Published on May 4th, 2011 | by Arsalan Mir6
Samsung – Galaxy S II launched
Samsung has announced the launch of GALAXY S II, its flagship Android™-powered smartphone. The Samsung GALAXY S II succeeds Samsung’s best-selling GALAXY S, which sold a record of 14 million units since last year.
The GALAXY S II features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, HSPA+ connectivity providing data transfer of up to 21Mbps, a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen display. At just 8.9mm thick, the new smartphone also presents a powerful evolution in Speed.
The GALAXY S II would continue the success achieved by Samsung in the smartphone market in 2010, to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers. And take Samsung’s leadership in speed, screen and content to a whole new level.
Hee Chang Yee (Samsung Pakistan’s Managing Director)
The GALAXY S II offers exceptional speed in wireless connectivity with the fastest processor using Android™ 2.3 Gingerbread platform, allowing multi-tasking capabilities, high speed video uploads and downloads, with some powerful 3D gaming performance. It includes; HDPA+ connectivity, which provides three times faster data than the typical 3G network; the next-generation dual-band Wi-Fi access (2.4GHz/5GHz); Wi-Fi Direct capability, with wireless data transactions of 300Mbps; and Bluetooth 3.0+HS, which transfers data at 24Mbps.
It weighs just 121g, with an amazing color gamut and lowest power consumption. The screen has more sub-pixels for crystal-clear viewing in more vivid colors. New organic materials present more realistic photos, video playback, and longer battery life. Built on Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz UX technology, the GALAXY S II introduces Live Panel, a customizable home-screen for live web and applications aggregated in a Magazine-like layout; Motion UI, in which the screen lays out in perspective depending on a user’s pull and push.
It offers easy access to Samsung Apps, Social Hub and Readers Hub, social networking (Facebook & me2day) with a collection of magazines, books and newspapers. The Enterprise-Mobility solutions bring the capabilities like; video conferencing, security and virtual workspace. needed for the enterprise users. It also boasts cutting-edge NFC connection (SKT and KT) technologies, an 8 mega-pixel camera and camcorder with 1080p full HD recording and playback, a gyroscopic sensor enabling precise gaming experience, a 1650mAh high capacity battery and the DMB capability.
A little correction: The device is launched internationally. Pakistan launch for Galaxy S II is expected in coming few weeks.