Samsung Epic 4G From Sprint Features 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird CPU and 5MP Camera

Written By Sam on 30 June 2010
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Samsung has recently announced its new sensational smart phones, out of which Samsung Galaxy S embraced many major wireless provides in the U.S market, but Sprint has got its hands on a much bigger one – the Samsung Epic 4G. Being the second 4G Smartphone, Samsung Epic 4G is a U.S version of the Galaxy S Pro that runs on Android 2.1 implementing many enticing features over the Galaxy S.

Following the grandeur of other Galaxy S collection handsets, Slider QWERTY device Epic 4G will feature a 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen, Wi-Fi, and a 5-megapixel AF camera/camcorder with LED flash that can record 720p HD video. Running on the 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird CPU, Epic 4G incorporates a six-axis accelerometer to provide a wonderful gaming experience to all the hard-core gamers. With capabilities to connect other DLNA-enabled devices, Samsung Epic 4G will be the first and only 4G handset that has access to video store with ready to purchase movie/TV titles.

Rumors indicate that the Samsung Epic 4G will soon get a Froyo update (Android 2.2) to rejoice every one. Though Sprint is not revealing the price and the release date Epic 4G, if Epic 4G comes in an affordable price, then it would certainly be a cherry on the top for all the consumers!

Samsung Epic 4G features

Productivity

  • 3G/4G capability
  • Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor
  • 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive display with pinch-to-zoom
  • Google full HTML browser – bandwidth and quality that rival that of netbooks
  • Android 2.1, with access to more than 50,000 apps on Android Market
  • Simultaneous voice and data capability in 4G and Wi-Fi coverage areas, enabling Web surfing and more while talking
  • Google mobile services including Google Search, Google Maps, Google Talk, Gmail,
  • YouTube , and syncs with Google Calendar
  • Visual voicemail
  • Messaging – personal and business email and text messaging, as well as IM through a downloadable Android Market app
  • 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability – connects up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices
  • 4G data speeds (WiMAX) – peak download speeds of more than 10 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1 Mbps; average download speeds of 3-6 Mbps
  • 3G data speeds (EVDO Rev A.) – peak download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps; average download speeds of 600 kbps-1.4 Mbps

Entertainment

  • Dual camera: 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, Power LED flash and 3x digital zoom for HD video (720p) recording for capture and playback on an HD television and front facing VGA camera for video chat and more
  • Qik video application for video chat service and live video sharing
  • High-quality video streaming and downloads at 3G and 4G data speeds
  • Samsung’s exclusive AllShare service to wirelessly share stored music, pictures and HD video to other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified home electronics, including HDTVs, monitors, digital cameras, printers and more.
  • Samsung Social Hub integrates all of the user’s social networking services, messages, personal and business email, calendars and contacts, and can display calendar information from portal calendars, such as Google Calendar and social networking services together in one view with two-way synchronization
  • Future access to the Samsung Media Hub, a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment
  • Media player with 3.5mm stereo headset jack
  • Sprint applications including Sprint Football Live, Sprint Navigation Sprint TV, and NASCAR Sprint Cup MobileSM
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP Stereo and EDR
  • Built-in WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Digital compass, six-axis motion sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, GPS
  • Expandable memory: 16 GB microSD card included; supports up to 32 GB

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 4.9 inches 2.54 inches x 0.56 inches (124.8 mm x 64.6 mm x 14.2 mm) (LxWxT)
  • Weight: 5.46 ounces (155 grams)
  • Battery: Standard removable 1500mAh Lithium (Li-on) battery
  • Memory: 1 GB ROM, 512 MB RAM

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