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.
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.