Sprint Announces Pricing, Availability For Samsung Epic 4G

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Samsung’s third Galaxy S Android device in the U.S. will launch August 31. The redubbed Epic 4G for Sprint will cost a whopping $249.99 after a $100 MIR. Sheesh.

Starting tomorrow, Sprint customers can reserve the Epic 4G, “while supplies last.” If you happen to reserve one, you must complete the transaction no later than September 1.

Sprint assures potential customers that the Epic 4G will be upgraded to Android 2.2 in the coming months. A list of specs are below:

• Slide-out full QWERTY keyboard
• Android 2.1
• Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor supports amazing 3-D graphics, faster upload and download times and the full richness of HD-like multimedia content
• 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
• Wi-Fi(R) b/g/n
• 1500 mAh removable battery

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