTY, vertical and horizontal on screen QWERTY and Swype
Display Screen   Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors  
Size   480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches
Screen Features   QWERTY keyboard, Gorilla Glass display, TouchWiz 3.0 UI, Multi touch input method, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto rotate, Touch, sensitive controls, sensor for auro turnoff
Internal Memory   512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Phonebook   Unlimited entries
Call records   Unlimited
Card slot   MicroSD, up to 32GB
Data storage
Bluetooth   v2.1 with A2DP, DLNA
WLAN   Wi- Fi 802.11 b/g/n; WiMAX, Wi Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)
USB   v2.0 micro USB
GPRS   4+1/3+2 slots, 32 48 kbps
EDGE   Class 10, 236.8 kbps
Infrared port   Absent
Battery Li   Ion 1500 mAh
Speaker   Loudspeaker
Headset   3.5mm jack
Camera   5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, LED flash, Autofocus, Geo tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection
Additional camera   VGA
Video   720p@30fps
Operating system   Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2
CPU   1 GHz ARM Cortex ,A8 processor, PowerVR SGX540 GPU, Hummingbird chipset
Browser   HTML
Features   SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS , Organizer, Social networking integration, Image/video editor, Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF), Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Flash Lite v3.1, digital compass. GPS


The Samsung Epic 4G is a sprint WiMax CDMA phone that supports 3G and 4G that comes with Smartphone features. It has AMOLED display screen that includes all the multimedia features compatible with Samsung all share services. The Samsung Epic 4G has features like videoconferencing, video call, speakerphone, visual voice mail, and Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity. You can do text and multimedia messaging, email, group IDs, photo caller IDs and voice dialing. The Samsung Epic 4G has a front face camera VGA the sprint has Qik video chat and video call app on phone. Some of the fetures of camera include blink and smile detection, panaorama mode and ISO. There are other apps applications on the Samsung epic 4G like the android web browser, Thinkfree office, video games, Google voice search, Facebook, YouTube, and many more applications. It is a sprint phone hence you get sprint apps like football, mobile, navigation and TV. Many more apps can be added through android market. The Samsung epic 4G has an internal memory of 1GB and can take up to 16 GB microSD cards. It has a 5 MP camera with LED flash that record and gives remarkable picture quality. Lastly the Samsung Epic 4G has a slide out keyboard with QWERTY keyboard.


The Samsung Epic 4G Smartphone is an attractive, powerful and a multipurpose Smartphone with super AMOLED touch screen display. It is solidly built, durable with sleek and elegant design. The Samsung CPU is highly optimized and works great on 4G Wimax. You can navigate menus, download apps from android markets load web pages, or watch a movies, the Samsung Epic 4G delivers a great performance. The only hitch is the battery life which has to be charged every 14-15 hours. Apart from this the Samsung epic 4G phone is a powerful, multifunctional, and flexible Smartphone.


The price of Samsung Epic 4G starts from $249 with a two year contract.