Steroidal 1.4GHz version of the Samsung Galaxy S II to be launched in time for the next iPhone

Steroidal 1.4GHz version of the Samsung Galaxy S II to be launched in time for the next iPhone
We've got another rumor now that Samsung is planning an improved version of the Samsung Galaxy S II around the time the next iPhone launches in late August or early September.

After Eldar Murtazin's musings that the Apple-Samsung legal kerfuffle is actually over the next high-end phones of Samsung, which will supposedly feature an edge-to-edge display, faster chipset and so on, we have Asian sources telling that Samsung is prepping a 1.4GHz sequel, which might not even be included in the Galaxy line, but get an altogether unique name of its own.

While this could just be a version with the NFC capabilities unleashed, and overclocked chipset, we'd rather hope it's going to be more than that, since a few MHz more alone is unlikely to sway the next iPhone buyers enough, provided that it will also sport a dual-core chipset - Apple's A5 - capable of Full HD 1080p video recording.

Still, Samsung is not new to the overclocking game, given the 1.2GHz Hummingbird in the Infuse 4G, or the Samsung Galaxy S 2011 Edition, which features a 1.4GHz Qualcomm processor. Or, alternatively, the sources might mean the Samsung Galaxy S II Mini, which is listed with 1.4GHz chipset as well, but then they say the rumored handset will be external to the Galaxy line. We'll see how this plays out, the possibility that this is something new and fresh is always exciting, but we shouldn't be raising our hopes too high until we know more.

source: Popherald via GSMArena

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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)
Galaxy S Plus
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)

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28 Comments

1. iankellogg

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

how about launching it in the united states first?

2. AndroidOS

Posts: 100; Member since: Jun 21, 2011

If an updated version will be launched around September, I'm hoping that means the first version will be coming to the U.S. soon. Or they might wait and just give the U.S. this version. Hoping for the fist scenario.

15. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

okay yeah, release it to a smaller portion of the world first

3. c unregistered

Please go to Sprint so I can flee from T-Mobile and any future clutches of AT&T.

4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Is it me or is Samsung on a singular mission to slay Apple? Samsung has this vendetta against Apple. I like Samsung's energy. They are making real good moves. Once the Samsung Galaxy S II hits the U.S. it will sell like hot cakes. Samsung is about to be the #1 phone manufacturer in the world & wants to eliminate Apple in the process. I am so impressed with the Samsung Galaxy S II that I am so curious to see what the Samsung Galaxy S III with its edge to edge design is going to look like. I wonder how powerful that phone will be? Problably a 2.5 GHz quad-core phone? Just speculating! :-)

5. ilia1986 unregistered

SG3: Quadcore Kalel @ 2 GHZ 2 GB Ram 12 MP camera. LTE, NFC, 3D 768 by 1280 Resolution Ice cream *Drools...

6. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Wouldn't that be a real super phone, heck computer that fits nicely in your pocket! :-) lol

8. KingK unregistered

Not even close, you are dreaming. Tegra 3 is not for samsung. They won't have 720p resolution either. This would be a Nexus3/Motorola type phone.

23. Dark4o90

Posts: 205; Member since: Feb 20, 2011

And why is that? As the I9100 and I9103 with tegra2 obviously nothing stays between Samsung and Nvidia. And about the screen Samsung have already produced a 720p 4' SAMOLED display

22. Dark4o90

Posts: 205; Member since: Feb 20, 2011

I'll be very pleased with it (devil) but they or the other companies will never do the SUPERPHONE. Samsung HTC Motorola there's always something in their phones that isn't SUPER so for now I'm staying with my N82 waiting for the SUPERPHONE :D

10. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i believe with the fall of nokia, they are the #1 handset maker in the world. in over all sales (dumb phones and smart phones) they nail everyone else to the wall. but who pays attention to dumbphones!? lol :)

24. Dark4o90

Posts: 205; Member since: Feb 20, 2011

NOKIA is far far behind the other companies in terms of smartphones

7. Niners13 unregistered

They should fix all the bugs/defects with the SGS2 first before they release another crappy device.

14. wumberpeb

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 14, 2011

stop whining...you wish you owned it

9. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

isnt this about the same time that the "hurcules" was supposed to drop on Tmobile? It was different from the other GalaxyS-2 phones. Maybe this is what it is? Ohhhhh that would give me a big fat happy face. :)

11. Sandy Bridge? unregistered

By the time the S2 comes to the US, it would have an i5 2500k CPU already...

12. hhaa unregistered

no f**king way! i just bought the bloody s2!

13. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

You bought the wrong phone, silly head...

17. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i love that commercial because it's SOOO true. xD

16. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

1.2 or 1.4 GHz, it wouldn't matter to me. I have seen how smooth and fast the SGS2 is and I want it.

18. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

what else could they do to make the Galaxy S II better? that's like going beyond my 10% of usable brain power. actually, i think they could start by making it metal. i bet if we all talked about HOW WE WISH SAMSUNG WOULD MAKE A PHONE THAT FEELS AS NICE AS THE APPLE IPHONE 4 they would listen. xD

19. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Then we would get receiption issues lol

20. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

WORK ON THAT TOO OKAY SAMSUNG?

21. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i know im the minority but i prefer the plastic. its light weight and i use a case anyways so it doesnt make a difference what its made of. :)

25. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

oh good, you got a case. good remixfa!

27. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

well jeee thanks thumper. I have kids and im a clutz. I get a case on everything.. lol.

26. steviewonders

Posts: 20; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

If they do this i won't be buying another Samsung product. I've only had the S2 for about a week and i was hoping there'd be a fair amount of external development for it on xda. If an updated version is released for the US then the development will stop and people will only bother with the newer version, making the current S2 practically obsolete.

28. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Just wish i haven't upgrade to my Atrix it feels so last year.

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