Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from:

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • The GALAXY S II delivers exceptional performance with a 1.2GHz Dual-Core application processor and outstanding viewing experience with a stunning 4.3” SUPER AMOLED Plus display encased in a sleek and lightweight design.

Readers Hub

Readers Hub
Leave the bookshelf at home.  The Samsung GALAXY S II has it in hand. Readers Hub give you access to over 2.2 million eBooks from classics to bestsellers, over 2,300 magazines in 22 languages and over 2,000 newspapers in 49 languages.  Crisp, sharp text makes reading a pleasure, while features like magnify, page view and text to speech let you read the way you want.  Believe in reading, but look beyond paper. *Data download charges may apply. Costs may apply for paid Samsung Readers Hub material.

Turn-by-turn navigation

Turn-by-turn navigation
With NAVIGON’s turn-by-turn navigation, the Samsung GALAXY S II transforms into a premium navigation device. Using preloaded AU and NZ maps, no data charges apply for using navigation, and FREE map updates every 3 months are included!* NAVIGON delivers 2D and 3D map views, turn-by-turn voice guidance, drive and walk modes and intelligent address search.

* Map updates are offered free of charge upon activation of the FreshMaps package and guaranteed for a 2 year period; after this time a fee may apply for further map updates. 

Samsung Social Hub

Samsung Social Hub
Social Hub Premium brings together your contacts, calendar and email with Instant Messaging and Social Networking Sites, like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, onto just one convenient screen. Quick access, no login and access to all your accounts through the one app means you’ll be able to interact faster with more people in the way you want to.

Game Hub

Game Hub
Join in the action with the Samsung Galaxy S II’s Game Hub. Trial the latest premium HD quality games from Gameloft before you buy. And to get you started without delay, the GALAXY S II gives you access to social games FREE - We Farm, Safari, We Rule, We City. Paired with the SUPER AMOLED Plus screen the GALAXY S II delivers a dynamic and unrivalled Smartphone gaming experience that will simply blow your mind.

Samsung Dive

Samsung Dive
Samsung Dive minimises the risk of losing your personal information by allowing you to manage and control your missing mobile phone remotely. Features include the ability to find your phone using GPS, track your phone, lock your phone and wipe your phone data. Controlled by you from a secure website.

Samsung Live Panel

Samsung Live Panel
Get direct access to your content through Samsung’s new personalisable UX, a magazine style layout that selects contents that you use the most, your gallery, music, video, SNS, email, notes, games and weather then displays them on your main screen. This live content ecosystem can be customised to your taste and provides easy access to your contents.

Full HD Video Recording

Full HD Video Recording
Let the Samsung GALAXY S II’s video shooting capabilities bring out the filmmaker in you. Featuring 1080p Full HD Recording, every moment is a potential masterpiece in the making. Capture the action in high resolution and in dual core speed, then instantly play back your footage in incredible clarity on the 4.3” SUPER AMOLED Plus display. * Video record in Full HD resolution of 1,280 x 720. * HD encoded content may be played at a resolution of 1280 x 720 when played on a compatible Full HD screen. * HD encoded content cannot be viewed in Full HD resolution on the Samsung GALAXY S II screen. All compatible content may only be viewed on the Samsung GALAXY S II screen at a maximum resolution of 480 x 800.

8MP Camera with LED Flash

8MP Camera with LED Flash
The 8MP auto focus camera doesn’t miss any details whether you’re shooting idleness or action and take beautiful, detailed photos even in low light with the built-in LED flash.

On Device Encryption

On Device Encryption
Play it safe with a security solution that enables the protection of mobile data without the need to sacrifice speed and functionality. The Samsung GALAXY S II is the first Android smartphone to adopt powerful encrypted hardware, minimising the use of security software and applying encryption technology to the hardware itself, greatly accelerating security protection and achieving superior performance. The incorporated Sybase Afaria Mobile Device Management and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync complement the encryption support with their own mechanisms to secure important corporate and personal information.

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
Optimised to securely access enterprise resources on a Microsoft Exchange server to stay up to date with your business email, calendar, contacts and task synchronisation, the Samsung GALAXY S II boasts the most comprehensive mobile implementation of Exchange ActiveSync. Providing the strongest security Mobile Device Management of any smartphone and the most policies and restrictions support among Android ActiveSync clients, it allows for real-time communication with employee phones to remotely configure settings, monitor compliance with policies, guarantee synchronised data safety and wipe or lock managed phones.

MDM (Mobile Device Management)

MDM (Mobile Device Management)
Wipe away your concerns. Sybase and Samsung are working together to address the management and security concerns commonly faced by enterprises when deploying Android devices. This partnership provides the comprehensive capabilities that t requires to allow mobile workers access to enterprise assets using the Samsung GALAXY S II. It can now confidently extend corporate security policies to the Samsung Android platform, allowing for the adoption of both personally owned and corporate owned GALAXY S II’s.

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

VPN (Virtual Private Network)
The Samsung GALAXY S II has adopted Cisco’s AnyConnect to provide reliable and easy-to-deploy encrypted network connectivity by delivering persistent corporate access for users on the go. Whether providing access to business email, a virtual desktop session, or other Android applications, it enables business-critical application connectivity.

Cisco WebEx

Cisco WebEx
Stay on the same page and stay connected for important meetings on the go. With Cisco WebEx support, a secure, online meeting is just a click away. View shared desktops, browsers, applications and documents with live annotations and feel the experience of deep integration with the Samsung GALAXY S II’s exclusive feature to initiate a WebEx meeting from the dialler and contacts screens.
Samsung Music Hub 2.0™

Samsung Music Hub 2.0™

Stream great music tracks on your device using the Samsung Music Hub™ app. A free* 1 month premium trial is available for all GSII customers when you download and activate Samsung Music Hub™ via Samsung Apps. Create unlimited playlists from millions of tracks from more than 100,000 artists. All your playlists are stored in the cloud and accessible from Samsung Music Hub™ compatible devices, including Galaxy Tabs, select Samsung Smart TVs, Home Theatre Systems and web browser. Explore music by popularity, genres or artists. Save your music for offline use. Looking for suggestions? Check out pre-programmed collections based on themes, artists or moods. Let the Smart DJ feature take you on a music discovery journey. For subscription prices and device details, visit *Internet connection required. Data download and subscription charges may apply. Premium subscription (Up to 4 compatible devices & website).
Brilliant performance

Brilliant performance

Clocking at lightning speeds, the unrivalled performance of the 1.2GHz Dual Core Application Processor provides unsurpassed functionality and density for faster browsing, quicker multi-tasking, a smoother UI, snappier streaming and highly efficient gaming.


The 4.3" SUPER AMOLED Plus display delivers an incredible colour gamut and high contrast ratio as well as ultimate sharpness of image. SUPER AMOLED Plus also offers enhanced readability, a slimmer design and better battery consumption for the best viewing on any smartphone.
Ultra Slim Design

Ultra Slim Design

Taking slim to the next dimension, the Samsung GALAXY S II rides the leading edge with an ultra-slim 8.49mm form factor, a luxurious design and an easy grip. The ultra-slim smartphone also boasts 3D TouchWiz UX adding to the evolutionary experience with a futuristic user interface.

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  • OS
    Andorid 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Camera
    8 MP
  • 3G
    (3G#) 850 / 900 / 1,800 / 2,100 MHz
  • Battery
    1,650 mAh


  • Band

    • GSM&EDGE Band850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 MHz
    • 3G Band(3G#) 850 / 900 / 1,800 / 2,100 MHz
  • Network & Data

    • GPRS/EDGEClass 33
    • 3GHSPA+ 21 Mbps / HSDPA Category 14
  • Operation SystemAndorid 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • BrowserAndroid Browser


  • Form FactorFull Touch Bar
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Physical Specifications

  • Weight116 g
  • Dimension (HxWxD)125 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm (at thinnest point) and 9.9 mm (at thickest point)


  • External

    • TechnologySuper AMOLED Plus
    • Resolution480 x 800
    • Size4.27"


  • Standard

    • Capacity1,650 mAh
    • Talk TimeUp to 6 hours
    • Stand-by TimeUp to 360 hours


  • Camera Resolution8 MP
  • Digital/Optical Zoom4x digital zoom
  • FlashLED Flash
  • Auto FocusAuto Focus
  • Shot ModeSingle / Smileshot / Beauty / Panorama / Action shot / Cartoon
  • Photo EffectsSepia / Black & White / Negative / Grayscale
  • White BalanceYes
  • ISOYes


  • Input DeviceFull Touch Capacitive
  • Video playerYes
  • Video recordingYes
  • Video messagingYes
  • Video StreamingYes
  • Video telephonyYes
  • Video wallpaperNo

Music & Sound

  • Music PlayerYes
  • Poly RingtonesYes
  • MP3 RingtoneYes
  • DRMYes
  • 3D sound technologyNo
  • Music LibraryYes


  • Embedded WallpaperYes
  • Mobile TVApps via Android Market
  • PodCastingApps via Android Market
  • FM RadioYes
  • FM Radio RecodingNo
  • FM Radio RDSYes


  • Document ViewerYes (Polaris Office)
  • Mobile PrintingNo
  • Offline ModeYes
  • Voice Memo&Voice MailYes


  • SMSDepends on user memory
  • User MemoryUpto 16GB Internal
  • Phone book entriesDepends on user memory
  • External MemoryMicroSD support up to 32 GB


  • Predictive Text Input T9T9 and Swype
  • EmailYes
  • Cell BroadcastYes (GSM Only)
  • vCard/vCalendarYes
  • Instant MessagingYes - Gtalk / Other IM apps via Google Market


  • Bluetoothv3.0
  • USBv2.0
  • USB Mass StorageYes
  • Internet HTML BrowserYes (Android Browser)
  • SyncML (DS) SupportYes (v1.2)
  • SyncML (DM) SupportYes (v1.2)
  • AGPSYes
  • TV-OutputYes via MHL optional accessory
  • NFCNo
  • PC Sync ApplicationSamsung Kies / Kies Air

Personal Information Management

  • CalendarYes
  • SchedulerYes
  • To do listYes
  • ClockYes
  • WorldtimeYes
  • AlarmYes
  • Currency converterApps via Android Market
  • ConverterApps via Android Market
  • CalculatorYes
  • Memo bookYes
  • Stop WatchYes
  • Countdown TimerYes

Call Function

  • Speaker PhoneYes
  • Voice RecognitionYes
  • Caller IDYes
  • Call CostNo
  • Call TimeYes
  • MultipartyYes
  • Dialed/Missed/Received CallsYes

Further Information

  • Mobile TrackerYes - via Samsung Dive
  • Touch ScreenYes - Capacitive


User Manual(Jellybean)

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