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Epic 4G entrance August 31st for $249.99 upon stipulate

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Epic 4G entrance August 31st for $249.99 upon stipulate

Like your Samsung Galaxy S with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and the dash of WiMAX? Sprint’s website has finally spilled the beans: a Epic 4G will arrive Tuesday, August 31st for $249.99 upon stipulate (after $150 instant remission as well as $100 mail-in rebate). No way to pre-order at this indicate — reservations proceed Friday, according to the press recover — though feel giveaway to sign up for reminders. Whew, blissful which mystery’s finally solved. PR after the mangle.

[Thanks to everybody who sent this in] Show full PR textSprint expands device leadership with a launch of Samsung Epic 4G, Debuting on Aug. 31; Sprint’s Galaxy S Smartphone Boasts Blazing 4G Speeds, QWERTY Keyboard and Brilliant Super AMOLED Touchscreen

New advance booking complement begins Aug. 13 for Samsung Epic 4G during


The wait for is roughly over! Sprint (NYSE:S) currently voiced pricing and accessibility for America’s first 4G-capable phone with the full QWERTY set of keys and brilliant Super AMOLED touchscreen, Samsung Epic(TM) 4G, bringing customers an all-in-one device for staying continuous, removing work finished as well as enjoying a latest in party whilst on-the-go. Samsung Epic 4G is a usually 4G Galaxy S(TM) smartphone and a only a single to suggest a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

Samsung Epic 4G will be accessible beginning Tuesday, Aug. 31, in all Sprint sell channels, together with, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and inhabitant retail partners, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart, with Sprint Stores opening at 8 a.m. internal time. It will price $249.99 with the new line or eligible ascent, two-year use agreement, after the $100 mail-in rebate (taxes released.

For a initial time ever, Sprint is charity business the unique event to reserve Samsung Epic 4G for squeeze. Customers can haven their smartphone for squeeze at commencement Friday, Aug. 13., whilst supplies final. Customers who reserve Samsung Epic 4G will be means to complete their purchase commencement Tuesday, Aug. 31, as well as must complete their squeeze no after than 6 p.m. local time on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Through the reservation routine, business will be means to haven their devices online, pick them up in the Sprint Store, as well as embrace the full sell knowledge, together with Sprint’s Ready Now use.

“With the pleasing arrangement as well as slide-out set of keys, Samsung Epic 4G is the powerful apparatus for the business, as well as it extends Sprint’s 4G care with the second strong smartphone choice,” pronounced Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. “As you goon to lead a 4G revolution, we have been proud to offer our business dual 4G smartphones, a Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot and several 4G USB modems to entrance a fast speeds on our 4G network in more than 48 cities today. 4G enhances entertainment, gaming as well as business applications.”

Powered by the Android(TM) 2.1 handling complement, Samsung Epic 4G is part of the brand-new multiply of Samsung smartphones offering a most appropriate in shade, speed and calm peculiarity for the reward user knowledge, and offers a fully integrated multimedia, messaging and social networking knowledge. It features an unusually skinny smartphone pattern with a slide-out, full QWERTY set of keys and 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen arrangement ancillary a array of modernized touchscreen gestures, together with multi-touch pinch, long daub as well as zoom and vertical and plane swiping.

Samsung Epic 4G is a only 4G smartphone to suggest 3 quick and easy ways to come in content onto a device – the slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, virtual set of keys as well as Swype record, that allows users to submit content faster and some-more intuitively with one successive finger suit opposite a practical keyboard.

Additional industry-leading features:

* Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor supports extraordinary 3-D graphics, faster upload as well as download times and a full brilliance of HD-like multimedia content
* Dual camera: 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, energy LED flash and 4x digital wizz for photos as well as HD video1 (720p) video recording, as well as a front-facing VGA camera for video discuss and some-more
* Visual Voicemail
* Mobile Hotspot capacity ancillary up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share a 3G or 4G experience
* Android Market for entrance to some-more than 65,000 utilitarian applications, widgets and games accessible for download to customize a knowledge
* Wi-Fi(R) b/g/n
* 1500 mAh removable battery

A Movie Theater in Your Hand

When Samsung Media Hub launches upon Samsung Epic 4G, it will be a initial as well as usually 4G handset to underline the video store with cinema and TV shows accessible for purchase or rental and video calm set up for an HD-like party experience upon the handset shade. With 4G from Sprint, users will be means to get turbo-charged downloads of a full library of video as well as well read calm powered by a little of a biggest names in party.

Samsung Epic 4G will additionally share user-generated video calm with alternative devices interjection to Samsung’s disdainful AllShare service. AllShare wirelessly shares stored song, cinema as well as HD video to alternative DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified(TM) home wiring, including HDTVs, monitors, digital cameras, printers and some-more. Through AllShare, users will be means to capture moments with a phone’s camera and camcorder as well as wirelessly uncover them to friends or family upon their DLNA-certified HDTV or download song from a PERSONAL COMPUTER to Samsung Epic 4G as well as take it upon a road.

Ideal for Gaming

Samsung Epic 4G’s brilliant Super AMOLED touchscreen arrangement offers a most appropriate illustration of tone on a mobile phone which matches strange calm some-more than 100 times the contrast quality of alternative leading displays. It also facilities faster response time, that reduces “ghosting” images, far-reaching observation angles to forestall blurring or exaggeration as well as a thinner pattern to offer some-more accurate as well as responsiveness to touch.

In addition to a energetic shade, Samsung Epic 4G’s six-axis suit intuiting uses an accelerometer and geo-magnetic sensor to fine-tune its capability to interpret elementary movements as well as yield an optimal gaming experience. When a phone tilts up and down or left as well as right, the diversion can immediately reply in a same citation.

A demo of Asphalt 5, the renowned racing game, is preloaded to one side on Samsung Epic 4G permitting users to take full value of these advanced gaming capabilities.

Tremendous 4G Tool for Business

Samsung Epic 4G is written to broach one of a most appropriate multimedia practice for commercial operation users in multiform vertical industries, such as healthcare, preparation, open reserve, building a whole and veteran services, by superior speed as well as display innovation. It offers await for pull email as well as integrated monthly calendar services, including Exchange ActiveSync, Google(TM) as well as Yahoo!(R), as well as full await for Google Mobile Services.

With Android’s open-software height, businesses can good from multiform productivity-enhancing applications accessible in Android Market(TM), including club formula scanning, signature constraint, document viewing as well as a ability to tide and upload video for patron approval as well as archival purposes.

Android 2.2

Sprint plans to ascent Samsung Epic 4G to Android 2.2 in the coming months. With the Android 2.2 ascent, customers can design softened EAS await, softened browser opening, including Flash 10x await, voice dialing over Bluetooth(R) as well as application storage on external memory.

Worry-Free Pricing

In sequence to yield a most appropriate experience, Samsung Epic 4G will use Sprint’s industry-leading Everything Data or Business Advantage Messaging as well as Data skeleton, which embody unlimited Web, texting as well as job on a Nationwide Sprint Network to each mobile in America with Any Mobile, AnytimeSM. Everything Data plans begin at $69.99 per month. A $10 per month compulsory Premium Data add-on will concede customers to take advantage of the richer interpretation knowledge than ever before.

Additionally, an discretionary pricing add-on will spin Samsung Epic 4G into the mobile hotspot connecting up to five Wi-Fi enabled inclination, such as laptops, gaming inclination as well as digital cameras, simultaneously at 4G speeds where accessible as well as during 3G speeds anywhere on the Sprint 3G network for just $29.99 per month (excludes surcharges as well as taxes).

With a Sprint Free Guarantee, business can take value of Samsung Epic 4G for 30 days. If not utterly confident, customers may lapse the device within 30 days to get reimbursed for a device squeeze as well as activation price, get both a early termination as well as restocking fees waived, as well as embrace a full reinstate for a monthly use devise charges.2

Blazing trails with Sprint 4G

Samsung Epic 4G joins a absolute list of 4G-capable devices from the only national wireless provider to offer 4G use currently. Sprint 4G offers a faster wireless experience than any alternative U.S. inhabitant wireless carrier, as well as Sprint is a only national conduit charity wireless 4G service currently in 48 markets. Sprint 4G delivers download speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G3,giving Samsung Epic 4G a fastest data speeds of any U.S. wireless device accessible currently.

As a initial national wireless carrier to exam, launch as well as marketplace 4G record, Sprint done story by rising 4G in Baltimore in September 2008. Sprint currently offers 4G use in these markets: California – Merced, Modesto, Stockton and Visalia; Delaware – Wilmington; Florida – Jacksonville; Georgia – Atlanta as well as Milledgeville; Hawaii – Honolulu and Maui; Idaho – Boise; Illinois – Chicago; Maryland – Baltimore; Michigan – Grand Rapids; Missouri – Kansas City as well as St. Louis; New York – Rochester as well as Syracuse; Nevada – Las Vegas; North Carolina – Charlotte, Greensboro (along with High Point as well as Winston-Salem), Raleigh (along with Cary, Chapel Hill as well as Durham); Oregon – Eugene, Portland and Salem; Pennsylvania – Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Reading as well as York; Texas – Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Killeen/Temple, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, San Antonio, Waco as well as Wichita Falls; Utah – Salt Lake City; Virginia – Richmond; Washington – Bellingham, Seattle, Tri-Cities as well as Yakima. For more report, revisit

In 2010, Sprint expects to launch 4G service in mixed markets, including Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco as well as Washington, D.C.

About Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel offers a extensive range of wireless as well as wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses as well as supervision users. Sprint Nextel served some-more than 48.1 million business during a end of the second entertain of 2010 and is at large famous for building, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, together with the initial wireless 4G service from the national carrier in the United States; charity industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile as well as Assurance Wireless; present inhabitant and general push-to-talk capabilities; as well as a tellurian Tier 1 Internet backbone. With its customer-focused strategy, you can sense some-more as well as revisit Sprint during or and

1 HD video recording – Capture photos and videos for playback upon your HD radio.

2 Refund excludes use not compared with a monthly use devise, reward calm, third-party billing, general charges and compared taxes and Sprint surcharges.

3 “Up to 10x faster” based upon download speed comparison of 3G’s 600 kbps vs. 4G’s 6 Mbps. Industry published 3G avg. speeds (600 kbps-1.7 Mbps); 4G avg. speeds (3-6 Mbps). Actual speeds may change. Sprint 4G currently available in some-more than 45 markets as well as counting, as well as upon select devices. See for sum. Not all services have been available on 4G and coverage might default to 3G/separate network where 4G is taken.


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