Conclusion: Like every other Android device on the market, you have to manage data and power consumption. There are a number of widgets and apps available in the Android Market to help you do that. But even at that, I found myself charging this beauty an average of 3-4 times a day.
Excerpt: Samsung promises that the Galaxy S II is thinner, lighter, and faster than the Galaxy S. They were able to make that correct with the Galaxy S II. The Galaxy S III runs Android 2.3 with TouchWiz. This phone is similar to the Galaxy S but much more powerful. Read on for all of the juicy details.
Excerpt: When Samsung introduced its trio of Galaxy S II phones this fall, its initial offering for AT&T was a little weak. It "only" had a 4.3-inch screen, while its Sprint and T-Mobile siblings had a 4.5-inch display.
Meizu MX vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – the underdog that can actually beat the current champion
17 December 2011
Conclusion: As you can see, the Meizu MX is pretty much equal to the Galaxy S2, and it’s even a bit faster with the updated Exynos platform, but here’s the kicker: while the GS2 still costs about $800 unlocked and without a contract, the Meizu MX will start reselling for $470, which is quite a lot cheaper.
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket review: Aiming for the stars
17 November 2011
Conclusion: With the addition of an LTE enabled Galaxy S II to the U.S., Samsung has literally a version for every possible taste out there. The Galaxy S II Skyrocket however, is clearly the best equipped for the future with its spanking new radio on board.
Cons: No dedicated camera key, No NFC support out of the box (a future update should address this issue), WVGA screen resolution is not on par with the rest of the competition in this class
Summary: Samsung’s Epic 4G for Sprint was one of the best smartphones of all time, and now the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch looks to pick up right where its predecessor left off. This $199 device loses the physical keyboard but gains a much larger display (4.5 inches vs.
Pros: Amazingly fast performance all around, High quality camera and camcorder with 1080p, Good call quality and battery life, 4.5” Super AMOLED Plus is easy on the eyes, Just 9.6mm thin and 4.5oz light
Cons: WVGA display resolution, resulting in 206 ppi, No dedicated camera key and small volume rocker, TouchWiz doesn’t hurt the phone’s performance, but we could do without it
Excerpt: Aaron takes an in-depth look at the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket , one of AT&T's two initial 4G LTE devices. Complete with a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 8-megapixel shooter with 1080p HD recording capabilities, a front-facing camera for video calling, and...
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is an excellent smartphone. If you're in an LTE area and are in the market for a new phone, go get one. The Super AMOLED Plus display is livin' large here, and we enjoy it despite the old school resolution.
Pros: Extremely fast LTE speeds, colorful display, good battery life by LTE standards.
Cons: AT&T's LTE coverage footprint is in its infancy, 800 x 480 resolution is getting old.