Samsung Galaxy S 2 Review, Tech Specs, Release Date and Pricing

After the phenomenal success of little brother Galaxy S, Samsung announced the much awaited Samsung Galaxy S 2 at MWC 11 (Mobile World Congress 2011). Inspite of having several worthy competitors like N8, Desire, Galaxy S was huge hit. This big brother comes with something extra, lots of new features and amazing hardware specifications which can make it a iPhone 5 killer.

So, here is the review of the specs of the device based on the features announced by Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy S 2 Review

Galaxy S 2 Review


The phone houses a Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor.¬†The Display size has been increased to 4.3″ unlike its Galaxy S having 4.0″ coupled with SUPER AMOLED display panel. However, the resolution is still the same (480×800) which could have been greater for better display. Like every phone today in the market, it even comes with Gorilla glass for scratch resistance display.

The phone is even slimmer than the Galaxy S having dimensions 125.3 in height, 66.1 in width, 8.5 mm thick. Wireless connectivity includes 3G supporting up to 21Mbps, WiFi and the latest Bluetooth 3.0

The camera is what most of the people consider, bundled with an 8MP camera with LED Flash supporting resolution 3264×2448 the phone seriously can replace all digital camera guys. Camera feature includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization like most of the smartphones today in the market.

Photographs are surely remarkable but the cherry on the cake is its video camera. Galaxy S II comes with HD Video recording. It’s just not HD Ready but full HD. Yes, it supports 1080p video recording at 30fps rate. You can catch all your memories and watch them on HDTV.

The Phone comes with optional disk space 16GB / 32GB. It’s always a smart decision to invest in higher capacity along with its powered by dual-core processor, and 1GB RAM.

Samsung Galaxy S 2 Review: Software

The phone comes with Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). The latest version of Android can make the optimize the use of the given hardware specifications.

Samsung Galaxy S 2 Review: Multimedia

It almost supports every file format. That includes MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/ H.264/H.263 player for video playback and MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player for audio playback. It even comes with Audio/Video editor, TV-Out, Digital Compass and Adobe Flash 10.1. S 2 sounds like a perfect phone for web surfing too.

Samsung Galaxy S 2 Review: Battery

The third most important thing comes to battery performance, It comes with 1650mAh battery but as we didn’t get the hands-on battery performance and since it comes with extensive features the battery performance will slightly be lower.

The phone is not released yet but is expected to be made available till Q1 of 2011, mostly April – May 2011.

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