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Sprint Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch Launching September 16th

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Tonight is the big night and it has started off with an absolute bang. All three major U.S. carriers that were expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy S II did announce the Samsung Galaxy S II and Sprint will be taking the cake as the first provider to launch the device. The Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch will launch on September 16th and it will cost a grand total of $199 after a new two year contract.

The device is exactly what we told you about earlier. A dual-core powered beast with a 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus display.

For those of you that are interested, the device is going to be going up for pre-order today in participating Sprint stores. You’ll have to put $50 down for a Sprint gift card and you’ll also be put on a Device Wait List so that you can waltz in and grab one on September 16th.

Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch

Here are the official Epic 4G Touch specs:

  • Dual cameras: 8MP, rear-facing camera/camcorder with auto-focus and flash that shoots video in 1080p HD high profile and 2MP, front-facing camera ideal for self-portraits or video chat
  • 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capable, supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices on the Sprint 3G or 4G network
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/a capable
  • Visual Voicemail
  • Enterprise functionality provides support for exchange device management policies, offers increased security of data and services and enables mobile conferencing while on the go
  • 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus Display
  • 0.38 inches thick
  • 1.2GHz Samsung Exynos dual-core processor

How does it look from your end? Anyone going to be picking one up?

5 Comments

  1. Ktulu842

    08/30/2011 at 11:02 pm

    .38 mm thick?

  2. BrianB13

    08/31/2011 at 4:43 am

    I will consider it but will wait until the other phones that are due out in September and October before making a decision.  I still want dual core 4G LTE.  It’s really difficult to jump at the first high end phone coming out when several more will be coming out.  I guess its alright for those who are impatient and just can’t wait and are willing to put up with a Wimax network that is less than stellar.  

  3. John Lessnau

    10/01/2011 at 1:46 pm

    Why get this phone on a two year contract when it will not be able to use Sprint’s LTE network next year?

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