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Samsung to introduce Epic™ 4G, a phone that lives up to its name Sheetal Thakre | , 7:43 a.m. Aug. 24, 2010 2010-08-24

With the ever advancing technology, the telecom world is on the verge of a complete takeover by means of 4G, where each day something new or the other comes up.

Samsung Epic™ 4G is one such innovative and upcoming cell phone that promises itself to give an amazing experience. Believed to be ridiculously fast and remarkably powerful amped-up superphone, this new offering from Samsung promises to knock your entertainment socks off.

Basically, the handset projects itself to be a complete mobile entertainment which is expected to be offered through Sprint for approximately $249.99 after $150 instant savings and $100 mall-in-rebate.  Actually, it requires two year agreement with new line activation (or eligible upgrade) on select plans with Premium data add-on.

Samsung Epic™ 4G features:

• 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive display for an HDTV-quality viewing experience, plus pinch-to-zoom (Records and plays back DRM-free content at 720p 30fps HD)

• Android™ 2.1, with access to more than 65,000 apps on Android Market™

• Future access to the Samsung Media Hub, a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment (coming soon)

• Instantly download eBooks from Skiff, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo

• Six-axis motion sensor for the ultimate gaming experience

• Dual cameras: 5-megapixel camera/camcorder with autofocus, Power LED flash and 3x digital zoom for HD video (720p) recording for capture and playback on an HD television, and front-facing VGA camera for video chat and more

• Qik® video application for video chat service and live video sharing

• Samsung Social Hub integrates all of the user's social networking services, messages, personal and business email, calendars and contacts

• Samsung's exclusive AllShare service to wirelessly share stored music, pictures and HD video to other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Certified™ home electronics, including HDTVs, monitors, digital cameras, printers and more

More great stuff:

• 3G/4G capability — the latest arrival to the first wireless 4G network from a national carrier

• 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability — connects up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices

• Slide-out QWERTY and virtual Swype keyboards

• Digital compass, proximity sensor, light sensor and GPS Navigation

• Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor

• Standard removable 1500mAh Lithium (Li-on) battery

• Expandable memory: 16 GB microSD™ card included; supports up to 32 GB

• Built-in Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n

 

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