Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy S II and Epic 4G Touch
Samsung revealed its Galaxy S II variants for the U.S. market with AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. Phone Scoop goes hands-on with the latest flagship device from Samsung.
Samsung is bringing the Galaxy S II to the U.S. in three different flavors. Though the handset was first announced at Mobile World Congress in February, the U.S. variants all feature some notable differences when compared to the global version.
Putting all three through their paces, each of the variants has an identical version of TouchWiz on top of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The displays were insanely impressive, as was the speed of the user interface and responsiveness of the devices.
Here is Phone Scoop's hands-on impression of each of the new handsets for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.
Phone Scoop looks at the Galaxy S II smartphone for AT&T's network. While this version packs a smaller screen than its larger brothers, there are some surprising benefits.
Oct 3, 2011
Samsung today announced a new beta trial offering of its Media Hub movie and TV content store. The beta trial is available only to the AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy S II Android smartphone to start.
Sep 21, 2011
AT&T today revealed that its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II Android smartphone will go on sale October 2 for $199.99 with a new two-year agreement.
Aug 4, 2011
Skype has provided an update to its Android application that adds the video chatting feature to a large number of new Android handsets. Skype notes that Gingerbread is required to use the video chat feature, so owners of the following phones are encouraged to make sure their system is up to date.
Jan 17, 2024
While Samsung's big news today is the new S24 series of flagship phones, the company is also quietly launching two new affordable 5G phones today: the Galaxy A15 5G and Galaxy A25 5G. The Galaxy A15 5G updates last year's A14 5G with a 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 90 Hz refresh, a major upgrade for a phone that sells for $200.
Unless there is an EPIC II coming out this is a fail on their marketing part.
And I would really like to see a higher resolution display. Especially for a screen as big as the Sprint's Epic.
And speaking of the Sprint's Epic - they dropped the physical keyboard?
I would suggest Samsung to offer the same phones, with higher resolutions, and physical, 5-line keyboards. Some of us just like real keyboards too much and aren't ready to give it up.