Samsung Epic 4G specs, prices, info

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Samsung Epic 4G

With a 5-row keyboard and the Hummingboard CPU, this might just pip the Droid 2 to be one of the best keyboarded smartphones so far.

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Samsung Epic 4G Specifications

Manufacturer Samsung
Model name Epic 4G
CPU Samsung S5PC110
CPU speed 1000 Mhz
Graphics PowerVR SGX
OS Android 2.1
Display Size
4.0" 800 X 480
Screen Type
Super-AMOLED
Touchscreen type
Multi-touch
RAM 512 MB
SSD 1 GB
Battery capacity 5.5 Wh
Weight (Minimum) 156gm / 0.34 pounds
Size 125/64/15.0 mm
Size 4.9/2.5/0.6 inches
Physical Interfaces Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
SDHC slot (Micro)
USB (Micro)
Wireless Interfaces802.11 a/b/g
BT 2.1
Wi-Max
EVDO
AdditionalA-GPS (Internet Assisted)
AC Adaptor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Camera 5.0MP Auto-Focus
Compass (Digital)
Front and rear cameras
LED Flash
Microphone
Mono speaker
*Specifications can vary

Samsung Epic 4G information

This product is currently (Aug 16th 2010) available on the Sprint network in the U.S. Only 400MB of flash storage available to user. 8GB microSD flash card included.
Samsung Epic 4G news and review links.Date
Epic 4G review - Slashgear23/02/19
Epic 4G review - Laptopmag23/02/19
Epic 4G early review roundup - ZDNet23/02/19
Brighthand review the Epic 4G23/02/19
Great Samsung Epic 4G Unboxing Photos23/02/19
Samsung Epic 4G Camera Testing23/02/19
Samsung Epic 4G videos
Samsung Epic 4G popularity (140days)

Samsung Epic 4G alternatives

Motorola Droid 3, 4.0 inch, 167 grams (0.37 lbs)
Samsung Galaxy Nexus, 4.7 inch, 135 grams (0.3 lbs)
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is similar in form to the Samsung Nexus S. Both phones have curved Super AMOLED displays, but the Galaxy Nexus uses a substantially higher resolution (800x480 vs. 1280x720) and a larger display (4.0" vs. 4.65"). The dual-core 1.2GHz processor ought to run very well with Ice Cream Sandwich which has been built to take advantage of dual-core processors. Connectivity and camera are somewhat underwhelming. The 5MP resolution on the rear-facing camera could be found in smartphones at least two years ago, and the current expected standard for high-end phones is 8MP. There are no port-based connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus beyond the MicroSD port. Samsung and Google would probably like to think that they've made up for this lack of ports with the inclusion of NFC and Bluetooth 3.0, but in reality it will be some time before those technologies get utilized in a widespread way.
Apple iPhone 4S, 3.5 inch, 136 grams (0.3 lbs)
Samsung T-Mobile Sidekick 4G, 3.5 inch, 159 grams (0.35 lbs)
Fusion Garage Grid 4, 4.0 inch, 137 grams (0.3 lbs)
The Grid 4 runs Fusion Garage's own 'Grid' OS which is based on the Android Kernel. It will be able to run Android apps but does not have access to the Android Market. The Amazon App Store will be pre-installed on the device as well as Fusion Garage's own app store. It's unlikely that Fusion Garage's Grid is going to be able to compete with Apple or Google's mobile operating system offerings.
Motorola Photon 4G, 4.3 inch, 158 grams (0.35 lbs)
Nokia N9, 3.9 inch, 135 grams (0.3 lbs)
As an advanced phone the N9 could be missing some things that early adopters were looking for. Micro-SD expansion, HDMI-output, FM radio, stereo speakers seem to be missing but there appears to be a better focus on usability compared to the N900 'developer' phone. Near-Field Communications, Bluetooth 4.0 and a rich user interface are to be considered though for advanced users. Some may worry about the lack of Xenon flash too but with wide-angle, a wide-aperture and a dual-LED flash, most situations will be covered in the highest quality. Video fans should note that there is continuous auto-focus and stereo audio recording. The user interface doesn't use any buttons and includes double-tap-to-unlock and three different homescreen views. Price, battery life, ease of use and applications will be a big factor in this devices success but whichever way you look at it, it's the most interesting and exciting Meego product to date and should do a lot for the brand.
LG Revolution, 4.3 inch, 172 grams (0.38 lbs)
HTC Droid Incredible 2, 4.0 inch, 135 grams (0.3 lbs)
HTC Sensation, 4.3 inch, 148 grams (0.33 lbs)
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