Samsung Galaxy SII was announced in February 2011 and was later released in April the same year. It is a GSM phone that is compatible with 2G and 3G networks. On 2G, it can run on GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 frequencies and on 3G it can run on HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 bands. Here are the complete Samsung Galaxy SII specs.
Samsung Galaxy SII weighs about 116 grams or 4.09 oz and measures 125.3 mm by 66.1 mm by 8.5 mm. It sports a Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touch-screen with support for 16M colours. The 4.3 inches display has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, pegging its pixel density at 217 ppi. The display supports multi-touch and has a protective casing of Corning Gorilla Glass.
Features and Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S II offers vibration alerts, MP3 and WAV ringtones, a loudspeaker, a universal 3.5 mm jack, has a memory card slot offering a capacity of up to 32 GB. 8 GB of external storage is included in the box. There is an internal memory of 16 GB and 1 GB RAM. You get Class 12 GPRS (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps, and Class 12 EDGE. On HSDPA connections, you can get a speed of up to 21 Mbps and on HSUPA connections you would get about 5.76 Mbps. You also get WLAN connectivity, Bluetooth v3.0, a microUSB v2.0 port and optional NFC.
Samsung Galaxy S II has a primary 8 MP camera with autofocus, geo tagging, LED flash, touch focus, image stabilisation and face and smile detection. The camera can record videos at 1080p at 30 frames per second. There is also a secondary 2 MP camera.
Operation and System
Samsung Galaxy S II is powered by Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) which you can upgrade from and get v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or opt for Android v4.1 Jelly Bean. Inside, there is an Exynos 4210 chipset, a dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 processor and a Mali-400 graphics accelerator. The phone has gyro sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor and a compass. You get all forms of messaging and mails, HTML browsing, Adobe Flash, GPS and JAVA along with stereo FM radio with RDS.
Available in white, black and pink, Samsung Galaxy SII supports all formats of audio and video playbacks, all essential tools and accessories. Sporting a Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery Samsung Galaxy SII offers up to 710 hours of standby on 2G and up to 610 hours of standby on 3G. It offers around 18 hours of talk-time on 2G and more than 8 hours of talk-time on 3G.