and used it for less than a week and went out and bought an iPhone 4, too. i think i'll send back the EPIC this week. Sprint 4G is in my community, but the map tells me that it works inside buildings where i live -- it doesn't. i also notice 4G dropping all over the place as i drive around. if i am going to pay for 4G then i'd prefer to actually get it fairly consistently. the battery is much worse than the iPhone 4. i've used the iPhone 4 more the past 4 days and the battery lasts at least another 1/2 day longer than the EPIC (even with 4G turned off). no competition. but the ultimate deciding factor is that the EPIC didn't work more than 20' into the grocery store and i use my cell phone a lot while grocery shopping. at the end of the day, AT&T beat Sprint where i live. give me a different community and i could have kept the EPIC.
i liked it quite a bit. i had turned off TouchWiz and went with the default Android launcher, which i liked much better. i was also using Google Voice almost solely with the EPIC -- fairly nice integration. the screen was gorgeous (not quite iPhone 4 retina display gorgeous, but still the 2nd best around). i was okay with Swype on the virtual keyboard and rarely used the external keyboard. i wish they had a version without the external keyboard because the phone just seems a bit bulky for pockets with the keyboard. that being said, i am sure folks with decent Sprint would love the EPIC.
Loc: Hampstead, MD, USA
What is it with Samsung phones and reception? My last phone was a Samsung and it wasn't all that hot with reception either, but my Moto phone gets calls and data in the middle of our plant where blackberries and iphones struggle. My old Samsung wouldn't get anything out there though, so I'm not entirely sure it was the network causing your issue.
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