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.
The Sprint version of the Epic 4G Touch packs WiMax 4G, TouchWiz, a speedy processor, 4.5-inch touch display and a host of Sprint software. Do these all add up to a killer phone?
Aug 22, 2012
Boost Mobile today announced a handful of new devices from Samsung, the most significant of which is the availability of the Galaxy S II 4G, a Boost-branded version of the Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch offered by Sprint, including WiMAX. It will be available September 6 for $369.99.
Oct 16, 2012
Sprint today announced the availability of a new Sprint iD pack that is aimed at making smartphones easier to use for seniors. The Active Senior ID pack includes 20 applications and services that Sprint believes can help to improve the smartphone experience for older users.
Aug 27, 2012
In the wake of its courtroom victory against Samsung, Apple today asked the court to ban sales of eight Samsung devices found to infringe on its design and other patents. The devices include the Galaxy S 4G, S2 (AT&T and T-Mobile), S2 Skyrocket, S2 Epic 4G, S Showcase, Droid Charge, and Galaxy Prevail.
Jul 12, 2012
Sprint today indicated via its support forums that owners of the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch have something to looked forward to: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The update can be installed over the air, and Epic 4G Touch owners will be notified when the update is available to their device.
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....