Summary: With venerable specs, including a terrific camera and large, beautiful screen, the Samsung Galaxy S II is holding true to its claim to fame as the everyman's high-end Android phone.
Pros: The Samsung Galaxy S II has a large, beautiful 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a great 8-megapixel camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and 16GB built-in storage.
Cons: U.S. Cellular's Samsung Galaxy S II has a slower network. It's significantly pricier than other handsets in the carrier's lineup.
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: If you live in an area that gets AT&T's LTE network, we highly recommend the powerful and beautiful Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket.
Pros: The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket has a beautiful 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display along with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, an NFC chip, and support for AT&T's LTE network. It ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and has an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capture and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Cons: AT&T's LTE network is only available in a few cities at the time of the Skyrocket's launch, it has a somewhat cheap, plastic feel, and you can't remove bloatware.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S II 4G review: 4G flies, but there are better phones on the horizon
Good Gear Guide.au
18 October 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Cons: Limited 4G coverage, Screen resolution outdated, Thicker, heavier than 3G model
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
Summary: With its dual-core processor, vibrant display, and great performance, the sleek and powerful Samsung Galaxy S II rises as AT&T's top Android smartphone.
Pros: The Samsung Galaxy S II boasts a beautiful display and a thin design. With a dual-core processor, the Gingerbread device delivers fast performance, as well as good battery life. Camera quality is excellent.