Sprint customers who have been waiting for this moment for a long time, go ahead and rejoice! The hottest smartphone on the globe, the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available through Sprint's web site
with the complete name of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch. And it is the only version of the Samsung Galaxy S II to launch from three of the nation's top four carriers (no Verizon, of course) that will not only be equipped with the 4.52 inch Super AMOLED Plus display but also have the 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos chip
under the hood. AT&T's version will have the same processor but will carry a 4.3 inch screen. And as we reported
, T-Mobile will have the 4.52 inch display, but will be driven by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor.
The rest of the specs for the Epic 4G Touch include 1GB of RAM, Android 2.3.4 installed, and a 8MP camera with AF and LED flash on back, capturing video at 1080p. A front facing camera comes in at 2MP. 16GB of storage can be pumped up to as much as 48GB using a microSD card. With a signed 2-year contract, the phone will cost you $199.99 or $499.99 without a pact.
So, Sprint customers, you have the first crack at the Samsung Galaxy S II in North America. Will you drop what you're doing right now and pick up the one phone that has made the Quadrant Benchmark test shake with fear
, or will are you waiting to see what the the holiday season will bring?