Review: Samsung Epix
Samsung churns out another Windows Mobile smartphone. This one fails to stir the emotions, but it will get the job done.
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The Epix is an uninspiring slab of a smartphone competing in a field of devices that is increasingly more image conscious. Where the BlackJack II had at least a little flair, the Epix is blockier, heavier, and not as pretty to look at. But it does have a few features that may tempt the more conservative user into giving it a shot.
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A few clarifications about the Epix Review.
2. Launching the Camera application is as easy as pressing the Camera key near the bottom right corner of the QWERTY keypad.
3. You can assign your own MP3 ringtones. You need to copy them to "\Application Data\Sounds" first.
4. The Epix also has Wi-Fi, something I didn't see mentioned in the review.