Samsung Galaxy S Pro announced as Sprint Epic 4G

Apart from announcing the Vibrant for T-Mobile and the Fascinate for Verizon, Samsung today has also unveiled the Samsung Epic 4G for Sprint – which is actually that Galaxy S Pro seen not long ago.

The Samsung Epic 4G will be North America’s first 4G (WiMax) handset with a full QWERTY keyboard and a Super AMOLED display.

Like the HTC EVO 4G, the Samsung Epic is a high-end Android 2.1 smartphone, and it will surely be among Sprint’s best-selling devices this year.

The Epic 4G features:

  • 4 inch WVGA Super AMOLED screen
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, DLNA
  • “Simultaneous voice and data capability in 4G and Wi-Fi coverage areas”
  • 3G/ 4G Mobile Hotspot capability (supports up to 5 Wi-Fi enabled devices)
  • GPS, digital compass
  • Six-axis motion sensor
  • Light and proximity sensors
  • Visual Voicemail
  • Qik video app
  • Samsung Social Hub
  • Exchange ActiveSync
  • Full support for Google Mobile Services
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • 5MP autofocus camera with Power LED flash and HD (720p) video recording
  • VGA front-facing camera for video calling
  • 16GB MicroSD card preinstalled
  • 1GB ROM, 512MB RAM
  • 1GHz processor
  • 1500 mAh battery

Sprint and Samsung say that details regarding the price and availability of the Epic 4G will be announced in the coming months. Interested customers can pre-register here for more info.

Via Press release

Author: Florin

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  • Spyroscesarsc

    The king of all smartphones. If I find money, I'll buy this! :) Samsung must release a phone with the specs of S Pro downgraded (Galaxy S Pro Lite / Galaxy Pro) for people who cant afford the original S Pro.

  • Tkite

    Just want to know what the battery life is like. Any better than the Moment? That's apple biggest longterm selling point imho. Every other feature iPhone 4 will be overtaken on… but battery life is the key to domination.