Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Announced:
Oct 31, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 6, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

4.5 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

207 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

63.08 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.5), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1850 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.15 x 2.75 x 0.37 inches (131 x 70 x 9 mm)

Weight:

4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, SyncML, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 600

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-I727

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Cons

  • Thick body (0.37 inches)

Description

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is 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 16GB of on-board memory, expandable via a microSD card by up to an additional 32 gigs.

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