REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy S II Android 2.3/Gingerbread Smartphone [with Video]
17 May 2011
Excerpt: Samsung's new and eagerly awaited Android smartphone, the Galaxy S II / GT-I9100 , was one of the highlights at the recent Mobile World Congress where Samsung showed it the first time. It is Samsung's first dual-core Android smartphone which runs on Android 2.3 / Gingerbread and which is powered by Samsung's own Exynos dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 SoC CPU at 1.2 GHz. This makes the device one of the fast Android smartphones available today.
PHOTOVIEW: Samsung Galaxy S II Dual-Core Android Smartphone
17 May 2011
Excerpt: The new Samsung Galaxy S II / GT-I9100 , which follows last year's launched Samsung Galaxy S , is Samsung's first dual-core Android smartphone. Running on Android 2.3 / Gingerbread , the Galaxy S II is powered by a Samsung Exynos dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 SoC CPU at 1.2 GHz. It supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as quadband UMTS/HSDPA (up to 21 Mbps)/HSUPA (up to 5.7 Mbps) at 850/900/1900/2100 MHz.
Summary: The Samsung Galaxy S II is impressive, what sets it apart from the competition is the impressive Super AMOLED Plus display and its snappy dual core 1.2 GHz processor. If you are in the market for a new smartphone or a new Android device, then we would definitely recommend you take a look at the new Samsung Galaxy S II, we suspect that Samsung’s latest Android handset is going to be even more of a success for the company than the original Galaxy S, have a look at our...
Excerpt: In 2010, Samsung came to the market in a big way with the Galaxy S series of devices. All products that wore this badge featured similar specs: a 4.0″ Super AMOLED display powered by a 1GHz Hummingbird CPU with 512MB of RAM. We saw the Galaxy S as the Verizon Fascinate, Samsung Captivate, and many others.
Pros: + Extremely thin and light
Cons: - Battery life is below average (can be rectified by overriding automatic brightness)
Summary: The speaker is loud and does not differ from that of Galaxy S. If you liked this parameter in the first Galaxy the second one should also do fine. The vibro is weak and it is not always heard from inside the clothes.
I like the phone without any reservations. Technologically, it is the best offering on the market.
Summary: Here we come with Samsung Gallaxy S II Review, Samsung Gallaxy S II is of the most popular Android handsets to date carries a burden of expectation almost as sizable as its 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen. It promises to be thinner, lighter, and faster than the Galaxy S that preceded it, while garnishing Android 2.3.3 with a set of TouchWiz customizations that might actually enhance, rather than hinder, the user experience.
Pros: Very good display, Elegant design, TouchWiz 4.0 user interface, High-quality full HD video recordings, Great performance
Cons: No dedicated key for turning the camera on, Poor photo quality in low lighting
Excerpt: . This is the final version of the review so now you can get a comprehensive look at all the aspects of the phone. Certain parts from the preview remain unaltered some however were supplemented or extended.
Conclusion: The of the Samsung Galaxy S II is pretty good – the earpiece won’t blow your mind away, but is still strong and pretty clear, something to be expected on such a high-end device. The noise-canceling microphones didn’t disappoint our listeners on the other side, weeding out parasitic noises. We were worried that the 1.2GHz processor will have issues. Samsung has done a good job optimizing the chipset, though.
Pros: Significantly improved Super AMOLED Plus display, The best handset for recording and watching Full HD video, The dual-core Exynos chipset meets and exceeds the benchmarks in its peer group, Future-proof collection of connectivity options, Thin and light
Cons: Design could be a bit more differentiating, Motion sensor-powered gestures could see more practical usage
Samsung Galaxy S II Review Roundup: Slim, Speedy, And Smart
1 May 2011
Excerpt: To say the Galaxy S II has a lot to live up to would be a drastic understatement. Its predecessor, the Galaxy S, was one of the , though it certainly wasn't without its shortcomings (*cough* TouchWiz *cough*). But with an even better display, a slimmer profile, a better camera, and - gasp - a new version of Samsung's custom UI, the Galaxy S II aims to patch over its antecedent's few flaws in addition to mixing in some new magic. So how does it fare?