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Samsung Epic 4G / Samsung Galaxy S Pro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 578 reviews of Samsung Epic 4G / Samsung Galaxy S Pro. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The screen and usability are also appreciated, whereas the size and battery get mixed views. Many are negative about the GPS navigation.

performance, usability, screen, portability, design

GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Epic 4G / Samsung Galaxy S Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Epic 4G / Samsung Galaxy S Pro

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 368 user reviews of Samsung Epic 4G / Samsung Galaxy S Pro from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price and screen. The portability and usability also get good feedback. Comments about the size and battery are mixed. Many are negative about the GPS navigation.

performance, usability, portability, screen, price

GPS navigation

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Epic 4G Android Phone (Sprint)Samsung Epic 4G Android Phone (Sprint)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Steve Chippy Paine (notebookcheck.net)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S W700N Tablet 2-in-1 Review

 

Super AMOLED style. The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a smart 12-inch tablet that comes with a usable keyboard good battery life and an impressive screen.

stylish, compact design ; good keyboard included ; fast SSD ; good cameras ; impressive screen ; great battery life

screen can be a power drain at times ; one USB-C port for data and charging ; some CPU throttling under heavy load

The AMOLED screen on the Galaxy TabPro S is the key feature here. It's bright and punchy and if you're careful you can get impressive efficiency from it. Style plays a big role too. Don't ignore the fact that there's only a single charge/data port on...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Jacob Schulman (engadget.com)

Samsung Galaxy Pro review

 

In a world of smartphones with ever-increasing screen sizes and disappearing physical keyboards, the candybar form factor is becoming rarer and rarer.

Battery life gets through the day ; Thin, compact device ; Good call quality

Confusing physical keyboard layout ; Small, low resolution screen ; Poor camera quality

May, 2011

Expert review by: Christopher Null (wired.com)

Review: Samsung Epic 4G

 

Just say "no" to be being an iClone. Get a device with an open OS, lightning fast data connectivity and a network that won't drop...

Glorious display — extremely bright and crisp. Feature-laden; literally lacking nothing that a state-of-the-art handset ought to have

Battery life is substandard. Keyboard is too flat for easy typing

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Ginny Mies (pcworld.com)

Samsung Epic 4G

 

Editor's Note: The Epic 4G's score has been adjusted since the original review as it has not yet received the Android 2.2 Froyo update. We'll adjust the score once it receives the update.

The standout of the Galaxy S phones, the Epic 4G offers some enticing features like a physical keyboard, front-facing camera and 4G network support.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

Samsung Epic 4G (Sprint)

 

How do you top one of the best smart phones ever made? That's the epic feat facing the Epic 4G, the priciest device yet in Samsung's Galaxy S family ($249) and the second smart phone for Sprint that taps into the carrier's growing 4G data network. This...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Chris Ziegler (engadget.com)

Epic 4G review

 

Of the seemingly countless variants of the Galaxy S that Samsung's in the process of deploying around the globe, one stands out in a couple very unique (and important) ways: Sprint's Epic 4G. The Epic hangs on to a couple of the Galaxy line's most...

Amazing display ; Fast -- both the processor and the data ; Solid camera performance

Keyboard could be better ; Samsung's UI customizations are an annoyance ; 50 more than EVO is a tough sell

Aug, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Mark Spoonauer (laptopmag.com)

Samsung Epic 4G

 

A fantastic keyboard, 4G data capability, and a jaw-dropping display make this Android phone worth the premium.

With the arrival of the Samsung Epic 4G, Sprint now has the best one-two smart phone punch of any carrier. The Evo 4G is great for those who don't need a physical keybord and want perks like HDMI output and a built-in kickstand. It also has a more...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Nicole Lee (cnet.com)

Samsung Epic 4G (Sprint) review

 

Editors' note, August 18, 2010 : Upon further analysis, we have upgraded the rating of the Samsung Epic 4G to 8.7.

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-Fi...

The Samsung Epic 4G is the bulkiest of the Galaxy S phones and also the priciest. It also requires a costly data plan.

The Samsung Epic 4G is a multimedia powerhouse with features the other Galaxy S phones don't have. Unfortunately, it comes with a big price tag.

Aug, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Samsung Epic 4G (Sprint)

 

Almost passive-aggressively, Samsung seems to have sabotaged the four important touch buttons below the screen. When they're not lit up, they disappear and become impossible to press; you have to tap on the screen to light them up while you're in the...

Gorgeous screen. Big, comfortable keyboard. Fast. Great video support. WiMAX 4G

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 Sprint's top keyboarded smartphone, and it's the right choice for power users who like physical buttons.

Expert review by: Review Crew (reviewboard.com)

Samsung Epic 4G Cell Phone Review

 

Out of all the phones in the Samsung Galaxy S series, the Epic 4G strikes us as the most desirable for power users. Like all Galaxy S phones, the Epic ...

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:5200
Battery life (max):10

Camera

Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera:N

Design

Color of product:White
Device type:Full-size tablet
Form Factor:Clamshell

Display

Display Diagonal:12
Display Resolution:2160 x 1440
Display Technology:Super AMOLED

Memory

Internal memory:4

Networking

3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:UMTS,WCDMA
4G:Y
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1
Dual SIM support:N
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Keyboard supplied:Y

Performance

Ambient light sensor:Y
Audio formats supported:AAC,FLAC,M4A,MP3,WAV,WMA
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Video formats supported:MP4,WMV

Ports & interfaces

Headphone out:Y
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Processor cores:2
Processor frequency:2

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home
Platform:Windows

Storage

Internal storage capacity:128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.248
Height:7.83
Weight:24.6
Width:11.4
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