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What's with the ridiculously long name??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Sportster, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Sportster

    Sportster Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    The Samsung Galaxy SII Epic 4g Touch....why the long name on this phone? Sounds like a hybrid of two phones in one. Do they like making things confusing??
     

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  2. its the Epic 4g Touch a hybrid of the samsung galaxy s2
     
  3. apinkel

    apinkel Android Enthusiast

    I just call it the Epic Touch... but I agree... that is a ridiculously long name.
     
  4. uminchu

    uminchu Android Enthusiast

    In a word, marketing.
     
  5. mitchedo

    mitchedo Member

    Rumor has it that "Within" was specifically mentioned in a rumored lawsuit by a very short-sighted company jealously guarding their market share.

    The rest, I reckon, combines the name recognition of the Galaxy SII (good marketing) with the name recognition of the Epic (not so good marketing). I suppose the marketing dweebs wanted to carry on the Epic name, for whatever reason. I looked at the Epic before buying my Photon, and dismissed it. My son has the Epic Touch, and I'm a bit jealous. I'm old, and I can almost use the phone without my glasses. That screen is humongous. ...though the whites look a bit dingy next to my Photon. (as I look for reasons to bag on it to make myself feel better).
     
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