Sprint Epic 4G reviews go live and it's another 4G winner for Sprint
Sprint seems to be hitting it out of the park with their latest Android devices and the EVO 4G follow-up and cousin is the Samsung Epic 4G. All reviews ranked the device quite high so Sprint customers have some great choices now.
I really love my smartphones and on Friday I pre-ordered a Sprint Samsung Epic 4G because I may pick one up on the 31st and didn't want to risk having Sprint run out of the device before I had a chance to make up my mind. In order to help me decide if I move from my HTC EVO 4G to the Epic 4G, I wanted to check out detailed reviews and hopefully get one in my hand for evaluation before the release date. I haven't received one to test yet myself, but several other sites obviously have as it looks like the embargo lifted tonight.
If you too are interested in this standout Samsung Galaxy S device launching on Sprint on 31 August, then I recommend you read through the following reviews:
Based on my own experiences with the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant I wanted to see if GPS was still an issue and how the reception of the Epic 4G is with Sprint. I read through each of the above reviews in detail and some mentioned GPS was still an issue while one said it was fine. Reception does not seem to be a problem at all though and Samsung has stated they will release a GPS fix in September.
I am still not sure the Epic 4G is an upgrade to the EVO 4G and it looks like it comes down to the need for a hardware QWERTY keyboard or not. It looks like Samsung has a bit of work to do on refining the software and Android 2.2 is now out for the EVO 4G.