Galaxy S II

Samsung VISA and NFC confirm partnership for Olympics 2011 phone

Samsung VISA and NFC confirm partnership for Olympics 2011 phone

All the way back in April if 2011 we first heard of the possibility of a Samsung / VISA device running with an NFC chip to assure it of widespread use. Now it's October, just 295 days to go until the actual Olympics 2012 events in London, and VISA has confirmed that the device is, indeed, on track to be released in advance (how early yet we still do not know) of the games come next year. This device is set to be widely adopted (in other words, inexpensive) and will be promoted as an Olympics games "must have" device.

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Pantech Vega LTE announced, company’s first superphone possible for USA

Pantech Vega LTE announced, company’s first superphone possible for USA

When it comes to Pantech here in the USA, we've not exactly seen the best of the crop for smartphones - all that may be about to change with the Pantech Vega LTE. This device has a 4.5-inch 1280 x 800 pixel resolution display, runs Android 2.3.x Gingerbread, and totes a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor of yet unknown origin. That's set to go up against the big guns, if I do say so myself. The device itself doesn't look that unlike a Galaxy S II, will be available in black or in white, and rumor has it, might be coming to the USA before too long.

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Samsung releases iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II Product Spec sheet

Samsung releases iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II Product Spec sheet

In a rather simply yet powerful gesture from Samsung, a graphic has been released with the headers Product Spec, Samsung Galaxy S II, and iPhone 4S which show a simple comparison between the two competing devices. This less than 24 hours after the first announcement of Apple's newest flagship smartphone. What we can see here is a truly comparable set of devices with what appears to be an Android winning out in the end - see that blue text? That's where the Galaxy S II is 1-upping the iPhone.

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T-Mobile Announces Galaxy S II and HTC Amaze 4G launch event

T-Mobile Announces Galaxy S II and HTC Amaze 4G launch event

Take a look at the slightly modified invite here then head below to check out the full monster - it's a supremely awesome music-infused launch event for two of T-Mobile's most powerful devices ever! There's the Samsung Galaxy S II as we've seen in NYC only under glass previously and the HTC Amaze 4G, both of them dual-core and ready to bust up the competition! Will the Black Keys playing the guitar and the several superstar guest hosts make for the greatest launch event for two devices in the history of the world? We shall see!

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iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II vs HTC Sensation vs DROID BIONIC vs G2x

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II vs HTC Sensation vs DROID BIONIC vs G2x

Now that we know what Apple is offering for this holiday season in the iPhone range, it's time we compare the device (the iPhone 4S) to the most comparable Android devices. This means, of course, that we've got to hit up each of the greatest dual-core processor creators for the platform, and with them the latest and best devices running on them. What follows is an exploration of what the best from both of these major players in mobile computing can offer. Let the fight begin!

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Google Nexus Prime renderings appear accurate

Google Nexus Prime renderings appear accurate

It looks like those fabulous 3D illustrators are at it again, this time to bring us a good glimpse at what might well be what the Nexus Prime looks like. It's the fine team of renderers at Ciccarese Design that draw us up a look at what might well be the next hero phone for Google's mobile operating system, this time looking rather similar to two devices: the last Nexus phone, aka the Nexus S from Samsung, and the Samsung Galaxy S II line here in the USA. From what we understand via the ever-expanding rumor library surrounding this device, that combination might not be all that far off from the truth.

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Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 Google Episode announced for CTIA

Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 Google Episode announced for CTIA

Samsung has announced their next Unpacked event, this one set to take place at the Autumn edition of CTIA and officially presented together with Google. This is Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 "Google Episode" and it seems pretty likely that it'll taste distinctly like vanilla ice cream. Ice Cream Sandwich, that is; the next big version of Android set, quite likely, to be hosted on a Samsung device by the name of Nexus Prime. Sound like a likely scenario to you?

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Samsung Galaxy S II Review [AT&T]

Samsung Galaxy S II Review [AT&T]

Say hello to the Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T now that this phone has finally landed in the US. I'm sure everyone was jealous it was first released throughout Europe and Asia, but for those that have patiently been waiting it's finally here and available for AT&T. The first one available, the Epic 4G Touch just launched and you can see it here, but this is all about the AT&T version of the popular Galaxy S II phone. Head on below for all the details and pictures you could ask for.

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Samsung Galaxy S II hits 10 MILLION in global sales

Samsung Galaxy S II hits 10 MILLION in global sales

Android's greatest selling device in its short history, the Samsung Galaxy S, is gaining a rather high-powered second generation sibling - the Samsung Galaxy S II has officially reached 10 million in global sales. Model: GT-I9100, aka the original version of this device, is the one we're speaking about, the rest that are being released here in the United States aren't even counted yet! Can you imagine the sales once the rest of the versions are released? Have a look at Chris Davies original review of this device and you'll see exactly why this is one of the most popular smartphones on earth right at this moment in history.

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Samsung Galaxy S II Hands-on [AT&T]

Samsung Galaxy S II Hands-on [AT&T]

Well folks, today I've just received an awesome Android smartphone thanks to Samsung. This being the Galaxy S II for AT&T I'm a little excited that these are finally here in the US. I've gone ahead and snapped a few pictures for all you hopeful readers planning to pick one up. What lies below is our quick hands-on video as well as a few lovely photos of the AT&T flavored SGSII. We've seen plenty of the Galaxy S II already, but this is the closest to the original (international model) here in the US as the others have a larger display. More details can be seen below.

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