Samsung Epic 4G

Category: Cell Phones - by Edwin C - Date: May 18, 2012

The Samsung Epic 4G Android smartphone is an all-in-one device that will keep you connected with all the best entertainment on the go. You’ll enjoy gaming, pictures, videos and of course texting and phone calls on the bright super AMOLED display. The front of the phone is dominated by the aforementioned 4 inch touchscreen and a front facing camera. The rear side has a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash. Samsung’s Epic 4G can handle anything you through at it with its 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. As far as connectivity is concerned, you will be connected to Sprint’s WiMAX high speed 4G network which promises speeds up to ten times as fast as 3G.

Hardware

Samsung’s Epic 4G has a 1 GHz hummingbird processor, 512 megs of RAM and comes with a 16 gig microSD card. If you need more space you can upgrade to as much as 32 GB.

Display

The Epic 4G has a large 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a higher resolution that’s both thinner and brighter than regular screens. This makes watching movies or playing games a joy when using this phone. The display works well in both indoor and outdoor environments when sunlight is shining on the screen. Texting is easy with the keyboard feature and the Swype technology make text input intuitive and fast with continuous finger motion.

Software

This phone runs the Android 2.1 operating system and gives you one touch access to Google mobile services such as YouTube, Google Search by Voice, and Picasa. You’ll also find easy access to your email, contacts and calendars with the Epic 4G. Use the Android market to download tons of great applications to improve your productivity or just to pay a fun game. Many new apps are added to the Android Market everyday so there’s always something new to try.

Camera

The phone has a forward-facing VGA camera so you can have video calls using the two-way voice and video service from Qik. On the back there’s a 5 megapixel camera, with auto-focus, that can take pictures in the dark with the built-in flash. The camera can do HD recording and 720p resolution to play back on your HDTV.

Connectivity

This phone runs on the expanded 4G Sprint network. It offers both voice and data connectivity simultaneously with speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G. If 4G isn’t available in an area, the phone can still connect to 3G. The 4G services offer great download speeds for photographs, large files, and your favorite videos. The phone has mobile hotspot functionality and you can connect up to five W-Fi devices such as a laptop, music player, camera or other device.

Size

The Samsung Epic 4G smartphone weighs 5.5 ounces and is 4.9 inches long, 2.54 inches wide and is 0.56 inches thick.

Battery Life

There is a lithium ion 1500mAh battery that can handle up to 6 hours of talk time. In standby mode you’ll get a whopping 300 hours.

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