Review: Samsung Epic 4G Touch
The Epic 4G Touch's sensor is capable of capturing 8 megapixels. I was generally impressed with its performance. Given the solid camera controls, you can fine-tune the Epic 4G Touch to handle pretty much any lighting situation. Even if you don't futz with the controls, the automatic settings do a commendable job.
In the images I captured, I noticed that the Epic 4G Touch had a little bit of trouble with exposure under bright daylight conditions, but color always looked good. Both indoors and out, images were sharp, clear, and free of digital noise and other garbage. The Epic 4G Touch can easily be used to replace a point-and-shoot on any vacation.
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The Epic 4G Touch can also capture 1080p HD video. Panning the Epic 4G Touch around produced some choppiness, but otherwise, HD video looked very, very good. I was pleased with the overall clarity of the video and the lack of smearing. Colors were accurate, and exposure was also good.
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.
Aug 30, 2011
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.
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.