Samsung Epic 4G Touch

Announced:
Aug 30, 2011
Status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 16, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Size:

4.5 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 206 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

64.38 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9, 45 nm

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4

RAM:

1GB

Internal storage:

16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 2.3.6, 2.3.4)

Battery

Capacity:

1800 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

8.70 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time:

10.5 days (252 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP

Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Panorama, Smile detection, Scenes

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

2 MP

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.11 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (130 x 70 x 10 mm)

Weight:

4.60 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

WiMAX

2G Data:

EV-DO Rev.A

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

SyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 26, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHD710 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.40 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP:

$ 500

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 30, 2011
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This device is also known as Samsung SPH-D710, Samsung Within, Samsung Galaxy SII 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available
  • Ting Since Jul 31, 2012

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)

Description

The Sprint-bound Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch is the first Galaxy S II phone to hit the States. The S II Epic 4G Touch sports an epic 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus WVGA display and a 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung Exynos processor powering Android Gingerbread with the latest TouchWiz UI. The phone also supports Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network and boasts an 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p full HD video recording.

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