Samsung EPIC 4G – Galaxy S Pro for Sprint

Samsung and Sprint have joined hands to launch the Samsung Epic 4G which is USA’s First 4G QWERTY Phone . The EPIC 4G is infact the rumored Galaxy S Pro and features the same Super AMOLED display. The HTC EVO 4G was the first 4G phone on Sprint and now the EPIC is the 2nd. More details follow .

Samsung EPIC 4G Features

  • 4G Capable
  • 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen
  • Samsung Media Hub
  • Android 2.1 with update to Android 2.2
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Processor with 3-D graphics
  • 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, Power LED flash and 3x digital zoom for HD video3 (720p) video recording
  • Front facing VGA camera for video chat
  • Visual Voicemail
  • Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 4G experience simultaneously
  • Android Market
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • 1500 mAh battery

“Sprint takes another leap forward today, announcing its second 4G-capable smartphone,” said Steve Elfman, president, Network Operations and Wholesale. “Samsung Epic 4G joins a portfolio of powerful devices offering an unprecedented simplicity and value to our customers as the only national carrier with a 4G network and devices and applications that can leverage the increased data speeds to provide a high-def entertainment and business experience in the palm of your hand.”

“Samsung Epic 4G is a powerful member of our Galaxy S smartphone portfolio which offers premium screen, speed and content features,” said Omar Khan, chief strategy officer for Samsung Mobile. “The Epic 4G ups the ante with a front-facing camera for video conferencing, a full QWERTY keyboard and lightning-fast 4G speeds.”

Samsung EPIC 4G Price and Availability

Sprint has not revealed the  the price or launch date of the new 4G Android phone  but will announce info in the coming months. Customers can register on the sprint site to receive updates . But we are expected the EPIC 4G to be priced below the EVO 4G.

Source : Sprint

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