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Samsung Galaxy S II Plus Preview

0. phoneArena 24 Jan 2013, 09:08 posted on

Released back in 2011, the Samsung Galaxy S II took the world by storm. Now – almost two years after the former flagship's introduction, a refreshed model has arrived. Referred to as the Samsung Galaxy S II Plus, it offers pretty much nothing new in terms of hardware specs, but comes with Andorid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, along with the company's latest custom interface, which is packed with handy features...

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posted on 24 Jan 2013, 09:18 4

1. TylerGrunter (Posts: 866; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)


To me it just looks like a cheapo Samsung galaxy SII. I would be really worried about battery life and GPU performance, but hey, let's wait for the reviews for a final saying.
I only expect that they don't try to sell it with an initial price higher than the S2 like they did with the SIII mini!

posted on 24 Jan 2013, 09:20 11

2. imkyle (Posts: 970; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


Just knowing that Jellybean is rolling out to the Galaxy S II users as we speak, I would rather get the original Galaxy S II with the Exynos processor.

posted on 24 Jan 2013, 10:26 4

3. dragonscourgex (Posts: 307; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)


Seems a little pointless to me.

posted on 24 Jan 2013, 10:47 4

4. b1acktiger (Posts: 204; Member since: 19 May 2012)


Disappointing ! We are not idiot. SS thinks if they carry the name, people will buy all the s**t they produce. they are just ruining their greatest smartphone S2.

posted on 25 Jan 2013, 02:07 1

9. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


Bet your ''Beloved'' iPhone carried the same name too.

OOoohoohooh wait! LOOK AT OPTIMUS G? ITS GONNA HAVE OPTIMUS G2 next time! And when sammy released S3 ain't you saying they carry the name too? Oh and wait What about good old Desire? they made desire Z, HD and S......

posted on 24 Jan 2013, 13:09

5. GTR722 (Posts: 222; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


This phone needs to be 300$ at Amazon

posted on 24 Jan 2013, 14:23

7. Commentator (Posts: 2296; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


PA, I've been meaning to say this for a while now: your Galaxy S III side-view size-comparison image is WAY off, to the point where it, despite being 0.34" thick, is apparently much thinner than the 0.31" thick One S.

posted on 25 Jan 2013, 16:29

10. Jyakotu (Posts: 814; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


I honestly don't see the point of the Galaxy S II Plus. I know for a fact that Virgin Mobile USA is selling the Spring version of the GS2 and Straight Talk has it as well. And plus, since JB is coming to the GS2, I don't get the point of this "Plus" version if nothing new was brought to the table.

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