Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket unveiled: AT&T's take on 4G LTE
AT&T has just set the bar high for its 4G LTE smartphones - it has announced the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, an LTE-enabled handset with a spacious 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with a resolution of 480x800 pixels.
The handset runs on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and under the hood, a 1.5GHz dual-core processors makes it tick. An 8-megapixel rear camera allows capturing video in 1080p, while up front there’s a 2-megapixel snapper. The Galaxy S II Skyrocket features 16B of on-board memory, expandable via a microSD card by up to an additional 32 gigs.
The Galaxy S II Skyrocket release date is set for November 6th while the price will accordingly skyrocket to $249.99 when the phone is purchased with a two-year contract. The carrier has also said that it's expanding its LTE network to Boston, Washington DC, Baltimore and Athens GA, effective November 6th as well.
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Samsung Galaxy S(tm) II Skyrocket(tm)
Lightning fast reflexes powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and AT&T 4G LTE
speeds make the Galaxy S II Skyrocket faster for Web browsing and all your favorite
apps. A Super AMOLED Plus display spanning 4.5-inches is the brightest, most
colorful screen on the market.
* 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display(800x480 pixels)
* Android Gingerbread (2.3.5)
* 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
* 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, with 2-megapixel
* 1080p HD video recording
* 16 GB of on-board memory, microSD expandable to an additional 32 GB
The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket will arrive in AT&T company-owned retail stores
and online Nov. 6 for $249.99 with a two-year commitment.