Summary: This phone may be aging, but if you're going the pre-paid route like I did (Virgin Mobile, specifically), this is a very good way to go. With a relatively light weight and slim profile, it fits nicely in my pocket. The glass touch screen delivers a vibrant display, and optional live backgrounds add to a modern, attractive aesthetic.
Excerpt: The samsung galaxy s2 is a very problematic phone. It has a lot of problems. The battery life is very poor. Battery charging takes a lot of time The GPS didn't work from day one. The GPS keeps on searching.
Pros: Great Design , bright display, Great UI, External storage
Cons: GPS doesn't lock. This is a problem with many samsung phones, No updates or very slower updates, poor battery life. Keep a mobile charger if you are going on a long trip
Summary: It is an excellent phone, although I could not use some functions because they are made for Sprint subscribers, as I am in a different country I can't use these specifically made function for Sprint subscribers
Summary: This phone runs great! I upgraded from the LG Optimus and immediately the screen size was a huge difference. Finding a case can be a bit difficult. (Look for Model # S959G) (At&T, and Verizon have other versions of this phone with none compatible cases for this phone.) Also, the battery life can be a drain. Install a WiFi toggle and a Data toggle asap. Maybe a battery manager as well. That way the battery will last much longer.
Summary: the quality of the phone is amazing, its fast its voic activated fast internet good batery life the only thing that i want consumers to be aware of by purchasing the phone from a company outside of tmobil your phone wont have insurance on it. What happended to me is i dropped the phone and the screen shattered and i dont have insurance so i have to pay out of pocket to get the screen fixed and tmobil wont give you insurance due to you buying the phone from an outside...