Summary: As with the Samsung Galaxy S II on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, there's a lot to like about U.S. Cellular's version. This $179 device has a gorgeous AMOLED display, speedy processor and a quality camera.
Conclusion: The Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Samsung Galaxy S II is a nice one. Regular, non-techie users don’t miss anything significant, but geeks and techies will drool over a number of improvements.
Excerpt: T-Mobile's version of the Galaxy is fast, brilliant and slim. This phone packs in plenty of preloaded apps (Netflix, Slacker, Samsung basics, T-Mobile basics and more), and its Touchwiz overlay allows for seven home screens with quick settings for connections on the notification drawer.
Pros: Very responsive touch screen, Good picture, video, and call quality, Casing and battery are easy to remove, Thorough instruction manual
Cons: Small screen compared to phone area, No HDMI port, Big, heavy design
Excerpt: The AT&T Samsung Galaxy is extremely thin and lightweight — consumer testers commented on how comfortable it was to hold, as well as to text and type with. Picture and video quality were first rate (It boasts an 8-megapixel main camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera) and the 4.3-inch Super...
Pros: 4G and worldphone capabilities, Very good picture and video quality, Brilliant display, Thin, light design, Casing and battery are relatively easy to remove
Cons: Relatively short battery life, Call quality is just OK, Bulky design
Samsung Galaxy S 2 (International) Review - The Best, Redefined
11 February 2012
Conclusion: It’s always difficult to sum up a device like the SGS2, because this is such a major launch and so much has already been written and discovered about the phone. I find myself again thinking back to how long it’s been since we first played with the SGS2 at MWC and just how far the device has come.
Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G: Affordable LTE, but bundled with bloatware
5 February 2012
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G, which debuted at CES 2012 , is a contract-free smartphone that runs on MetroPCS's 4G LTE network. At $250 without a contract (as of January 30, 2012), the Attain is one of the most budget-friendly LTE phones currently available.
Summary: The S II was a technological marvel when it first came out. That's closing in on a year ago now, but the phone is still one of the top phones out there. With a chipset that puts most phones – and tablets – to shame, enough RAM and ROM to not cause any of the typical low-end Android phone issues, a...