Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket unveiled: AT&T's take on 4G LTE

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.

source: Samsung

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Galaxy S II Skyrocket
  • Display 4.5 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware
    1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1850 mAh
  • OS Android 4.1.2
    Samsung TouchWiz UI


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