Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile

Announced:
Aug 30, 2011
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile

Announced: Aug 30, 2011
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.5" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1850 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

4.5 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

206 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.09 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.11 x 2.71 x 0.37 inches (130 x 69 x 9 mm)

Weight:

4.77 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Scorpion

GPU:

Adreno 220

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.0.3, 2.3.6, 2.3.5)

Battery

Capacity:

1850 mAh

Talk time:

7.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

7.0 days (167 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 25, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHT989 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 530

This device is also known as Samsung Hercules, Samsung SGH-T989, Samsung Galaxy S II X

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.37 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (206 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S II on T-Mobile, as the handset has been referred to, comes with a gigantic 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus display. Running TouchWiz-flavored Gingerbread and supporting 1080p full HD video recording on the 8-megapixel camera, the T-Mobile-bound S II is on par with the rest of the Galaxy S II fleet.

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