Samsung Galaxy S2

Samsung Galaxy S2 specs

General

Brand

Samsung

Device Type

Smartphone

Manufacturer

Samsung

Announced

February 13, 2011

Release Date

April 28

Release Year

2011

Previous Version

Samsung Galaxy S

Height

125.3 mm 4.93 in

Width

66.1 mm 2.6 in

Thickness

8.5 mm 0.33 in

Weight

116 g 4.09 oz

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

SIM

mini-SIM

Display

Type

Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

4.3

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel Density

217

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera

Primary

8 MP

Flash

Yes, LED

Aperture Size

F2.6

Sensor Size

1/3.2"

Features

Geo-tagging Touch focus Face and smile detection Image stabilization Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) Autofocus Digital zoom Panorama CMOS sensor

Video Resolution

1080p@30fps

Recording Format

3GP, MPEG4

Video Features

Video light Video calling

Frontal Camera

Yes, 2 MP

Software

Android Version

Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich

Android Update

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Custom UI

TouchWiz 4.0

Features

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 Voice memo/dial/commands Predictive text input (Swype)

Hardware

Chipset

Samsung Exynos 4210

CPU

Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9

CPU Clock

1.2 Ghz

Width of Machine Word

32bit

GPU

Mali-400

Internal Storage

16GB/32GB

RAM Type

LPDDR2 SDRAM

RAM Capacity

1 GB

Card Slot

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Sensors

Accelerometer Gyro Proximity Compass Light sensor

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS

Connectivity

WiFi

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA

WiFi Direct

Yes

Mobile Hotspot

Yes

USB

USB 2.0

USB Port

microUSB

USB Features

USB On-the-go Mass storage device USB charging

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 3.0 +HS

Headphone Jack

3.5mm

Charging Port

microUSB

NFC

Optional

Battery

Capacity

1650 mAh

Technology

Lithium-Ion

Talk Time

Up to 18 h 20 min (2G) Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)

Stand-by Time

Up to 710 h (2G) Up to 610 h (3G)

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Description

Samsung officially announced the launch of Galaxy S2 in February 2011. After it was released on the market in April, S2 became the best-selling Android smartphone of the year.

Samsung Galaxy S2 features a 480 x 800 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with 217 ppi pixel density, and Gorilla Glass protection. The smartphone was released with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, but it can be upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Of course, the operating system is customized with Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz skin.

The device is 125.3 mm tall, 66.1 mm wide, 8.5 mm thin, and has a weight of 116 grams. It comes with an Exynos 4120 chipset with dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and Mali 400 GPU, while integrating 16/32 GB of native storage, microSD support (up to 64 GB), and 1 GB of RAM.

On the back of the Samsung Galaxy S2 you will be able to find an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, and full HD video recording support. It also comes with a 2 MP secondary shooter.

Samsung’s flagship smartphone for 2011 has connectivity features such as HSPA, WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, FM radio, and microUSB 2.0. It also has a 1,650 mAh battery.


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