Samsung finally announces the much awaited Galaxy S II smartphone. This handset is powered by the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system. Galaxy S II comes with a dual-core application processor, 8 megapixel camera with full HD (1080p) video recording and more. It also comes with a new Live Panel service that aggregates live web and application contents to a single customizable home-screen.
“GALAXY S II is a natural and powerful evolution of GALAXY S. Building on the phenomenal success of the original Samsung GALAXY S, we are proud to unveil the ultimate smartphone. Consumers no longer have to contain themselves – the Samsung GALAXY S II allows them to design their own smart lives.” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business.
Samsung Galaxy S II features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 800×480 pixels resolution, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system, 1 GHz dual core processor, 3D user interface, HSPA+ connectivity, Bluetooth 3.0+HS, 8 megapixel camera with full HD (1080p) video recording, Android Market, Social Hub Premium, Readers Hub, Game Hub, Music Hub, Kies Air, NFC (Near Field Communication) and more.
Along with NFC technology, Samsung Galaxy S II comes with the WiFi Direct technology, which allows consumers to connect to wireless-enabled PCs and printers without the need for wireless access points. This handset will be showcased at the MWC in Barcelona. We will be live from the Samsung’s press conference at MWC. Stay tuned for more updates.