Gorgeous touch screen, Fast 4G network speeds, Spacious physical keyboard.
Screen has excellent contrast and touch sensitivity, Fast as heck, very smooth UI, Takes excellent pictures and video in decent lighting.
Great screen; physical keyboard; frontfacing camera; phone functions as a WiFi hotspot.
Glorious display extremely bright and crisp. Featureladen; literally lacking nothing that a stateoftheart handset ought to have.
Good call quality, excellent Super AMOLED display, 16GB microSD included, good keyboard
Bright, colorful, glossy 4-inch AMOLED screen, 4G connectivity with mobile hotspot, 5 MP camera/720p HD video recorder, 16 GB pre-installed memory, Lightweight for its size
Gorgeous screen. Big, comfortable keyboard. Fast. Great video support. WiMAX 4G.
Eye-popping Super AMOLED Display, Excellent slide-out keyboard, Snappy performance, Loud and rich speaker, Media Hub service for movie and TV downloads
The Samsung Epic 4G has a knockout Super AMOLED display, a 1GHz processor, a front-facing camera, an impressive QWERTY keyboard, a 5.0-megapixel camera with an LED flash, and supports Sprint's 4G WiMax network. It is capable of acting as a mobile Wi-F
Mediocre camera quality, Expensive monthly data plan
Keyboard too easy to make mistakes on, some poorly placed keys, Battery life suffers when 4G antenna is on, whether 4G is available or not
Subpar battery life; unintuitive initial setup.
Battery life is substandard. Keyboard is too flat for easy typing.
WiMAX not available in NYC yet, preinstalled bloatware, bulkier than other Galaxy S devices, short battery life
Touch controls backlighting out-of-sync with screen, Screen dims in sunshine, Lock/hold switch in camera mode, Occasional processor lag, $50 more than EVO
No voice dialing over Bluetooth. A few buttons can be unresponsive. You have to pay for 4G even if you can't use it.
Menu buttons nearly invisible until pressed, Slower mobile hotspot than Evo 4G, Some pixilation in camcorder footage, No HDMI
The Samsung Epic 4G is the bulkiest of the Galaxy S phones and also the priciest. It also requires a costly data plan.
By SlashGear on September 13, 2011
Make no mistake, this is pretty much the same Galaxy S II we know and love. The display may be slightly bigger, and the phone itself a little larger, but the speedy processor and excellent camera remain. WiMAX is less appealing than the 4G name might...-
By ConsumerSearch on February 01, 2011
Physical keyboard, 4G connectivity give Epic smartphone an edge The Samsung Epic 4G wows critics, having been named by CNET as one of the five best cell phones, as well as earned the title of Editors' Choice for Sprint smartphones from PCMag.com....-
By GadgetReview on December 06, 2010
Pros:Screen has excellent contrast and touch sensitivity Fast as heck, very smooth UI Takes excellent pictures and video in decent lighting Cons:Keyboard too easy to make mistakes on, some poorly placed keys Battery life suffers when 4G antenna is on,...90
By About.com on November 22, 2010
With its attractive design, stellar screen, and impressive multimedia offerings, the Samsung Epic 4G is a top-notch smartphone. It packs in enough features to compensate for its price, and to earn a spot on my list of today's best Android phones and...-
By theONbutton on November 08, 2010
Epic - that’s a big word. Sprint and Samsung are suggesting that this member of the Galaxy S family is not merely vibrant, fascinating or even captivating. No, they’re saying it’s epic, like the Godzilla of smartphones. That’s a...-
By HotHardware on October 13, 2010
There is little doubt in our minds that the Samsung Epic 4G is one of the best Android phones currently available. It’s lightning fast when running apps—with the promise of even speedier performance when it’s upgraded to Froyo. The 4G...-
By G4tv.com on October 04, 2010
Video Review: Equipped with a 4" Super AMOLED touch screen, a slide-out keyboard, 5 megapixel camera and super fast speeds, the Samsung Epic 4G promises all that a 4G network has to offer. Kevin Pereira and Michelle Nunes take a look at the smartphone...100
By Ubergizmo on October 01, 2010
With the Samsung Epic 4G (aka SPH-D700), Sprint and Samsung want to introduce a 4G phone that surpasses the competition in every single way (it's always a good goal...). From the large AMLOED display to the presence of a QWERTY keyboard, they made...-
By FoneArena on September 18, 2010
The Samsung Epic 4G offered exclusively at Sprint overall is a great phone. The biggest factor for us was a fantastic slide out keyboard which made the device feel more like a mobile computer than a smartphone. Combine that with good performance and a...-
By Maximum PC on September 15, 2010
As close to the perfect phone as we've seen Versatile, attractive, and powerful, Sprint’s new Epic 4G smartphone comes as close to perfection as any mobile device we’ve seen. It’s built on a state-of-the-art hardware platform; it...90