Review: Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch is the best Sprint Android phone of 2011
18 November 2014
Excerpt: It’s been awhile since I reviewed an Android device, so let’s jump right to the point. The is the best Android phone of 2011. At least for another week (maybe less). We often joke that new Android phones come out every week, but next week happens to be special. Google and Samsung are ...
Conclusion: Our main complaint about the S2 is the build. It’s doesn’t feel premium. Other than that, this device is indeed worthy of being Samsung's flagship device. Combining top-notch connectivity with one of the best screens available on a smartphone, and backed by a powerful dual-core processor and 1 GB of...
Pros: Glorious screen, thin body, great performance, Good battery performance, Fast Exynos processor coupled with a good Mali-400 GPU, HDMI out via MHL, Good camera/video mode
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.
Samsung Galaxy S II Review: T-Mobile’s Best Android Smartphone
28 October 2011
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S II pulls out all the stops, offering virtually every feature a smartphone shopper is looking for. T-Mobile's version of this Android device has a 1.5 GHz[...]
Pros: Large, bright display, Fast performance, Excellent voice quality, Good external speaker, Very good camera, Good battery life
Cons: Almost too large to comfortably fit in my pocket, Some jaggy edges on the homescreen and application launcher, Back cover difficult to remove if you need to swap out SIM or microSD cards, Disappointing navigational experience (though I suspect a problem with the loaner phone)
Conclusion: It’s a fantastic phone that has been cleverly created to stay relatively up-to-date in the near-future, with a high-speed dual-core processor, wireless syncing to your computer and the very latest version of Android.
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.