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Why do people call the epic ugly?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jxr94, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. jxr94

    jxr94 Well-Known Member
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  2. vanilla slab

    vanilla slab Newbie

    Honestly after looking at the Evo so much and getting used to playing with it and how much of the phone the screen takes up we just got to Its sexy look so when the Epic came along it was WAY different so people were like UGH ugly, but by now I really do think that it also looks very sexy
     
  3. Mistiq

    Mistiq Well-Known Member

    Hmmmm....... I'd have to agree that after lusting for the EVO, the Epic was sort of a disappointment aesthetically. It doesn't stand out to me in any way, so it's just back to the ranks of a typical phone to me. I normally prefer function over form anyway, so it's not a big deal.

    It only bothers me just a little because I thought with the EVO I finally found a phone that had both form and Function but then the Epic came along and I was like oh well.
     
  4. Eazail70x7

    Eazail70x7 Android Expert

    The Epic looks sexy in my book.
     
  5. Adrift

    Adrift Android Enthusiast

    Like many reviers have said, the way the glass front looks completely black, so black that you cannot make out the outline of the screen makes it look pretty imposing. In this case imposing = awesome.
     
  6. MissJennell

    MissJennell Android Enthusiast

    I think it looks sexy as hell! I can't wait to get it in my hands and fondle it a little!
     
  7. Adrift

    Adrift Android Enthusiast

    One lucky phone :p
     
  8. SporkLover

    SporkLover Android Enthusiast

    Looks are subjective. That's why.
     
  9. gme109

    gme109 Android Enthusiast

    By no means is it the best looking phone, but I'd say its far from ugly.
    I think the iPhone looks better, but who wants a phone with breakable glass on BOTH sides?
     
  10. kingme23

    kingme23 Newbie

    IMO I find it cheap looking (actually, I find all slider phones cheap looking not just this one). I don't like form factor, it just reminds me of a slider phone that a teenager would use. Plus I hate how Samsung puts their logo smack between the screen and the capacitive buttons, the less intrusive the better a la the HTC logo on the evo being small and in the top corner. I don't think the phone is ugly perse, just not that attractive.
     
  11. koolhand79

    koolhand79 Well-Known Member

    Because people have opinions and different tastes. I like the way the Epic looks, but then again i don't really care about what the phone looks like.
     
  12. SebastianX

    SebastianX Android Enthusiast

    Because they haven't looked in the mirror lately.
     
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  13. It's not as you say "so black". You can always make out the screen- it's dark blue. Just like in the pics. It's more apparent the blue in person. Y'know, only speaking as a Samsung Vibrant owner with the same screen.

    The Epic looks generic. PLAIN and simple- not in a good way. ;)
     
  14. SebastianX

    SebastianX Android Enthusiast

    What's the matter Mr. Coke? Need a new plan of attack vs the Epic?
     
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  15. Adrift

    Adrift Android Enthusiast


    Hey, thats cool. You don't like the apperance of the Epic. End of story, let's not take this any farther. Thank You.
     
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  16. ub3r-l33ch

    ub3r-l33ch Member

    Why does anyone care what other people are saying about the phone's looks? If you like the phone just buy the damn thing. Stop caring so much about what other people think or say.
     
  17. kit_kit

    kit_kit Lurker

    In the picture,you can see that Htc screen is a bit white when it is off. Any idea why is that so? Htc uses Samsung's LCD screens,but I don't understand why htc phones's screens are like that.

    Anyway,I prefer Samsung Epic over evo.It is packed with more features. Design don't really matter to me that much too. Epic's design looks okay to me,if not great.
     
  18. pjy9394

    pjy9394 Newbie

    I think Samsung did that to make sure people don't hit the buttons by accident when theyre trying to hit something on the bottom of the screen.
    Thats a good idea to me.
     
  19. kingme23

    kingme23 Newbie

    But that's the thing, they do it with all their phones not just this one. I don't think hitting the buttons by accident is a problem for anyone. Look at all the other touchscreens, Evo, Nexus, Droid, etc none of them have a logo or anything separating the screen and buttons and I've never heard anyone complain about accidentally hitting the wrong thing.
     
  20. dbpaddler

    dbpaddler Android Expert

    Maybe the screen will grow those extra .3" then...
     
  21. Eazail70x7

    Eazail70x7 Android Expert

    I have. In fact, when playing some games I still accidently hit a button on my Moment. Its rare though...
     
  22. mrvirginia

    mrvirginia Android Expert

    Evo owner here since launch day and i think the Epic is very sexy lol
    i need to see the thickness in person though.

    what will cause me to pick one up (alongside my Evo), though, is dev support and how quickly it's updated to 2.2. so i'd say November-ish is when i'll own one, depending on my first impressions of it in store
     
  23. gotthelife4u

    gotthelife4u Newbie

    I think the Epic is a nice looking phone. I like the curves. It looks like it will be easily pocketable. I also like that the Epic looks less like an Iphone compared to the Vibrant.
     
  24. Yeah, thanks for the dose of sanity.
    What's with a couple guys taking offense to someone else's personal opinion? Grow up people, it's not a personal attack and meant to hurt your feelings, jeesh. :eek:
     
  25. Nightfury82

    Nightfury82 Newbie

    Exciting. Elegant. Epic.
     

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