Samsung Galaxy S II reaches US, announced for T-Mobile, Sprint & AT&T

After a huge wait, Samsung has finally announced its flagship Android smartphone Samsung Galaxy S II in the US market. Company revealed that Sprint will be the first telecom operator to release Galaxy S II in the country as Epic 4G Touch, followed by T-Mobile and AT&T.

US is one of very last market to see the launch of this Android beast, which is already have launched in most countries around the world. Galaxy S II has already set many records for the company, and its astonishing sales graph is still going strong.

Let us talk about the individual variants now.

Sprint: Epic 4G Touch –  As we have already mentioned Sprint will be the first to launch it in the US on September 16 for USD 199.99 on a usual two-year contract.

Features:

  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with TouchWiz 4.0
  • 4.52 inch Super AMOLED Plus display
  • 1.2 Ghz dual-core CPU (Samsung Exynos)
  • WiMax 4G
  • 8 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2 Megapixel front camera
  • 1080p video recording
  • Preloaded apps: Nova 2 HD, Swype, Polaris Office
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Sprint ID

AT&T: It will be available starting September 18 in the market, just two days after Sprint version.

  • HSPA+ support
  • Android 2.3 with TouchWiz 4.0
  • 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus
  • 1.2 Ghz dual-core CPU (Samsung Exynos)
  • 8 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2 Megapixel front camera
  • 1650mAh

T-Mobile: They have given the least amount of details. No name or other features have been mentioned in the presser. TMO variant will have a 4.52 inch Super AMOLED display, same as Sprint version. Other specs are also expected to be in line with the Sprint version along with its HSPA+ network support.

“The unveiling of the Galaxy S II is a landmark achievement for Samsung, our carrier customers and consumers, Five million Galaxy S II smartphones have been sold around the world and that number increases every day. We believe the cutting-edge design, features and user experience of this innovative device will share the same level of success in the U.S.”

Dale Sohn, President of Samsung Mobile, USA.


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