Sprint’s Epic Touch 4G to be available first as Samsung Galaxy S II Variant in US; Release Date September 9?
You might be waiting for most anticipated Android beast the Samsung Galaxy S II’s launch in the US, recently the company’s invites for a a press event on August 29 Monday was revealed. But who will be the first in carriers to launch the device in US?. well it seems that Sprint, According to reports, Information received by SprintFeed suggests that the Samsung Galaxy S II will goon sale first on Sprint’s network. The information also reveals the release date for the Sprint’s version of Samsung Galaxy S II as September 9.
Report also says that the Smartphone will be known as Samsung Epic Touch 4G, you may know that the Samsung Epic 4G was the carrier’s second 4G enabled handset and the first 4G model to offer a side sliding QWERTY keyboard. The Epic Touch is a complete touch without QWERTY keyboard and that the name also suggests. Other carriers may take a little more days to make the device available on their network, according to some early report, the Samsung Galaxy S II may only be available from T-Mobile on October 26th, but a few weeks back there was another report that the T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II variant could be released on September 26 and the report was emerged in TmoNews. Although it was expected that Verizon would be the first to release the device in the US, no other leaks or confirmation have been available yet.
Samsung Galaxy S II features a 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen with resolution of 480 x 800, a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm APQ8060 processor with 1GB of RAM. An 8MP camera on back that captures video at 1080p while a front-facing camera takes self-portraits and is useful for video chat. The device has 16GB of storage with a microSD slot that accepts up to 32GB more in storage.
By the way, the confirmation regarding to Sprint’s Samsung Epic Touch 4G is yet to be available and if there is no any other reports that changes things, it seems that Sprints consumers would be the first to taste their most awaited Android device Samsung Galaxy S II in US.