The recent release of Sprint's Epic 4G showcases it's place of pride in Samsung's Unlocked Galaxy S series of devices. This new range of smartphones offer cutting-edge standards in screen real-estate, speed and quality of content resulting in a remarkable user experience.
Says Steve Elfman, president, Network Operations and Wholesale, "Sprint has now been able to branch out into a new, diverse field with the second 4G-capable smartphone. There are other powerful devices that currently offer such 4G capabilities and the Samsung Epic 4G is the latest recruit. We value all our customers and as such leverage increased data speeds, thereby providing all users with the ability of gaining all the required functionality and high definition entertainment they need. "
The Epic 4G boasts a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard has well as WiMax connectivity - somehting which only the Sprint device has in the Galaxy S series, making it quite future-proof as far as connectivity issues go.
The handset itself is robust and looks like it can stand up to wear and tear. The physical QWERTY keypad is quite easy to manipulate with fingers and doesn't add as much bulk to the phone as might be expected.
The screen itself it 4 inches, quite large enough for easy use. It's Super AMOLED touchscreen produces brilliantly crisp images.It gives a very realistic rendition of color matching that of original content. The response time is considerably fast, which results in reduction of "ghosting" images.The wide viewing angles prevents distorted or blurred images. The design is on the whole more accurate and has a greater degree of touch-responsiveness.
"With the Unlocked Samsung (Epic 4G) , we have been able to introduce a new member into our smartphone range. Users will be able to have a mobile fitted with various features including speed and enhanced functionality," says Omar Khan, chief strategy officer for Samsung Mobile.