Samsung Galaxy S II gets early availability with Phones4u

UK retailer Phones4u has announced it will be selling the Samsung Galaxy S II from April 27, with the company having snatched initial exclusivity on the 4.3-inch Android smartphone. The exclusive should last for just a few days, but the earliest of early adopters will be able to grab the Galaxy S II from free on a £35 ($58) or above agreement or for £499 ($822) on pre-pay plans.

Announced at MWC 2011, the Galaxy S II has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen, an 8-megapixel rear camera with 1080p Full HD video recording, and a front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video calls. Inside there's a freshly-overclocked 1.2GHz processor; Phones4u will be throwing in an 8GB microSD card for anybody who pre-orders before the launch date.

We're expecting to see broader availability of the Galaxy S II from May 1. More information on the smartphone in our hands-on and in the video below.

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