Samsung Galaxy S II Coming To Sprint As The Epic 4G Touch
Updated: added add'l spec details
Sprint today announced the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, the first Galaxy S II phone to launch with a major US carrier. The phone sports a massive 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and the Samsung Exynos 1.2-GHz dual-core processor. Other features include WiMAX 4G data, 8-megapixel main camera with 1080p video capture, 2-megapixel front camera, and fast Wi-Fi 802.11a. All new Galaxy S II phones also include extensive support for enterprise systems such as Exchange ActiveSync 14, Cisco VPN, and Sybase MDM. The Epic 4G Touch will be available September 16 for $199 with two-year contract.
Samsung Reveals the Galaxy E5 for Tracfone
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Sprint Offering Two-For-One Lease On Samsung Galaxy S8
Sprint today finalized its retail plans for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and there's good news for consumers. The company is offering a two-for-one lease deal on the S8 with a new line activation and one upgrade, or two new line activations.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
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Sprint Lists Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx for $264
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Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
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Huge Screen, so so resolution?
Why didn't Samsung go qHD on a 4.5" screen?
qHD is not better than Super AMOLED, let alone Super AMOLED+, IMO. I have the Motorola Photon 4G which I will be returning next week before my 30 days is up....