T-Mobile G2 vs Samsung Epic 4G

There are always phones that have similarities and we always try to find out which one is better. That’s why we decided to compare T-Mobile G2 and Samsung Epic 4G.

So, let’s start!


First of all, the dimension and the weight – G2 measures 119.4x61x15.2 mm and weighs 184.3 g, while Epic 4G measures 124x65x14 mm and weighs 155 g.

G2 is equipped with a TFT capacitive touch screen with 16M colors, while Epic 4G has Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 16M colors. As for screen pixel, both phones offer the same resolution of 480×800 pixels. But, Epic 4G has a bit larger screen with 4.0 inches size, while G2 gives you only 3.7 inches.
There can not be any doubts here, Super Amoled is much better than the traditional TFT screen.

As for the camera both the devices feature a 5 MP camera with 2592×1944 pixels, autofocus and LED flash. But Epic 4G offers such features as geo-tagging touch-focus, face and smile detection. Either G2 or Epic 4G capture videos in 720p at 30fps.

Samsung Epic 4G is a CDMA phone that arrives at CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, while T-Mobile G2 is a GSM phone with 3G network, HSDPA at 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA at 2Mbps. Which phone runs a better speed? We see the G2 phone is a bit faster. Other than that technology, both phones offer the same Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, and microUSB v2.0.

Epic 4G is an old phone and runs on an outdated OS Android 2.1, while G2 runs on Android 2.2

Samsung Epic 4G has higher processor clock speed with ARM CortexA8 1GHz processor, while G2 gives you Qualcomm MSM 7230 800 MHz processor. But G2′s processor is a newer generation processor with a smaller chip and conbined with the new GPU. The performance is better than Epic 4G’s processor.

T-Mobile G2 is equipped with 4 GB and 512 MB RAM as to internal memory and 32 GB additional memory through microSD and 8 GBcard included, while Epic 4G has 512 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM and 32 GB external memory only.

T-Mobile G2 offers you 430 hours of standby time and 6 hours and 40 minutes of talk time, while Epic 4G hasn’t confirmed yet how long the phone will survive for everyday use.

After this short comparison we decided that G2 is better and if you want to know more read the full T-Mobile G2 review.

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