Prepare yourself for Samsung’s Galaxy S II, the world’s thinnest smartphone. Using the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, the Galaxy S II brings together the 1.2GHz Dual Core Application Processor for unmatched performance and a brilliant 4.3” Super AMOLED Plus display. Featuring a lightweight and beautifully thin design (8.49mm), and advanced HSPA + connectivity, it represents the next generation in smartphone technology.
4.3'' SUPER AMOLED Plus
Express your colour! This brilliant display delivers superior colour, enhanced readability, and great battery consumption. The truly vivid colour reproductions will really surprise you and because the contrast ratio is very high, you can clearly see separations of light and dark. It also has an ultra fast response time, which makes for smoother graphics. Put that together with its amazing thinness and 4.3 - inch size and you’ve got PC-like browsing in the palm of your hand.
Dual Core Application Processor
Making the impossible possible. The 1.2GHz Dual Core Application Processor is the ultra responsive answer to mobile performance, providing high-speed multitasking, quick web page loading, quick reaction speeds, a smoother UI, lightning fast image editing and high performance gaming. And with its fast encoding / decoding ability, which supports all video playing and shooting, it delivers outstanding computing power and performance.
8.49mm Slim Design
Taking slim to the next dimension. The Samsung GALAXY S II rides the leading edge with 8.49mm ultra-slim form factor, a luxurious design and an easy grip. One of the thinnest smartphones, GALAXY S II also features HyperSkin which provides premium metal look with fingerprint free and non slip battery cover.
Content is King. Drop the apps and get direct access to your content through Samsung’s new personalised UX, a magazine style layout that selects contents that you use the most, your gallery, music, videos, SNS, emails, notes, games and weather, then displays them on your main screen. This live content ecosystem can be customised to your taste and provides easy access to your contents. Don’t search for content, live it!
Say N Go: Samsung Voice Solution
Get vocal. Just double tap the home key and you can control the Samsung GALAXY S II with a few selected words. Take charge and execute major functions like calling, music, messaging, scheduling and launching apps with the ease of a voice command. You can also capture your thoughts, make a note to yourself and send it to your friends by simply saying send!
Organise and synchronise better all in your online contacts through Social Hub. Streamline your email, SMS, IM and SNS information into one unified box, and interact faster with more people in the way you want to.
Keep your music close, while accessing the world of 13 million songs. Samsung’s Music Hub, powered by 7 digital, provides an intuitive playback system while you search, discover, preview, purchase and download tracks on the go. The app will also provide you with the viewing experience for rich information, with access to all the artist bios, discographies and reviews you desire. Get recommendations on hot and new albums and add to the excitement with the virtual 5.1 channel sound.
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
Optimised to securely access enterprise resources on a Microsoft Exchange server to stay up to date with your business email, calendar, contacts and task synchronisation, the Samsung GALAXY S II boasts the most comprehensive mobile implementation of Exchange ActiveSync. Providing the strongest security Mobile Device Management of any smart phone and the most policies and restrictions support among Android ActiveSync clients, it allows for real-time communication with employee phones to remotely configure settings, monitor compliance with policies, guarantee synchronised data safety and wipe or lock managed phones.
Leave the bookshelf at home and carry your Samsung GALAXY S II in your hand. Readers Hub is a great place to flip through your library of classics & best sellers or browse through more than two million books to choose from. On top of that, you will have access to more than 2,500 magazines in 20 languages and 2,000 of newspapers in 47 languages at your fingertips. Crisp, sharp text makes reading a pleasure and your experience will be easier to manage with magnification, text only and page views (for magazine and newspapers), audio access (for newspapers), one touch sharing via email (for magazines), and more features. Believe in books, but look beyond paper.
Join in on the action. The Samsung GALAXY S II’s Game Hub lets you to download high quality games, providing over 20 social network games and premium games. Search for games and new release information or play away. With an accelerometer, and gyroscope sensors dynamic hand and arm movement games stand out from the crowd. The slightest tilt and you’re dead – now that’s entertainment.
8MP Camera with LED Flash
Get your shots in. The 8MP auto focus camera doesn’t miss any details whether you’re shooting idleness or action. Take beautiful, detailed photos even in low light with the built-in LED flash. And thanks to the much improved user interface of Android Gingerbread, fast scene switching is possible. And a quick switch to the 2MP front-facing camera makes self-portraits a snap. Picture the difference.
Full HD Recording & Playback
Be a star. Let the Samsung GALAXY S II’s video shooting capabilities bring out the celebrity in you. Featuring 1080p Full HD Recording, every moment is a potential masterpiece in the making. Capture the action in high resolution and in dual core speed, instantly play back your HD footage in incredible clarity on the 4.3” SUPER AMOLED Plus display.