Samsung Launches GALAXY S II Smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has announced the launch of GALAXY S II, its flagship Android™-powered smartphone. The Samsung GALAXY S II succeeds Samsung’s best-selling GALAXY S, which sold a record of 14 million units since last year.

The GALAXY S II features

  • 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • HSPA+ connectivity providing data transfer of up to 21Mbps
  • 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen display.
  • Just 8.9mm thick
  • Android™ 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 8 Mega Pixel Camera
  • Camcorder with 1080p full HD recording

Samsung Pakistan’s Managing Director, Hee Chang Yee said;

“The GALAXY S II would continue the success achieved by Samsung in the Smartphone market in 2010, to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers. And take Samsung’s leadership in speed, screen and content to a whole new level.”

The GALAXY S II offers exceptional speed in wireless connectivity with the fastest processor using Android™ 2.3 Gingerbread platform, allowing multi-tasking capabilities, high speed video uploads and downloads, with some powerful 3D gaming performance.

It includes; HDPA+ connectivity, which provides three times faster data than the typical 3G network; the next-generation dual-band Wi-Fi access (2.4GHz/5GHz); Wi-Fi Direct capability, with wireless data transactions of 300Mbps; and Bluetooth 3.0+HS, which transfers data at 24Mbps.

It weighs just 121g, with an amazing color gamut and lowest power consumption.

The screen has more sub-pixels for crystal-clear viewing in more vivid colors. New organic materials present more realistic photos, video playback, and longer battery life. Built on Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz UX technology, the GALAXY S II introduces Live Panel, a customizable home-screen for live web and applications aggregated in a Magazine-like layout; Motion UI, in which the screen lays out in perspective depending on a user’s pull and push.

It offers easy access to Samsung Apps, Social Hub and Readers Hub, social networking (Facebook & me2day) with a collection of magazines, books and newspapers.

The Enterprise-Mobility solutions bring the capabilities like; video conferencing, security and virtual workspace. needed for the enterprise users. It also boasts cutting-edge NFC connection (SKT and KT) technologies, an 8 mega-pixel camera and camcorder with 1080p full HD recording and playback, a gyroscopic sensor enabling precise gaming experience, a 1650mAh high capacity battery and the DMB capability.


    • Samsung was going to do some event this week for the Nexus S. I think they are still pushing that phone.

      Strange, the event is one month after Mobilink started selling it with Samsung. Maybe they are not moving enough volume?

  • Mobilink launched the Google Nexus S, manufactured by Samsung for Google, and a follow-up to the Google Nexus, which was manufactured by HTC.

    This is the Samsung Galaxy S II, the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S.

    Two different phones.
    Google Nexus S – PKR 44,000
    Samsung Galaxy S II – ??

    • — This is the Samsung Galaxy S II, the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S.

      Yes, that is why I think it is strange that Samsung was going to do press event This week for Nexus S instead of Galaxy S II.

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