Excerpt: With a slightly more appealing (brighter and clearer) AMOLED screen than the Samsung Galaxy S2 , a similar processor, a gaggle of extra apps and a few added perks, the Samsung Epic 4G Touch is a decidedly powerful phone that matches the quality of the Apple iPhone 4S .
Summary: D uring the Mobile World Congress, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S2 (i9100) as a successor to the popular Galaxy S smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S2 is a stylish, slim and light smartphone with a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and a large, clear Super AMOLED Plus LCD screen. The Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, is equipped with an 8 Megapixel digital camera, and can record videos in a Full HD 1080p resolution.
Conclusion: Most of the young users of the mobile phone spend a lot of time in listening to music on their handsets. Therefore, the mobile phone companies are introducing cool music and entertainment features in the latest models. Samsung Galaxy 2 also brings in a good music playback that can play different music files such as MP3/ WAV/ eAAC+. The integrated video playback is also capable of playing different files such as MP4/ H.263/ H.264.
Pros: 3.7 inches AMOLED display, 3G, Wi-FI, 5 MP Camera
Conclusion: Apart from the camera, the music and video features of the phone are also impressive. The music lovers can tune in to the stereo FM with RDS or they can play the integrated music player. The music player can play different formats of music files such as MP3/ WAV/ eAAC+/ AC3/ FLAC, while there is a video play back that can stream MP4/ DivX/ XviD/ WMV/ H.264/ H.263. With DHMI port, you can connect the device with your television to watch movies on High Definition.
Pros: 4.3 inches Super AMOLED plus touch screen, 16/32 GB Internal Memory, 8 MP Camera, 3G, Wi Fi
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S II first went onsale in mid-2011 and quickly became a firm favourite with gadget fans. Six months later, it is still the standard bearer for Android smartphones . In this fast moving world, that’s quite an achievement.
Excerpt: Samsung Galaxy S2 Build The original Galaxy S was famously skinny and light, and at just 8.5mm thick, the Galaxy S2 will be the thinnest smartphone on the market, effortlessly pinching the 9.3mm iPhone 4's crown. The Galaxy S2 will be familiar to those Sammy fans who picked up the original Galaxy S ( to which we gave a glowing review ), with a super-light plastic shell and brilliant AMOLED touchscreen. Click here to launch our gallery of Samsung Galaxy S2 pictures.
Samsung Galaxy S II review: The Samsung Galaxy S II has a superb display and excellent all-round performance
Good Gear Guide.au
26 September 2011
Summary: The Samsung Galaxy S II is without doubt the best Android phone on the market, and may also be the best smartphone on the market, period. The Galaxy S II combines one of the biggest and best screens on the market, with blazing performance, functional, stable software and decent battery life. It has a few minor flaws, but none are enough to deter buyers: this is simply an exceptional smartphone.
Pros: Excellent performance and brilliant display, Ultra-thin and light design, Great multimedia features
Cons: Text hard to read when zoomed out in browser, Plastic battery cover and no camera button, Volume on earpiece could be louder
Samsung Galaxy S II 4G review: 4G flies, but there are better phones on the horizon
Good Gear Guide.au
26 September 2011
Summary: If you desperately need or want 4G connectivity on your phone and live or work in an area that's effectively serviced by Telstra's 4G network, the Galaxy S II 4G's fast data speeds will certainly impress you. However, newer phones like the HTC One X and Samsung's own Galaxy Nexus have better specifications, up to date software and more attractive designs.
Pros: Fast 4G speeds, 4.5in display, Slick performance
Cons: Limited 4G coverage, Screen resolution outdated, Thicker, heavier than 3G model