Samsung Galaxy S II

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Announced:
Feb 13, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 28, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

218 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body ratio:

62.75 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

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

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm)

Weight:

4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), SyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1650 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

18.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

9.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2011

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9100 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.40 W/kg

Body:

1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.16 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 800

This device is also known as Samsung I9100, Samsung Galaxy S 2, Samsung I9100G, Samsung I9100P

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung I9100G

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

TI OMAP4430

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

Talk time:

18.66 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

27.5 days (660 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

9.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

23.3 days (560 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Samsung Galaxy S II I9100P

With NFC support

Differences from the main variant:

Other:

NFC

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 21, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9100P link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.37 W/kg

Body:

1.12 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.21 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches)

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

Samsung Galaxy S II is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Samsung Galaxy S Android smartphone. It comes with the newer Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, and an even larger screen at 4.3 inches of Super AMOLED Plus goodness. The Galaxy S II upgrades the camera to 8MP and adds an LED flash to it, together with 1080p video recording. A 1.2GHz dual-core chipset is running the show so as to deliver a fine performance without any hints of lag.

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