Frost white Samsung Epic 4G Touch is official, coming January 8th for $199.99 on-contract

Frost white Samsung Epic 4G Touch is official, coming January 8th for $199.99 on-contract
Now that winter is in full effect, literally blowing cold air to most of the country, it seems right for Sprint to officially introduce its latest member in the ever-astounding Samsung Galaxy S II line. Proving the rumors correct, the Now Network announced today the upcoming availability of the Samsung Epic 4G Touch in a breezy Frost White color.

Donning a near white paint job, it’s surely perfect for the weather that most people are experiencing across the county – though, its body is accented nicely with a solid metallic grey color. As we know, white appears to be the secondary color of choice, which contrast the colors used by the original model. Externally, there’s a distinctive new fresh appearance, but under the hood, it still boasts all of the same hardware as before.

However, if you somehow forgot about the handset, here’s a quick refresher. It features a 4.52” WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung Exynos processor, 4G WiMAX connectivity, 8-megapixel auto-focus camera, 1080p HD video recording, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Like its close sibling, it flaunts the same $199.99 on-contract price point. If you intend on picking up the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, you’ll now have to come down with another decision on which color to choose.

source: Samsung

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Epic 4G Touch
  • Display 4.5" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 16GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1800 mAh(8.70h talk time)



1. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Can't wait for them to announce a glass back panel and Siri. Is Samsung totally incapable of having an original thought? They sure are great at copying American designs though.

3. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Sorry, Voice Talk came before Siri, except it wasn't that intelligent and only recognizes keywords, but nevertheless, the idea was implemented first. and only Apple is dumb enough to come up with a design that is "OH! SO PRETTEH" but breaks and cracks when dropped from 2 feet...

13. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Voice recognition has been tried for a long time, but Siri has made it more usable than before. Like MS tried to make tablets for 10 years, but were crushed by the iPad because tablets were not usable until the iPad. Only Samsung would charge $700 for a cheap piece of plastic that cracks and gets crushed if you put it in your back pocket or put any weight on it. BTW, I dropped by iPhone from 4 feet onto a stone floor with no damage - it called using a case. Fortunately with the iPhone there is a huge selection of great quality cases.

22. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

So why are you acting like everyone is copying Apple when Apple themselves stole an old idea and made it better? Samsung is doing the right thing by improving the iPhone for users like me, If it weren't for Samsung I'd be putting a 3.5 inch screened glass brick in my pocket and have to put up with iTunes for simple file transfers. How heavy do you have to be to crush that hard plastic in your back pocket? Is your ass a sludge hammer? That's a really lousy excuse. Like I said before, you're paying a few hundreds for a phone and you have to depend on a $10 case to keep it safe? That's sad...

4. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

Was Apple the first to have a white phone? Nope. The LG Rumor white was approved by the FCC July 2007, iphone 3GS June 2009. So as you can see 2007 came before 2009. Not saying that the Rumor was the first white phone, just it came before the white iphone.

10. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

yea but who remembers the lg white phone... but everyone remebers the white iphone.. Apple doesnt invent it.. only makes it popular...

20. blaze456

Posts: 51; Member since: Oct 06, 2010

dont forget the lg fusic back in 2005 for sprint..that phone was the sh!t t that was white too

15. AKm007

Posts: 108; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

Alright, you must be an apple fanatic. I'm not bashing them but their lawsuits make no sense. Every smartphone looks the same. You can't differentiate between any of them. The epic touch looks like the titan from the front and the back is nowhere close to the iphone. So yes, the international version might look a wee bit like the iphone, but that's nothing to break your head about. Apple's suing them because of the competition they're bringing to the table. And anyways, the iphone's copied quite some stuff from other phones. So don't bash companies when you haven't done s**t in the ways of contribution.

2. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Holy sh*t! 1090p video recording! Did we even get there yet?

5. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

My only issue with this Galaxy S2 is I have had it about 2 weeks and I pulled it out of my pocket (it being so thin and slick) I dropped it straight face down and cracked the corner of my screen (also a week before I got my case because I ordered it) Insurance claim here I come! Sucks. I was hoping for a more durable screen but I guess not. That's what I get for telling iphone customers "Your first drop and this phone will break, buy a case" and it happened to me.

6. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Probably just caught it at an unlucky angle. The S2 has been shown to be more durable than the iPhone. Sorry about that insurance claim man. :(

8. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

Flat on its screen, onto a cold Starbucks tile. Damn you Starbucks!

9. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Yikes, yeah, most screens are likely to break that way. The Nexus and Motorola phones usually do well though because of the glass they use.

14. c.hack

Posts: 614; Member since: Dec 09, 2009

Wrong. Everyone points to a drop test with no case. In the real world almost everyone has a case and most phones break from wear or sitting when in your back pocket. The iPhone is much more durable in normal use.

16. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

You have absolutely no evidence for your assertion that the iPhone is more durable in normal use.

23. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

lol, you're comparing Glass VS Plastic...If you bother to go to school you'd know thru common knowledge plastic already wins in the "durable" factor. That's one for the S2. But since you guys would never admit it, someone did a drop test video. and the results were obvious. That's two for the S2. Where's your arguement against both of those? Did Apple manage to twist your reality so much that glass is stronger than high quality plastic?

12. snowgator

Posts: 3628; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I observed a moment of silence for your phone, ZayZay. It never even had a chance to live... Hope you have better luck with your next one. I am with Sniggly- I got a Samsung Focus S and was real hesitant to pull the trigger on it due to the plastic build until I started checking into actual performance ratings and saw how amazingly durable Samsung's actually were. The Epic is a fantastic phone and I bet it will serve you well and with no other problems. Starbucks is evil. Pure and simple. Don't fall for all the "friend of the environment" stuff. That is how they fool you, the fake Halo covering up the Horns..... :-D

7. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

We already have two of these in our back cabinet. ^_^

11. snowgator

Posts: 3628; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Again, I like variety. More color options are great, especially on a top shelf device like the Epic 2. But why always WHITE? Does no one else work in a job where there is actual dirt but me??? Is everyone else employed in a controlled computer environment or in a sterile lab? Geez, I would move this nice phone from white to grey and into sludge-like dingy within weeks. Could someone please come out with a high end toy in the color scheme of sludge-like dingy??? I am so there if you do. Looks like more black phones and cases for da poor, abused, unloved Gator......

17. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I think it'd be awesome if they brought back color variety like they used to have, like orange, green, blue, etc. It can get boring looking at phones that are all black or gray.

19. snowgator

Posts: 3628; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

With you there again, Snigs. Some variety is needed in something as large as the Mobile market. I know some dark colors would appeal to me. Cars, appliances, and everything else comes in different colors, why not mobile phones that are selling in the billions every year?

21. blaze456

Posts: 51; Member since: Oct 06, 2010

i think they dont use different colors cuz it cost too much..but hey thnk amazon for cheap cases lol

18. nmerry77

Posts: 39; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

Great, now i have 2 decide which color i want! Lol i wish it came in blue!! Why doesnt anyone make a blue smart phone!!! As a girl of fashion.....i love buying different cases for my phone,to chage it up, but.....If it came in blue or orange, i would buy it in a heartbeat,no matter what the price!!.

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