Samsung Galaxy S II is the successor to one of the most popular Android smartphone range. The all-new Samsung Galaxy SII promises to be faster and lighter than the Galaxy S. Display, memory, processor or whatever you can think of, everything is state-of-the-art in Galaxy S II; now, that’s the reason, maybe, why it had been the best selling Android smartphone in US last year. Smart memory, good battery backup, effective connectivity features and refined display quality make it an exceptional gadget that you can hold proudly. Read on to know more of it.
The phone offers super smooth operation that means no lagging between changing apps or switching screens; in short, it’s responsiveness at its best. Its screen offers comprehensive display of every image/text and has a very wide viewing angle. You can read and see everything on the screen in any conditions, even under direct sunlight. The only thing that could have been better is the resolution of the display.
Camera is well organized with high resolution and other high tech features to add more fun to it. It has brilliant memory storage and long lasting battery that offers fluent talk time and standby without the trouble of multiple charging.
The beautiful piece of technology comes with 4.3 inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1280x720pixels, 1 GB of RAM and is powered by 1.2 GHz ARM dual core processor. It has built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/b/gn support and GPS to use in Google maps and other applications. The phone has two cameras – 8 megapixel with LED flash at the rear and 2 megapixel front facing camera. Rear camera can capture images with a resolution of up to 3264×2448 pixels and record 1080P video at 30 FPS in high definition (HD). Front facing camera can be used for self-portraits and video calling. It comes with either 16 or 32 GB of internal memory.
Powered with Android 2.3.Gingerbread and a set of Touch Wiz customizations, the phone gives a complete new experience of using a smartphone. Its audio/video player supports all the major formats to give you the ultimate fun. It can carry unlimited number of contacts and messages. Apart from all that, this will be the first smartphone to support NFC (Near Field Communication), which will make it the most powerful device in the 4.3-inch section.
If you already have a Gmail account, then just by adding the ID and password on the setup, you can bring the phone to life. It will synchronize all your contacts, calendar entries and you will be able to download any application from the app store.
All the hardware mentioned in Features come incorporated in an 8.49 mm (0.33 inches) case. Entirely crafted with plastic, its sides are intelligently curved to provide an assured and comfortable grip. The front panel is a mixture of textured plastics and Gorilla Glass that makes it crack free but feels light. There is a minor space between the phone’s frame and its display that can gather dust if exposed to dirty atmosphere.
Under the display, you will find a central physical home key, touch sensitive menu key on the left and back key on right. Rear cover is also textured, feels comfortable and has a great ability to withstand scratches and nicks. Overall, it has a solid and modern design that ensures convincing housing.
This is the best Android phone we have reviewed until date and may be the best smartphone available in the market. It has a class leading processor, sexy design and huge, crystal clear display that keeps your retina happy. The smartphone has a brilliant battery life, great camera, awesome multimedia features and broad connectivity. All right, let me face it, I am running out of the reasons not to buy this phone. If you are thinking which smartphone you should buy, then Galaxy S II is the clear choice. By manufacturing this phone, Samsung has not only broadened its market but has also set new benchmarks for smartphones.