A Side-by-side Comparison Of The Samsung Epic 4G To The Apple IPhone 4
The new Samsung Epic 4 G Galaxy Android 2.1 (upgradeable to 2.2) with Touch Wiz U I from Sprint carries forward some of the great features of previous Galaxy S variations with the addition of some great new features. This phone uses a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor and 4 inches bright, vibrant, Super AMBLED display with wider viewing angles and higher contrast however looks a little closer.
There are the sliding QWERTY keyboard and a quick Maxima network from Sprint and Clear wire that is capable of speeds up to 40 M bit/s. Included with the phone is a Samsung Epic 4 G Charger, earbuds to listen to your music and media, and a micro-USB cable. They have wisely included an SD to micro-SD converter and a 16 GB micro-SD card.
The Samsung Epic 4 G sports a very thin designed shell, with a 5-megapixel camera and an LED flash. On the sides of the keyboard is a selection of useful buttons including a volume rocker, zoom, and a camera button. There is also a 3.5 mm headphone port and a micro-USB jack that is situated neatly above the phone’s keyboard, which is right behind the retractable door. The flat, five-row keyboard slides smoothly on its spring mount. It can be used as a mobile hot spot for up to 5 devices.
Stacked up against the iPhone, the Samsung Epic 4 G Smartphone doesn’t have mobile video editing, glass, and steel or pixel density although its 4-inch screen is .3 inches larger than the iPhone.
The AMBLED display is beautiful. The bright colors and incredibly dark blacks are similar to the previous Captivate and Vibrant models although direct sunlight presents a bit of a viewing problem. At the bottom of the display below the Samsung logo, you find the backlit menu, home, back, and search buttons. Battery life is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes in 4 G mode while moving between various functions. Managing your 4 G usage should provide a full day of use. WiFi is quick, very quick with 4 Mbps downstream and 1 Mbps upstream. The 5-megapixel camera takes good quality pictures although the front camera is best used for video. There is also a 720 p mode, which offers fairly good audio quality.
There’s an extensive selection of Samsung Epic 4 G accessories available. Choose from a wide range of Samsung Epic 4 G cases including skin, pouch, form fit, plastic, silicone, and pouches. Numerous Samsung Epic 4 G chargers are available for home and car. A worldwide compatible charger combo unit charges the Samsung Epic 4 G at home or in the car and contains electronics that prevent power surges, short circuits, and overcharging. There are also several high-quality headsets, Bluetooth devices, memory expansion cards, holders, and mounts, as well as extended Samsung Epic 4 G Batteries.
This is a phone that’s in the right place at the right time. It takes what was good and improves upon it. If you are looking for a physical keyboard and the Android operating system, this Smartphone is a must-have.