Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket, also known as Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, is available on contracts and you can buy it outright without a contract as well. The phone was announced in October, 2011, and it was launched in November that year. Here are the Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket specs.
Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket can operate on 2G, 3G and 4G Networks. It supports GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 frequencies, HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 frequencies and LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 frequencies. The phone measures 129.8 mm by 68.8 mm by 9.5 mm and weighs 130.5 g or 4.59 oz. It has a Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touch-screen that supports 16M colours and has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels with a pixel per index count of 207 on the 4.5 inches display.
Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket supports multi-touch functions through TouchWiz UI v4.0. It has vibration alerts, MP3 and WAV ringtones, a loudspeaker and a universal 3.5 mm jack. You get 1 GB RAM preloaded into the phone and 16 GB internal storage. You can increase the storage capacity of the phone with the memory card slot supporting microSD storage of up to 32 GB. The phone supports GPRS and EDGE. You can enjoy up to 21 Mbps on HSDPA connections and 5.76 Mbps on HSUPA connections. There is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0 + HS, NFC and a microUSB v2.0 port.
Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket comes with an 8 MP camera that has autofocus and LED flash, supports geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilization. The primary camera has video recording at 1080p at about 30 frames per second. There is a secondary 2 MP camera as well.
Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket comes preloaded with Android v2.3.5 Gingerbread operating system which you can upgrade from to v4.1.2, Jelly Bean. Inside, the phone comes with a Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset, a dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion processor and an Adreno 220 graphics accelerator. There is an accelerometer, gyro and proximity sensors and a compass. The phone supports all kinds of texting and mails, internet browsing, GPS support and Java compatibility. The phone doesn’t have a radio.
Available in white and black, Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket has a dedicated mic that has active noise cancellation. You do get all standard accessories and features such as organizers, image cum video editors, Google Search, Maps and Mail along with Calendar, YouTube and Google Talk.
Samsung Galaxy 2 Skyrocket comes with a Li-Ion 1850 mAh battery that has a standby capacity of up to 256 hours and supports talk-time of up to 7 hours.