Editors Liked

  • 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
  • Eye-popping Super AMOLED Display, Excellent slide-out keyboard, Snappy performance, Loud and rich speaker, Media Hub service for movie and TV downloads
  • Gorgeous screen. Big, comfortable keyboard. Fast. Great video support. WiMAX 4G
  • 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

Editors Didn't Like

  • 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
  • Menu buttons nearly invisible until pressed, Slower mobile hotspot than Evo 4G, Some pixilation in camcorder footage, No HDMI
  • No voice dialing over Bluetooth. A few buttons can be unresponsive. You have to pay for 4G even if you can't use it
  • The Samsung Epic 4G is the bulkiest of the Galaxy S phones and also the priciest. It also requires a costly data plan