Samsung sending invitations for a “major product announcement” on August 29th, could it be the US debut of the Samsung Galaxy S II?

Samsung sending invitations for a “major product announcement” on August 29th, could it be the US debut of the Samsung Galaxy S II?
Samsung just sent out invitations for “a major product announcement” taking place in New York on August 29th, and judging by the huge “II” at the end of it, it might be for the US debut of the company's flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S II. The event kicks off at 6:00 pm.

These are all the details we have so far, but Samsung promises to unveil more soon. For what we know, the 4.3-inch dual-core Galaxy S II is among the hottest selling Android devices right now with 5 million units sold in just three months after its launch. While it rolled out months ago internationally, the handset is not yet available on a single carrier stateside. 

This might change all at once on August 29th as rumor points to all four major carriers getting their version of the Galaxy S II – for AT&T the device will come as the Samsung Attain, for Verizon it will be the Samsung Function, while for Sprint it will be known as the Samsung Within, while for T-Mobile rumor says that it will be dressed as the Samsung Hercules

So there you have it, Samsung promised a US launch in August, and if this proves true, it will deliver.

source: Samsung


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Galaxy S II
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Dual, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(9.00h 3G talk time)

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45 Comments

1. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Hope they release a Wave 3, but probably will be the Galaxy S2.

11. iankellogg

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

and hopefully it comes with bada. right peter?

13. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

hopefully, yes : )

17. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

bah, between a Wave and a SGS2, the wave has no chance.. sorry peter. Bada seems nice but its going to be a good while before it catches on.. if at all.

21. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

I know that the Galaxy S2 has better specs than the wave. I do think though that the upcoming wave 3 will have the same specifiactions as the Galaxy S2.

2. gaby1451

Posts: 119; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

So excited :D

29. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

You are all giving her thumbs up because you think she's cute! lmao

36. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

well she is! plus i love a girl that can get things working with some touching. bow chika wow wow. ;D

40. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I admire your honestly lol

43. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

wai danku. c:

3. superguy

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

Also the possibility it might be known as the Stratosphere on Verizon. Guess we'll find out in a few weeks. It'd be great for Moto to have some competition on Verizon.

4. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

the Stratosphere is the Slider that's been leaked.

5. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

This is really exciting. 2 1/2 weeks seems soooooo long. Lol

26. dj unregistered

tack on another 2 weeks after that for release because the 2 1/2 weeks is just for the announcement. itll be at least a month from now before we actually see this phone if not later.

6. svec7186

Posts: 50; Member since: Jul 24, 2011

how do you sign up to be invited?

7. BenCjamin

Posts: 80; Member since: May 13, 2011

All I can say is it's about time! I will be purchasing this baby as soon as it arrives at ATT. Iphone has seen it's day and it's reign will be over when this bad boy hits the streets!!

8. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Sammy now copy HTC and will have Snoop Dog to have his children books preloaded on the tablet and all Samsung phones... expect the pic with Snoop Doog and the Samsung CEO smokin a joint

14. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

why you be hating on Samsung Gallito? i hope they make a deal with skullcandy/Bose instead of snoop dogg... i prefer Lil' Wayne and Eminem. lol that would be a perfect picture.

16. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

I hate Samsung because TouchWiz and the plastic on their phones.. hmmm not for me..love their TV but hate their phones..the only phone i kind of like of Samsung will be if Samsungs makes it.. will be the Nexus Prime....

28. jinwons

Posts: 95; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

Obviously you didn't see new TW 4.0 on SGS2. It's completely different than older ones and looks even better than Sense to me.

30. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

jinwons you cant expect haters to actually do any kind of research or anything. I mean people still hate on Motorola for the Devour. Not only has Samsung been using metal like back covers but they also use Gglass while others don't. Plus Samsung's new UI is much more smooth and responsive than the other UIs. That's why so many people are drooling over the Galaxy S 2. *Waiting on my PA stalker to harass me for giving Samsung props*

39. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Agree with you on the good quality on Samsung phones. both my wave and wave 2 are made of metall and glass. And the bada UI is very smooth and fast.

41. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I actually prefer the plastic builds. It has a gorrilla glass face and a lightweight body. Your going to put a case on it anyways so you will never feel those so called "premium" materials (that cost an extra $.05 on the phone.. wooo). Most cases are made out of plastics and rubbers anyways. So unless you just like a heavy phone as some do, your waisting your time worrying about if its plastic or aluminum. I love poking that point to people that dis on samsung for using plastic while they praise apple for using.. glass.. lol... or HTC for using aluminum. The plastic is more durable than both of those, and if your going to put a case on it, you will never notice the difference anyways.

9. dashak unregistered

So stoked. Was gonna hold out for a dual-core w/ slide out QWERTY but I don't know if I'll be able to resist.

44. Ivan6479

Posts: 250; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

There actually may be a slide out qwerty version being released.

10. iPwnd unregistered

iNoobs are about to get pwnd, HARD!

27. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

hate all you want, gonna be a while before a single company outsells the iphone

12. dallas90733

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 06, 2011

It has to be "Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus" not the regular "Samsung Galaxy S2" to compete with A-5 which is coming out around the same time. what do you guys think?.

15. Jeff unregistered

Is the WiFi on this phone Built-in? So, say my bill can out to be $674.87 and figured, "The hell with that" ...pay $200.00 to terminate my contract, figure out how the hell to pay for what I owe...........and use my Optimus S, simply for games, Facebook..Will the WiFi still turn on?

19. vantenkiest

Posts: 316; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

umm wtf.. yes wifi is built in you just have to connect to a network.

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