Summary: Of the new crop of superphones on T-Mobile's network, the $229 Samsung Galaxy S II is the most compelling. Not only does it serve up bleeding-edge performance and feature a lovely Super AMOLED Plus display, it also offers incredible endurance.
Review of the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch (Sprint)
12 October 2011
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch is provides Sprint customers with a great choice for an Android device. The beautiful display, excellent camera and super snappy operation make it a real pleasure to use. Is it better than the Photon 4G? The general answer is, "Yes.
Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile review: A dragon's heir
11 October 2011
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy S II for T-Mobile is priced at $229.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate. Of course, you will also need a two-year contract with the magenta colored wireless provider in order to qualify for the above price.
Cons: No dedicated camera key, Slim body has poor grip when taking pictures, No FM radio
Excerpt: The Galaxy S2 is possibly the best smart phone on the market today. Performance is snappy and predictable and the display is unmatched in depth and color. It also has some clever UI features that make navigation easy and simple.
Samsung Epic 4G Touch – an epic addition to Sprint’s smartphones fleet – specs review
5 October 2011
Conclusion: The price will be set accordingly, though – this is a very expensive phone, especially compared with the slightly less features, but still great competition. However, if you want the absolute best smartphone money can buy AND you like Sprint’s network, this is an excellent choice for a smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T review: A legend reborn
2 October 2011
Conclusion: When the original Samsung Galaxy S II entered the scene five months ago, it blew its entire Android competition out of the water. The race wasn’t even close – the droid was not in a mood to take any prisoners.
Pros: Quad-band GSM and quad-band 3G support, 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support, 4.3" 16M-color Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution, Android OS v2.3.4 with TouchWiz 4 launcher, 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, Exynos chipset, 1GB of RAM,...
Cons: All-plastic body, No dedicated camera key, Super slim body has poor grip when taking pictures, Non-hot-swappable microSD card
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy S II on AT&T has earned our Editor's Choice thanks to its combo of a large and beautiful Super AMOLED Plus display, the fastest CPU in a smartphone and snappy HSPA+ 4G data speeds with wide coverage over the US.
Pros: Extremely fast CPU, HSPA+ 4G, super-vivid Super AMOLED Plus display.
Cons: We wish it had a qHD resolution display, average looks.
Excerpt: We've waited, waited, and waited some more, and roughly seven months after the international announcement, Samsung's Galaxy S II series has arrived in the States. Coming on October 2nd, AT&T's version is the Galaxy S II , and it offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core Exynos processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus...