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Samsung unveils Galaxy S II

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 13 Feb 2011 23:11

Samsung unveils Galaxy S II Following up their top-selling Galaxy S Android smartphone, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S II today at the Mobile World Congress.
The device is dubbed the "world's thinnest phone" at just 8.49mm, and will feature a large 4.27-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 800x480 resolution. The smartphone will ship with Android 2.3.

Samsung has added an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front-side camera, integrated NFC, Bluetooth 3.0+HS, HSPA+ 24mbps connectivity, and four new "entertainment hubs," music, games, e-reading, and social networking.

Says JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung's Mobile Communications Business (via TS):

In 2011, we will take Samsung's leadership in Speed, Screen and Content to a whole new level. With the GALAXY S II, Samsung wants to set the new standard of quality viewing on mobile, powerful performance, and slim and modern design. GALAXY S II is a natural and powerful evolution of GALAXY S. Building on the phenomenal success of the original Samsung GALAXY S, we are proud to unveil the ultimate smartphone. Consumers no longer have to contain themselves the Samsung GALAXY S II allows them to design their own smart lives.


There is no word on price.

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