The Samsung Galaxy S II on T-Mobile
Why we like it
- Incredible Super AMOLED+ screen outshines even the original Galaxy S
- Dual core processor for superior power and speed
- Feather-light and super-slim
- Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system
Many second-generation mobiles add only a small improvement onto a phone that they already know is good and sells well - not so with the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II. The improvement in features over the original Galaxy S is simply astounding, and once again proves that Samsung are manufacturers at the top of their game. It's not surprising that the Galaxy S II has beat out the competition to become Phone of the Year 2011!
Leading the charge is the jaw-poppingly impressive touchscreen. Even though the superAMOLED screen on the original Galaxy S could wipe the floor with any of its rivals (even newer phones!), the superAMOLED+ on the Galaxy S II is even better. Samsung have whacked up the contrast levels to give an incredibly rich visual experience, and reduced the battery drain by 80%!
Samsung have spruced up the design of the Galaxy S II, making it an almost-impossibly skinny 8.5 mm thick, but still grippable thanks to a small bumper on the bottom that helps nestle it into your hand. With angular edges and a cool mottled design on the rear, the S II feels more executive and more professional.
The S II has a whole lot of power under the hood, with a dual core processor to run Android 2.3. Expect lightning-quick responsiveness, super-fast application loading and increased battery life! And of course, because it is Android, you'll get plenty to personalise: sync to your social networks, choose the best apps to suit you, and access them from wherever you choose on your 7 homescreens!
You'll garner the envy of all your friends with the brilliance of the T Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II. This is the phone for you if you're after a top of the range smartphone for browsing web pages, watching videos or reading your emails and documents!
|Size and Weight|
|Dimensions||125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm|
|Colour depth||16 million|
|Resolution||480 x 800 pixels|
|Screen type||Super AMOLED Plus|
|Face detection||Face and Smile detection|
|Pixel count||8.0 megapixels|
|Resolution||3264 x 2448 pixels|
|Secondary Camera||Forward Facing, 2 MP|
|Video||1080p @ 30 fps|
|Memory and Software|
|Internal memory||16 GB|
|Maximum capacity||32 GB|
|Memory card slot|
|Operating system||Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 proccessor, Orion chipset|
|Max. stand-by||610 hours|
|Max. talk time||8 hours 40 mins|
|Music and Video|
|FM radio||with RDS|
|Headphone socket||3.5 mm|
|3G||HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Works in Europe|
|Works in the Americas|
|Document viewer||and Document Editor|
|Mapping software||Google Maps|
|Predictive text||With Swype Text Input|