While Motorola Droid Bionic has hit the market recently on Verizon, Samsung's competitor for iPhone 5 - Galaxy S2 Epic Touch 4G - was launched by Sprint on Friday.
Both these Android-powered super phones claim to have high-end software and hardware specifications. While the Droid Bionic is priced at $299.99 on a two year contract with Verizon, Sprint's Epic Touch 4 G is available for $199.99 on a two-year contract.
Here is a list of reasons which shows the superiority of Galaxy Epic Touch 4G over Droid Bionic.
Size: Galaxy S2 Epic Touch 4G comes with 129.5 x 68.6 x 9.6 mm dimension and weighs at 129g. Droid Bionic features 127.5 x 66.9 x 11 mm and weighs 158.8 g.
Display: Epic Touch 4G version of Sprint has 4.52-inch display screen compared to Droid Bionic's 4.3-inch screen. Samsung smartphones come with Super AMOLED Plus display feature, while Droid Bionic has qHD display. The Super AMOLED Plus displays bring along very highly saturated colors and can produce very dark, rich, black levels. The viewing angle in AMOLED display is much wider compared to qHD LCD display.
Pricing: Epic Touch 4G is priced at $100 less than Droid Bionic. Many other retail giants are offering the phone at a much cheaper price compared to Droid Bionic.
NFC support: The Epic Touch 4G comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) support, whereas Droid Bionic lacks this feature. NFC enables data to be exchanged wirelessly, which lets you pay for goods, download music and swap photos, store electronic tickets and business cards using mobile phone.
Unlimited Data Plan: Droid Bionic has 4G LTE network, but it offers tired data plan which limits the consumer's data consumption. According to Nielsen Co.'s analysis, data hungry consumers are on rise.
AT&T remains cheaper at the low end, whereas Verizon is cheaper at the higher end. AT&T is cheaper at the low end, whereas Verizon is cheap at the higher end. Sprint is the last carrier to offer unlimited data plans.
Epic 4G Touch comes combined with Sprint's truly unlimited data plans. It gives Sprint customers a powerful Internet and multimedia phone that can easily hold on its own with the best on other carriers.
Thinness: Epic Touch 4G is 1 mm thinner than Droid Bionic, reports J.D. Power and Associates.
Equal Specs: Droid Bionic and Galaxy S2, both come with 1 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, 1080p video capture support, 8-megapixel camera and powerful battery to uphold the 4G speed.
Epic 4G has a faster dual-core processor compared to Droid Bionic's 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP4430 chipset processor.