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Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II Review


Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II Review

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The I9100 Galaxy S II has been announced in the Mobile World Congress along with several other handsets by different manufacturers. The major highlight of the mobile phone is that it will run on the latest Android™ operating system of V2.3 Gingerbread and the 1 GHz dual core processor. In fact, the mobile phone includes all the advanced features of a top class smart phone such as superior display, high end camera, HD video, Wi Fi, 3G and a lot more.

The Beautifully lightweight Samsung Galaxy 2 claims to be the thinnest smart phone at 8.49 mm. the overall dimension of the phone is 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm and it weighs just 116 grams. In spite of such a big display screen, it is quite convenient to carry the handset. Galaxy S II is capable of delivering immaculate multitasking functionalities. You can switch from one application another smoothly like a flash. Moreover, the games and video experiences are incredibly smooth and fast with high-end 3D hardware performance.

The Galaxy S 2 by Samsung is blessed with a highly appealing look. Its huge touch screen display is definitely the biggest attraction in the lot. The entire frontal portion of the phone is covered by the display screen along with a track pad at the bottom. There are touch sensitive control that helps you to access different features of the phone. On the side panel, you will find the sound controls and the USB ports while the logo of Samsung is on the back. The back side also features the camera lens and the entire get-up of the phone appears too sophisticated.


Get ready to witness the most advanced display ever created by the mobile phone technologies. Its Super AMOLED Plus 4.3 inches capacitive touch screen will simple blow your mind with superior clarity and detailing. The resolution of the display is 480 x 800 pixels and its visibility is 16 million colours. There are numerous features that make the display of Samsung Galaxy S II out of this world. It comes loaded with Gorilla Glass display, multi touch input method, TouchWiz UI v4.0, accelerometer sensor for UI auto rotate, proximity sensor for auto turn off, Gyroscope sensor, Swype text input, and touch sensitive controls. The experience of watching videos or playing games on this display is simply extra ordinary. The big and feature-rich display of the mobile phone is a big enough reason to give this handset a try.

Network & Connectivity

Now when we know that Samsung I9100 is a superior handset with immaculate display and best of Android™ smart phone features, let’s find out how it scores in terms of network and connectivity. The device supports quad band network for both the 2G and 3G signals. The users of 2G will get access to the quad band GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 and HSDPA 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100. In terms of connectivity, the mobile phone is supportive of Class 12 GPRS and EDGE along with Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n and 21 Mbps HSDPA. Therefore, the browsing and downloading speed is quite high on this phone. If you need to transfer any file to/from other compatible device, you can use micro USB v2.0 and v3.0 Bluetooth®.

Storage Capacity & Camera

Samsung Galaxy S II is touted as the top Android™ smart phone and it also bears the huge expectation of being the successor of the best selling smart phone. To handle the load of such huge expectations, the phone must be equipped with solid features and application support, for which, a good memory back up is essential. The makers of the phone are aware of this fact and hence you have Galaxy S II with internal memory capacity of 16 GB and 32 GB with 1 GB RAM. The 16 GB version can be expanded up to 32 GB by using the microSD™ card.

The phone brings the best of everything in almost every department. Therefore, it is quite obvious to be curious to know about the multimedia features of Samsung Galaxy S 2 I9100. It will certainly not disappoint you as you have the power of an 8 mega pixel camera with LED flash and auto focus. This high-end camera is loaded with other essential features such as touch focus, smile and face detection, geo tagging and image stabilization. The camera can also record videos at 1080p @30fps and there is a secondary camera of 2 mega pixels for video calling.

Apart from the camera, the music and video features of the phone are also impressive.

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