Samsung's event to unveil its new handsets in the US is being postponed by a day

Samsung's event to unveil its new handsets in the US is being postponed by a day
Well folks, we’ll need to wait just a single day more before we are all officially introduced to Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S II lineup for the US – though, we’ve already seen the trio taking a family photo today.

Originally scheduled to happen on Monday, August 29th, Samsung just informed us that they’re postponing the highly anticipated event to the following next day – Tuesday, August 30th. Still occurring at the same place and time, the decision to move it back by a day is mainly due to the fact that Hurricane Irene is expected to unleash its power upon the Big Apple.

Currently, it’s being reported that New York is asking residents to evacuate areas that are more prone to damage – plus, the subway system will be inactive for the better part of the weekend leading up to Monday. Additionally, the move to Tuesday will enable more attendees out of state to make proper adjustments to make it to the event.

Either way, we’ll be there to cover all of the festivities live, so be sure to check back then to get all the latest information and news.

source: Samsung via The Droid Guy

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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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7 Comments

1. JMK67 unregistered

even mother nature is against this phone coming to the US!

4. Bashok

Posts: 36; Member since: Dec 14, 2010

LOL that's a good one

2. uglyFATman unregistered

bad signs there, well probably all be disappointed when they reveal the specs: like all the gs2 US version will not feature exynos, no NFC and the devices are way thicker than the original. Oh yeah maybe they will also tell us that a much better device is being launch all over the world except here: no timeline for us.

6. Kjayhawk

Posts: 294; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

why would samsung spend millions of dollars creating a new phone, that sucks? Chances are it will be the same exact phone that is all across the world, also haven't you seen the pictures? only difference seems to be the bottom buttons. your name should be dumbuglyFATman

5. Mooooo

Posts: 212; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

I am the god of all hell fire and I bring you... Fire!

7. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

DAMN U HURRICANE IRENE!

10. SeveThePirate unregistered

i don't even care anymore. I've been waiting for the GSII to come stateside ever since it was announced and now samsung is teasing me with an even better LTE capable phone!.....does samsung hate us?

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