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Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

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This flagship Android phone is very similar to AT&T's first Galaxy S II, but adds 4G LTE, and steps up the screen size and processor speed a notch. Other features are similar, including a dual-core processor, Super AMOLED Plus display, 8-megapixel camera, 1080p video capture, including DLNA streaming, and 16 GB of built-in memory plus a memory card slot.

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LTE 4 / 17
WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE (4G)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 17 / 700 MHz   Lower 700 (USA (AT&T))

WCDMA (3G / 4G)
band 1 (I) / 2100 MHz   IMT (Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Weight 4.71 oz   (133 g)
Dimensions 5.12" x 2.72" x 0.35"   (130 x 69 x 9 mm)
Battery Talk: 7 hours max.   (420 minutes)
Standby: 250 hours max.   (10.4 days)
1850 mAh, Removable
Display Type: OLED (Full-Color)
Resolution: 480 x 800 pixels
4.5"   diagonal
Samsung Super AMOLED Plus
OS / Platform Android
version 2.3.5 (Gingerbread)
Processor 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
13.1 GB internal storage, available to user
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID A3LSGHI727 » (approved Sep 1, 2011)

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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
with LBS, navigation
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant -
Adjustable Text Size -
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3 (mostly compatible)
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
External Display -
Ringer Profiles -
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.3, HID, MAP
version 3.0+HS
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot Yes
PC Sync via Wi-Fi (Kies Air)
USB Connector: Micro-USB
supports USB-Host (for thumb drives, keyboards, mice)
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,b,g,n
supports Wi-Fi Direct
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode CEA Standard Icon: No
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 3)
plus HSPA+ 21
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Android browser (WebKit-based)
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Swype
Side Keys volume on left / lock on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 32 GB
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, GMail, Exchange
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: Google Talk
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates via add text memo feature
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 8+ megapixel
LED flash, auto-focus / touch-to-focus, panorama mode, smile detection, night mode, macro mode, anti-shake / plus photo editor
DLNA version 1.5
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 2-megapixel
with Qik for video chat
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
TV Output HDMI via MHL (micro-USB)
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
30 fps
Fast Charging -
Wireless Charging -
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) -
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Type: Half-duplex


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