Optus Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) vs Telstra Galaxy S2
Samsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2) is the next sensational phone to arrive in Australia this winter (2011). Galaxy S II is a flagship device from Samsung. It’s a huge device with amazing specs. It features a 4.3″ super AMOLED plus display, 8MP camera, 16GB memory and powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor. Australia’s Optus has already announced its arrival to their network. It’s available for pre order from 27 May 2011 and will be delivered after 6 June 2011. Telstra customers are anxiously waiting for its announcement anytime soon.
Galaxy S II Features:
Galaxy S II (or Galaxy S2) is the thinnest phone to date, measuring only 8.49 mm. It’s much faster and gives better viewing experience than its predecessor Galaxy S. Galaxy S II is packed with 4.3″ WVGA Super AMOLED plus touch screen, Exynos chipset with 1.2 GHz dual core Cortex A9 CPU and ARM Mali-400 MP GPU, 8 megapixels camera with LED flash, touch focus and 1080p@30fps HD video recording, 2 megapixels front facing camera for video calling, 1GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory expandable with microSD card, Bluetooth 3.0 support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, HDMI out, DLNA certified, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, mobile hotspot capability and runs Android’s latest OS Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread).
The super AMOLED plus display is highly responsive and has a better viewing angle than its predecessor. The display is very bright with vivid colours and readable under direct sunlight. It also consume less power so it can conserve battery power. Samsung also introduces a new personalizable UX on Galaxy S2 which has a magazine style layout that selects the contents used most and displays on the homescreen. The live contents can be personalized. And the web browsing also improved to optimize Android 2.3 fully and you get a seamless browsing experience with Adobe Flash Player. The dual core processor with multi core GPU delivers high performance, excellent browsing experience with fast web page loading and smooth multi tasking.
Galaxy S II has access to Android Market and Google Mobile Apps, most of the Google Apps are already integrated to the system. The additonal applications include Kies 2.0, Kies Air, AllShare, Voice Recognition & Voice Translation, NFC (Near Field Communication) and the native Social, Music and Games hub from Samsung. Game hub offers 12 social network games and 13 premium games including Gameloft’s Let Golf 2 and Real Football 2011.
Samsung in addtion to providing entertainment has more to offer the businesses. The entreprise solutions include Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, On Device Encryption, Cisco’s AnyConnect VPN, MDM (Mobile Device Management) and Cisco WebEx.
Galaxy S II Plan and Price:
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Galaxy S II Official Demo