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!
If you picked up one of the just released Samsung Galaxy S II smartphones for AT&T, then you now have the opportunity to sign up as a Samsung Media Hub beta tester. The company has finally rolled out its own content distribution service and is offering $25 worth of content for free to users willing to help beta test.
The Samsung Galaxy S II is now on sale at AT&T, offering dual-core 1.2GHz Android performance and an impressive Super AMOLED Plus display for $199.99. As with the European version, the AT&T GSII has an 8-megapixel autofocus camera supporting Full HD video recording, a front-facing camera for video calls, and HSPA+ 4G support.
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.
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.
At the GigaOM Mobilize 2011 event today, T-Mobile unveiled two new smartphones during its keynote, one being the HTC Amaze 4G and the other being the long anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II. Although the device was first announced back in August, many details on T-Mobile's version of the popular Samsung handset remained a mystery. Hence, the carrier took this opportunity today to reveal and confirm some additional details.
Samsung Korea has unveiled two LTE versions of the Galaxy S II, the Samsung Galaxy S II LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE, the latter packing a huge 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display running at 1280 x 720 resolution. Each model totes a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, WiFi a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 along with 4G LTE support and NFC, though the Galaxy S II LTE makes do with a 4.5-inch WVGA panel as on the EPIC 4G Touch.
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.
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.
AT&T has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S II will launch on October 2, with the dual-core Super AMOLED Plus smartphone priced at $199.99 with a new, two-year agreement. Announced last month, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone has a 4.3-inch WVGA display and a dual-core Exynos 1.2 GHz processor, along with an 8-megapixel camera capable of Full HD video recording.
As it does come to pass with all amazing and fantastic devices, so too must it happen with the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch - a teardown, one that will leave this device in bits for the whole world to see. The folks at ifixit have torn apart this first Galaxy S II to hit the shores of the USA piece by piece for you and I, and with their perfectly accurate lighting situations and cameras with HD resolution output, we'll be looking rather deeply and in full detail at this lovely amalgamation.