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Samsung GALAXY S II

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Prepare yourself for the Galaxy S II, Samsung's thinnest smartphone. Using the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, the Galaxy S II brings...

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Excellent

ProSlim, great features, quick, easy to use and slim ...

Consnone to put you off it

A few weeks ago I was contacted by my mobile phone provider who made me an offer that I could not refuse. No, seriously, I’m not talking gangster rap here, it really was an offer that even I thought was a bargain. The package they offered had everything in it, as many SMS as I could handle with a...

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Excellent

ProBeautiful 4" screen, music player, video recorder,...

ConsBattery takes an age to charge and would probably ...

As upgrade time reared it’s head once more I decided it was just about time to forget about the low to mid range phones and cheaper contracts and go for something top of the range. While for many top of the range automatically equates to the iPhone, I’m a little different and have a huge dislike...

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Super

“On A Galaxy Far, Far Away...”

published 30/09/2013

ProNice aesthetic design, excellent camera, good qual...

ConsPersonally prefer not to have so many features imp...

My phone contract with Orange came to an end way back in April. At that time I wasn’t really ready to sign up to a new contract as I didn’t know exactly what I wanted in a phone. The HTC had been a lot of hassle for me and I certainly did not want to spend £30 odd on something I barely liked. My...

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Excellent

ProSmall size, good price, long battery life, batteri...

ConsBack is a little flimsy, sometimes freezes

Introduction When my Blackberry contract ran out in November 2012, I knew that I wanted an iPhone style touchscreen for my next mobile but couldn't afford to pay iPhone prices. After a little searching around I decided to go for the Samsung Galaxy S2. I got mine through Carphone Warehouse for £20...

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Excellent

“The Supreme Phone”

published 22/07/2013

ProAwesome screen, overall a masterpeice

ConsBattery Life

I have generally kept my contracts to a maximum of £15 and had decent phones during the time, but I never really splashed out on getting one of the best phones around the time. I won't go into the mission into actually receiving this phone from T-Mobile, as that is another story for itself, and...

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Excellent

ProRobust, good battery life, fantastic camera.

ConsDifficult to see in bright sunlight

I've had this phone just over two years now and I still love it. The techie bit The Samsung Galaxy S II was first released in May 2011 and runs the Android operating system. It has a touch screen and its overall dimensions are 4.93" (H) x 2.60" (W) x 0.33" (D). It's weighs a little over 4 oz. 800...

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Excellent

ProGreat camera, user friendly interface, variety of ...

ConsI don't like it's shape

Oh Samsung Galaxy S II, dreamed of you for so long :D. ~Exterior~ Let's start with the exterior of the phone, the things I like and dislike. Possitioning of the buttons and plugs: There is a big home button beneath the screen, I like this a lot, because for example in S III the home button is...

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Excellent

ProCan fully customise everything, loads of free aps,...

ConsBattery life is very poor

Over the years I've had every type of phone you can think of. From the "brick" to the flip to the slide, to the touch to the blackberry. You name it I've had it. My contrract was coming to an end and now it was time for me to "get with it" and get myself a smartphone. To be honest I didn't have...

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Super

ProLarge screen, excellent graphics and super fast

ConsToo many updates, software issues, rubbish battery...

I honestly couldn't wait till my contract was up for renewal to get this phone. I've never wanted an Iphone, but was instantly drawn to this phone. I now totally understand why it was voted phone of the year in 2011. I had the Samsung Galaxy S2 in black for six months, but due to a 'common...

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Excellent

ProA great phone with 8MP camera / HD video and zoom ...

ConsThe size makes it difficult to store safely

In February this year my wife (Sue) upgraded her old Nokia contract phone to a new Galaxy SII with O2. It was a simple choice when her contract ran out to move from an old archaic phone to a modern android design. In fact apart from the upfront fee of £80 everything else was relatively simple...

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Super

ProEVERYTHING....better than an iphone in my opinion

ConsBattery Life (or lack of one) is so annoying

Ok...so I am a bit of a snob when it comes to phones, but I am not a tech head. I like the latest and greatest! Since my first contract at 18, I found I quickly get bored of phones and constantly have two contracts going on because I have upgraded early to the next best thing. This makes my bank...

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Excellent

ProEverything! So easy to use, does anything you want...

ConsPrice.. but no more than any other smartphone.

Well, I'll start my review by stating this is my first smartphone, so I can't compare to any I've actually owned before, though I did look at a LOT before deciding on this phone. It's only been out a short while and so I've not had it very long, but I've had a play with enough of it to write a...

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Excellent

ProAmazing design, loads of apps, so quick

ConsQuite pricey but so what?

For a number of years now I have been a firm fan of Apple and their products, purchasing every iPhone that has been released including the iPhone 4. I am always amazed at them and never thought I could be persuaded into buying a different type of phone, but how wrong was I? My friend purchased...

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Excellent

Prolight-weight, easy to use, range of functions and ...

Consshort battery life and its so slim you can lose it...

I finally managed to get a contract phone 3 months ago and this was my phone choice. After much deliberation, about a years worth, this phone came out and it ticked all the right boxes. The phone looked good, it was fast, it had the latest android software, in-built memory and tons more. So I...

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Excellent

ProIt's 2 years old, but you would think it was 2 wee...

ConsNone..

I "inherited" the Samsung Galaxy S2 two months ago, It had been my husbands contract phone, but he was due for an upgrade - so it is now mine. I have to say, although this phone is 2 years old, it is like brand new, my husband has kept it in a case, so the screen and case are in perfect condition...

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Product Information : Samsung GALAXY S II

Manufacturer's product description

Prepare yourself for the Galaxy S II, Samsung's thinnest smartphone. Using the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, the Galaxy S II brings together the 1.2GHz Dual Core Application Processor for unmatched performance and a brilliant 4.3" Super AMOLED Plus display. Featuring a lightweight and beautifully thin design and advanced HSPA + connectivity, it represents the next generation in smartphone technology.

Product Details

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Product Type: Android Phone, Android Phone - 3G - 16 GB

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G, 4G

Smartphone Memory: 16 GB

Service Provider: Not specified, AT&T

Mobile Services: Google Play, Samsung Apps

Form Factor: Touch

Dimensions (WxDxH): 66 mm x 8.5 mm x 125 mm, 70 mm x 9 mm x 131 mm, 66.1 mm x 8.49 mm x 125.3 mm, 66 mm x 8 mm x 125 mm, 66 mm x 9 mm x 125 mm, 66.1 mm x 8.5 mm x 125.3 mm, 66 mm x 9 mm x 126 mm

Weight: 116 g, 132 g, 117 g

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, FM radio, digital player, GPS receiver, voice recorder

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 8 Megapixel

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Display: OLED display - colour - 4.27" - Super AMOLED Plus, OLED display - colour - 4.5" - Super AMOLED Plus, OLED display - colour - 4.3" - Super AMOLED Plus, OLED display - colour - 4.7" - Super AMOLED Plus

Input Device(s): Touch sensitive screen, Touch sensitive screen (multi-touch)

Operating System: Google Android 2.3, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

User Interface: Samsung TouchWiz, Samsung TouchWiz 4.0

Instant Messaging Services: Yes, Google Talk, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger), Yahoo! Messenger

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Yes, MySpace, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, Facebook, Facebook

Playback Digital Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, FLAC, AC-3, XMF, AAC +, OGG, eAAC+, MIDI , VC-1, XviD, MPEG-4, WMV, DivX, H.264, H.263

Supported Memory Card: microSDHC - up to 32 GB

LTE Band: 4, 17

Talk Time: Up to 420 minutes, Up to 1100 minutes, Up to 510 minutes, Up to 1098 minutes, Up to 520 minutes, Up to 1092 minutes, Up to 480 minutes

Standby Time: Up to 250 hours, Up to 710 hours, Up to 610 hours, Up to 384 hours

Colour: White, Noble black, Pink, Ceramic white, Black

SAR Value: 0.85 W/kg (body) / 0.3 W/kg (head), 0.34 W/kg (body) / 0.34 W/kg (head), 0.36 W/kg, 0.34 W/kg, 0.9 W/kg (body) / 0.36 W/kg (head)

Protection: Gorilla Glass (scratch resistant glass), Scratch resistant glass

General

MPN: GT-I9100LKAXEU, 65363, GT-I9100LKACPW, GT-I9100LKNXEF, GT-I9100OIAXEU, GT-I9100RWADBT, I9100 GALAXY S II WHITE, GT-I9100RWALUX, GT-I9100LKANEE, GT-I9100RWYCPW, GT-I9100LKADBT, is_galaxy s2 uk, GT-I9100LKAXEF, GT-I9100RWAXEU, GT-I9100RWAXEN, GT-I9100LKAXEN, GT-I9100-LKALUX, GT-I9100RWGDBT, GT-I9100RWANEE, GT-I9100LKGDBT, GT-GALAXY S2, 65323

Product Type: Android Phone

Form Factor: Touch

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, FM radio, digital player, GPS receiver, voice recorder

Width: 66 mm, 70 mm, 66.1 mm

Depth: 8.5 mm, 9 mm, 8.49 mm, 8 mm

Height: 125 mm, 131 mm, 125.3 mm, 126 mm

Weight: 116 g, 132 g, 117 g

Body Colour: White, Noble black, Pink, Ceramic white, Black

SAR Value: 0.85 W/kg (body) / 0.3 W/kg (head), 0.34 W/kg (body) / 0.34 W/kg (head), 0.36 W/kg, 0.34 W/kg, 0.9 W/kg (body) / 0.36 W/kg (head)

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Protection: Gorilla Glass (scratch resistant glass), Scratch resistant glass

Cellular

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G, 4G

Service Provider: Not specified, AT&T

Operating System: Google Android 2.3, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

User Interface: Samsung TouchWiz, Samsung TouchWiz 4.0

Input Device(s): Touch screen , capacitive

Application Software: ActiveSync, Quickoffice, Need for Speed Shift, Qik Lite

Software Platforms Supported: Java

Messaging & Internet

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, SMS

Instant Messaging Services: Yes, Google Talk, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger), Yahoo! Messenger

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Yes, MySpace, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, Facebook, Facebook

Messaging & Data Features: Adobe Flash support, RSS feeds, Adobe Flash support, Microsoft Word support, Microsoft Excel support, Microsoft PowerPoint support

Mobile Services: Google Play, Samsung Apps

WAP Protocol Supported: WAP 2.0

Communications

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth 3.0, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

LTE Band: LTE Band 4, LTE Band 17

Phone Features

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, flight mode, voice dialing, vibrating alert

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Ring Tone Formats: MP3

Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro sensor

Additional Features: World clock, Radio Data Service (RDS), DLNA Certified, TV-out via HDMI, video editor, multitasking, widgets support, Wi-Fi direct

Polyphonic Ring Tone Voice Qty: 64, 40

Organiser

Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, countdown timer, alarm clock

Media Player

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, FLAC, AC-3, XMF, AAC +, OGG, eAAC+, MIDI

Supported Digital Video Standards: VC-1, XviD, MPEG-4, WMV, DivX, H.264, H.263

Processor

Clock Speed: 1.2 GHz, 1.5 GHz

Processor Core Qty: Dual-core

Type: Cortex-A9, ARM Cortex-A9, ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore, Samsung, Samsung Exnyos C210

Memory

User Memory: 16 GB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: microSDHC - up to 32 GB

RAM: 1 GB

Bult-in Memory: 16 GB

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 8 Megapixel

Still Image Formats: JPEG

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Digital Zoom: 4

Camera Light Source: LED light

Video Recorder Resolutions: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)

Features: Video recording

Still Image Resolutions: 640 x 480, 2048 x 1536, 3264 x 2448, 800 x 480, 2048 x 1232, 3264 x 1968

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec, 5 sec

Special Effects: Negative, Sepia, Cartoon, Greyscale

White Balance: Automatic, presets

Sensor Resolution: 8 Megapixel

Navigation System

Navigation: A-GPS receiver, GPS receiver

Navigation Software & Services: AT&T Navigator, Google Maps, TeleNav GPS Navigator, AT&T FamilyMap

Display

Type: OLED display - colour

Technology: Super AMOLED Plus

Diagonal Size: 4.27", 4.5", 4.3", 4.7"

Display Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels

Colour Depth: 16.7 million colours

Features: Wallpaper, Wallpaper, scratch resistant glass, Wallpaper, scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass

Multi-language Menu: Yes

Display Languages: Danish, Czech, Croatian, English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, Dutch, Turkish, Bulgarian, Estonian

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x MHL (Micro-USB) - 5 pin Micro-USB Type B ¦ 1 x headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 1650 mAh, 1850 mAh

Run Time Details: Talk - up to 420 min ¦ Standby - up to 250 hrs

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter, Headset, USB cable, power adapter, Power adapter , power adapter, Data cable, headset, power adapter

Compliant Standards: HAC(Hearing Aid Compatible)

Environmental Parameters

Max Operating Temperature: 50 °C

Min Operating Temperature: -20 °C

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