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Samsung Galaxy S II – World’s Thinnest Smartphone

Samsung has unveiled the successor to the Galaxy S smartphone today at the Mobile World Congress 2011 event in Barcelona Spain.

The Galaxy S II claims to be “the world’s thinnest smartphone,” at just 8.49mm thick while boasting a dual-core 1GHz processor to run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) – faster than ever before. In front is a 2-megapixel camera and a large 4.27-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 480 x 800 resolution, I don’t know if I should call this a superphone or a monsterphone, but that display is massive. This is a 50 percent increased in sub-pixels, allowing for improved sharpness (think retina), contrast ration and color gamut. The viewing angle is also enhanced for outdoor visibility.

3D hardware capabilities, multitasking, 1080p Full HD video and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera are nothing but cutting edge. Thankfully TouchWiz has also been upgraded to version 4.0, this includes Samsung Hubs which will allow you to categorize apps by Social, Readers, Games and Music. This is a good direction if Samsung intends to make the Galaxy S II an iPhone 4 killer.

NFC connectivity is something new to the Galaxy S line, allowing you to make mobile payments from your smartphone. Other features and specifications include:

– Enhanced conferencing
– Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
– Sybase Secure Remote Device Management
– USB 2.0
– Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
– Wi-Fi Direct
– Bluetooth v 3.0 + HS
– DLNA
– Accelerometer
– A-GPS
– HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps
– 16 or 32GB with microSD expansion
– 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49mm
– Weight 116g

You’ll have to wait until Q2 2011 to get one.

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  • Rconsult

    does this phone have the same reception problems as my iphone..if not, I’ eating my contract and buying it!!