Samsung Galaxy S II to feature Android four button layout in US

Samsung has decided to let go of its ‘iPhone-ish’ button layout and go for traditional Android one, as it prepares to launch its flagship in US next week.

Company released a teaser video for its US launch yesterday, which revealed the tweaked look of Samsung Galaxy S II. Samsung is likely to announce SGSII in New York on August 29.

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3 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy S II to feature Android four button layout in US


    (August 24, 2011 - 11:24 am)

    In case some non-US SGS2 owner doesn’t know this tip:
    long press of menu button on the ‘3-button’ SGS2 acts like the search key.


    (August 24, 2011 - 11:21 am)

    This is just ONE VARIANT like with the SAMSUNG GALAXY S to differentiate for carriers. Please make that clear to viewers!

      Gaurav Shukla

      (August 24, 2011 - 11:32 am)

      @Jeff Yes, it is a generic image of Samsung Galaxy S II US version, but we are not expecting carrier versions to feature any major aesthetic differences.

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