Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung builds well on the success of the original Galaxy with a fast, attractive and fully featured phone, but one that requires a lot of juice to run.


Battery Life

Battery Capacity
1650 mAh

Camera

Camera resolution
8-megapixel
Digital zoom
4 x
Video capture
Yes
Camera flash
LED

Connectivity

Networks
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, UMTS 850, UMTS 900, UMTS 2100
Connectivity
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Next G, 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA, USB, GPS

Display

Screen resolution
480 x 800 pixels

Entertainment

Games
Yes
FM radio
Yes
Video player
Yes

Functionality

Input method
Touchscreen
Synchronisation method(s)
USB2.0
Operating system
Android
Supported audio file formats
AAC, MP3, WMA
Supported video file formats
MPEG-4, WMV, DivX, XviD, H.264, AVI
Supported picture file formats
JPG
Web browser
Yes
Voice recorder
Yes
Version of OS
2.3.3
App Store
Yes
Video calls
Yes

General

Processor
Dual-core
Processor speed
1000 MHz
RAM
1000 MB
Dimensions (W x D x H)
66.1 x 8.49 x 125.3 mm
Weight
116 g
Availability
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Memory

Expansion slot
microSD
Internal memory
16000 MB

Messaging

Push e-mail
Yes
Messaging options
SMS, MMS, E-mail, Instant Messaging
E-mail protocols
POP3, IMAP4
Social Networking
Facebook, Twitter

Other

Phone type
Smartphone
Form factor
Touchscreen

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User Reviews / Comments  Samsung Galaxy S II

  • LiamD2

    LiamD2

    Rating9

    "I have had this phone for about 2 months now. My mum upgraded to the Samsung GS4 after owning this phone since 2011. She gave me the GS2. I love everything about it. The graphics, the big screen, t..."

  • Tina Russell

    Tina Russell

    Rating1

    "After a years use the screen goes blank/black and does not respond when one needs to use the keypad or anything - extremely frustrating fault!!!
    It has to be rebooted to operate - restart.

  • April75

    April75

    "Im about to upgrade, and want to stick with samsung if practical. Is now the best time to choose the Galaxy SII or is something better about to be released? Also 3G / 4G ??"

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