The ultra slim body of the Samsung I9100 Galaxy SII holds a wonderment of a Smartphone and packs in an array of never-seen-before features with the Exynos chipset and the Super AMOLED Plus screen. The handset integrates fun with functionality and is the perfect multitask manager that your hectic life demands.
Design and build quality
The sleek design of this bar style handset sports an almost bare look save for the hardware menu key flanked the touch sensitive control keys. The slim bezel size highlights the screen while the back panel has a finely textured finish that offers a secure grip. This handset has an ultra light design that translates to convenient travel.
The 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen is a first with any existing Android smartphone while the WVGA resolution sharpens the contrast for bright, stunning imaging. The capacitive touch screen has a display size of 480x800 pixels while the Gorilla Glass display fortifies the screen build. The multi-touch input and swipe text input enhances the user experience.
The 8MP auto-focus camera offers an image size of maximum 3264x2448 pixel resolution and comes with an LED flash to light up images in poor lit areas. The easy use camera interface has customizable shortcuts and a plethora of features. The front camera has 2.0 megapixel with 1600x1200 resolution and aids video calls. The primary camera allows video recording in 1080p HD and 720pHD at 30fps while the video zoom and LED video light further enhance the superbly built video recorder.
Powered by Android v2.3.3 with TouchWiz 4 launcher, this Galaxy S II from Samsung is now available with a snappier Ice Cream Sandwich update. The 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, Exynos chipset, 1GB of RAM contribute to making this handset a beast of a multitasker. Supporting external memory up to 32 GB, this handset operates on a GSM/3G quad band to offer lightning fast connectivity. The Bluetooth 3.0 with High Speed and Wi-Fi connectivity of this handset further enhances the functionality. The micro USB 2.0 and HDMI ports make possible fast data transfer and connectivity with the PC and television. The 3.5mm audio jack lends versatility while the A-GPS has digital compass as an additional feature. The Accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor supplement easy display.
The Android v2.3.3 with TouchWiz 4 launcher at the heart of this handset makes functioning smooth and slick with home screens and the customizable widget shortcuts for quick access. The Android Market allows you to easily download applications directly or via the computer. The browser offers multi-tab browsing while the Flash support is an added bonus. The Email, office suite, file manager and SNS integration with IM and thread messaging further keep you connected with family, friends and work.
The inbuilt music and video player support a multitude of file formats and combine the superb display and audio output to provide a gratifying multimedia experience. The handset also offers stereo FM with RDS to keep you connected to your favourite radio channels.
Powered by 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery, this handset has a 2G standby time of 710 hours and 18 hours 20 minutes talktime. The 3G network, this handset has up to 610 hour standby with 8 hour 40 minutes talktime duration.