The new Samsung Galaxy S II which will come with a new 1.2GHz dual-core processor is set to go on sale in Australia in the first week of May.The Android phone is tipped to be available “across all major networks and retailers”, as opposed to only one carrier.
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A Samsung press release described the Galaxy S II as the first handset to offer Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus screen technology, the largest, brightest and most colourful screen available in Samsung’s portfolio of devices.
The new device is 8.49mm thick and weighs in at 116g. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and is fast due to its dual-core 1.2GHz processor.
The Korean company claims that their ‘organic’ LED technology, Super AMOLED, delivers significant energy savings and better battery life.
A Samsung spoksperson said “The Galaxy S II is built for multi-tasking, its dual-core processor makes switching between applications and loading web pages such as Google, Yahoo and YouTube quick, whilst superior 3D hardware means games and videos can be loaded and played with ease. What’s more, there’s immediate access to content and services such as catch up TV and movie downloads, thanks to super-fast connectivity and WiFi, with speeds up to 21Mbps which provides increased download speeds, and Bluetooth 3.0+HS which reduces data transfer times significantly”.