Sprint SPH-D700 Epic 4G

  • Sprint SPH-D700 Epic 4G
86
Based on 14 scores, 39 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • 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.

Cons:

  • 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

Expert reviews and ratings

By AnandTech on -

Samsung has already sold 5 million of them in 85 days in Korea and Europe, but until now the Galaxy S II has been just a dream in a US phone buyers eye. All that was rectified tonight when Samsung announced three Galaxy S II variants that will be...

By MobileBurn on -

Sponsored links, if any, appear in green. We managed to get some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch smartphone for Sprint at Samsung's big launch event for the U.S. versions of the Galaxy S II. The Epic 4G Touch features a...

By ConsumerSearch on -

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 90

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,...

By About.com on -

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 -

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 -

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 100

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...

By Ubergizmo on -

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 -

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 90

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...

By PhoneDog on -

Feature for feature, the Samsung Epic 4G is the best Android device out right now, and certainly the best device in the Galaxy S family. With a snappy 1 GHz processor, 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, 5-megapixel camera, and a fantastic QWERTY keyboard,...

By BrightHub on 80

The Samsung Galaxy S series of phones from Samsung has finally arrived at Sprint, and is the second ever Sprint phone to take advantage of Sprint's 4G WiMax network. The only Samsung Galaxy S with a physical keyboard, the Sprint Samsung Epic 4G is a...

By Skatter Tech on -

When it comes to selecting a phone, recommending the Samsung Epic 4G over the HTC EVO 4G is a hard call. It offers some advantages, but has some drawbacks as well. It comes down to user preference for features such as a physical keyboard or DLNA on...

By Wired on 80

Got big pockets? And we mean that in both the physical size and money-carrying capacity sense of the word.At $250, it ain’t cheap — and you’ll pay extra each month for anything beyond basic service. But more to the point,...

By Android Central on -

We review the Sprint Epic 4G to find out if it's worthy of its name If you put the word "Epic" in the name of your phone, it darn well better be epic. And with the Sprint Epic 4G Android smartphone, that's mostly the case.The Epic 4G is the...

By Gear Live on -

The Samsung Epic 4G is the second phone from Sprint to take advantage of their speedier 4G service, the original being the EVO 4G. The Epic 4G is part of Samsung’s Galaxy S line of Android smartphones, although visually it’s a departure from...

By Gadgetell on -

If you have a relatively large budget to spend on your cell phone bill, by all means, the Epic 4G is arguably one of the best devices currently available on any network. However, for many of us, cost is always a big issue when purchasing smartphones...

By GamerTell on -

Recently, I have spent a few weeks trying out one of Sprint’s latest Android smartphones, the Samsung Epic 4G. Even after a few hours of testing the device I was really impressed by the Epic and its improvements over the other Galaxy S variants. ...

By LetsTalk on 86

The is the first Galaxy S phone to be 3G/4G capable, offering a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and front-facing VGA camera in addition to a primary 5 megapixel camera with HD Video recording. The Epic features a 4" Super AMOLED touchscreen...