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Thursday, 26 July 2012

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II


The Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I9100) is a smartphone running the Android operatingsystem that was announced by Samsung on 13 February 2011 at the Mobile World Congress. It is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S, with a different appearance and significantly improved hardware. The phone is also the predecessor of the Samsung Galaxy S III.The Galaxy S II was one of the slimmest smartphones of the time, mostly 8.49 mm thick, except for two small bulges which take the maximum thickness of the phone to 9.91 mm.The Galaxy S II has a 1.2 GHz dual-core "Exynos" system on a chip (SoC) processor,1 GB of RAM, a 10.8 cm (4.3 in) WVGA Super AMOLED Plus screen display and an 8-megapixel camera with flash and 1080p full high definition video recording. It is one of the first devices to offer a Mobile High-definition Link (MHL), which allows up to 1080p uncompressed video output to an MHL enabled TV or to an MHL to HDMI adapter, while charging the device at the same time. USB On-The-Go (USB OTG) is supported.


Features of Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II:

  • Quad-band GSM and quad-band 3G support
  • 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support
  • 4.3" 16M-color Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution
  • Android OS v2.3.3 with TouchWiz 4 launcher
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, Exynos chipset, 1GB of RAM
  • 8 MP wide-angle lens autofocus camera with LED flash, face, smile and blink detection
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30fps
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g and n support
  • GPS with A-GPS connectivity; Digital compass
  • 16/32GB internal storage, microSD slot
  • Accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Charging MHL microUSB port with USB host and TV-out (1080p) support
  • Stereo Bluetooth v3.0
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Great audio quality
  • Extremely slim waistline at only 8.5mm and low weight (116g)
  • 2MP secondary video-call camera
  • Full Flash support and GPU-acceleration for the web browser permit 1080p flash video playback
  • NFC support (optional, not without a software update)
  • Document editor
  • File manager comes preinstalled
  • The richest video format support we have seen

Main disadvantages

  • All-plastic body
  • No dedicated camera key
  • Super slim body has poor grip when taking pictures
  • Non-hot-swappable microSD card

Specification of Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II :

General
  • 2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network : HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 and HSDPA 1700 / 2100 / 1900 - for Telus
  • Announced: 2011, February
  • Status : Available. Released 2011, April
Body
  • Dimensions: 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 116 g
- Touch-sensitive controls
Display
  • Type : Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size : 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density)
  • Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 2.832:1 (sunlight)
  • Multitouch : Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- TouchWiz UI v4.0
Sound
  • Audio quality: Noise -91.4dB / Crosstalk -89.7dB
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Voice 70dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
Memory
  • Card slot: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Internal: 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Data
  • GPRS: Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
  • EDGE: Class 12
  • Speed: HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v3.0+HS
  • NFC: Optional
  • USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
Camera
  • Primary: 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, auto-focus, LED flash
  • Features: Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, touch focus, image stabilization
  • Video: Yes, 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary: Yes, 2 MP
Features
  • OS: Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0.4
  • Chipset: Exynos
  • CPU: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9
  • GPU: Mali-400MP
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
  • Browser: HTML, Adobe Flash
  • Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
  • Java: Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - TV-out (via MHL A/V link) - SNS integration - MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player - Organizer - Image/video editor - Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) - Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration - Voice memo/dial/commands - Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery
  • Type: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1650 mAh
  • Stand-by: Up to 710 h (2G) / Up to 610 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 18 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
  • Battery life: Endurance rating 40h
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