Those of you were waiting for Sprint latest foray in 4G, it is almost here. Sprint today announced that Samsung Epic 4G will be available beginning Tuesday, Aug 31, in all Sprint retail channels, including Sprint.com, Telesales and national retail partners, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart, with Sprint Stores opening at 8 a.m. local time. You can also pre order it at www.sprint.com/epic4g beginning Friday, Aug 13. The smartphone will cost $249.99 with a two-year service agreement, after a $100 mail-in rebate.
While Epic 4G on launch will come with Android 2.1, Sprint plans to upgrade it to Android 2.2 in the coming months.
To remind you of the specifications
- 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display
- Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor
- Dual camera: 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, power LED flash and 4x digital zoom for photos and HD video1 (720p) video recording, as well as a front-facing VGA camera for video chat and more
- Visual Voicemail
- Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share the 3G or 4G experience
- 1500 mAh removable battery