The 4G QWERTY Super AMOLED touchscreen, Android Samsung Epic 4G has a release dat August 31 at 8:00 am with online reservations starting August 13 as well as a limited number of pre-orders at RadioShack . It will be the first 4G smartphone for Samsung Media Hub movies/video, offer DLNA media sharing,
The Samsung Epic 4G features a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird with 3-D graphics, 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, power LED flash, front-facing VGA camera , Mobile Hotspot capability Wi-Fi b/g/n and 1500 mAh removable battery.
When Samsung Media Hub launches on Samsung Epic 4G, it will be the first and only 4G handset to feature a video store with movies and TV shows available for purchase or rental and video content set up for an HD-like entertainment experience on a handset screen. With 4G from Sprint, users will be able to get turbo-charged downloads of a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
Samsung Epic 4G will also share user-generated video content with other devices thanks to Samsung’s exclusive AllShare service. AllShare wirelessly shares stored music, pictures and HD video to other DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certified(TM) home electronics, including HDTVs, monitors, digital cameras, printers and more. Through AllShare, users will be able to capture moments with the phone’s camera and camcorder and wirelessly show them to friends or family on their DLNA-certified HDTV or download music from a PC to Samsung Epic 4G and take it on the road.The Samsung Epic 4G costs $249.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement, after a $100 mail-in rebate (taxes excluded).