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Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile Remove phone

Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile
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Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.0.3, 2.3.6, 2.3.5)Android (2.3, 2.2)Android (4.0, 2.3)
Dimensions5.11 x 2.71 x 0.37 inches (130 x 69 x 9 mm)4.82 x 2.54 x 0.39 inches (122 x 65 x 10 mm)4.90 x 2.50 x 0.50 inches (124 x 64 x 13 mm)
Weight4.77 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.16 oz (118 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.20 oz (147 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.0 inches4.0 inches
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

206 ppi233 ppi233 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED PlusSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashLED LED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.6  
Camera sensor size1/3.2"  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, Smile detection, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Panorama, Effects, Self-timerAutofocus, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesVideo callingVideo callingVideo light, Video calling
Front-facing camera2 megapixelsYes1.3 megapixels
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060Samsung Exynos 3NVIDIA Tegra 2
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, ScorpionSingle core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8Dual core, 1000 MHz
Graphics processorAdreno 220PowerVR SGX540Yes
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM512 MB RAM1024 MB RAM / 1024 MB ROM
Built-in storage16 GB1 GB8 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 8.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
Stand-by time7.0 days (167 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 16.5 days (396 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
Talk time (3G) 6.50 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity1850 mAh1650 mAh1650 mAh
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
Features Album art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
Radio  FM, Stereo, RDS
Speakers Earpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Browser Android Browser 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz1700/2100, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPSA-GPS
NavigationYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.03.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYes Yes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
HDMIvia microUSB Yes
OtherNFC, DLNA, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3, T3M3, T3
OtherVoice dialing, Voice recordingVoice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Availability
Officially announced30 Aug 2011Yes11 Oct 2011
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 530$ 200$ 500

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