Sprint and Samsung Telecommunications America, the No. 1 mobile phone manufacturer in the U.S yesterday launched the second 4G-capable handset from Sprint, Samsung Epic 4G, which is considered to be a Galaxy S smartphone as well as Samsung Mobile’s first 4G Android powered device. Samsung Epic 4G is a powerful member of the Galaxy S smartphone portfolio which comes withy premium screen, high speed and content features, The Samsung Epic 4G is powered by the Android 2.1 platform, which also supports a series of advanced touch screen features including multi-touch pinch, long tap and zoom in addition to the vertical and horizontal swiping.
Samsung Epic 4G is the only 4G smart phone that offers three fast and easy ways to enter text option – it has a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, one virtual keyboard along with Swype technology, which enable users to input text quicker and more spontaneously with one continuous finger movement across the virtual keyboard.
The smart phone offers a wonderful gaming experience with its six-axis sensor that fine tunes its accelerometer’s ability to read simple movements of the device, so when the handset tilts up and down or left and right, the game immediately respond in the same directions. A demo of Asphalt 5, which is a popular racing game, is installed exclusively on Samsung Epic 4G allowing users to take full advantage of these advanced gaming capacity.
Other features it includes are:
- Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor supports amazing 3-D graphics, faster upload and download times and the full richness of HD-like multimedia content.
- Dual camera: 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, Power LED flash and 3x digital zoom for HD video3 (720p) video recording and front facing VGA camera for video chat and more
- Visual Voicemail
- Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 4G experience simultaneously
- Android Market™ for access to more than 50,000 useful applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience
- Wi-Fi® b/g/n
- 1500 mAh battery