A Side-by-side Comparison Of The Samsung Epic 4G To The Apple IPhone 4

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.

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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.

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