Smartphones by Samsung
4.3” SUPER AMOLED Plus
A SMART PHONE for SMART LIFE
The 4.3" SUPER AMOLED Plus display goes a step beyond the already remarkable SUPER AMOLED on the original GALAXY S to provide enhanced readability, a slimmer design and better battery consumption for the best viewing on any smartphone.
1.2GHz Dual Core
Clocking at lightening 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.
8.49mm Slim Design
ULTRA SLIM SMARTPHONE
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.
THE SMARTEST OF SMARTPHONES
FREE Turn by Turn Navigation by NAVIGON
With NAVIGON’s turn-by-turn navigation, the Samsung GALAXY S II transforms into a premium navigation device. Using preloaded Australian and New Zealand maps from NAVTEQ, 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. In addition, the application features Reality View Pro for photo-realistic displays of directions and Google Local Search for the most up to date point of interest search results. Add-on packages are available for purchase, giving you access to extra features such as speed alerts, safety cameras and live traffic reports. Click here to read more
* 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 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 comes preloaded with 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.
- Preloaded with simple social games and HD games
- Try and buy feature for Gameloft Games
- Easy access to best downloads and game information
- Lightning fast graphics paired with a 1.2GHz dual core processor
- 3-axis accelerometer and gyroscope sensor for dynamic gaming experiences
Samsung Readers Hub*
Enjoy a new way of reading. Browse, search, buy and read your favourite newspapers, magazines and books anywhere, anytime.
- Books - From classics to best-sellers, enjoy access to over 2.2 million eBooks with easy-to-use page and chapter transitions and the ability to customize font styles and text size to suit you.
- Access to 1.8M free out of copyright eBooks
- Free previews of paid content
- Access to all the latest bestsellers
- Magazines - With over 2,300 Magazines in 22 languages, featuring both article and page view, you will never be short of an interesting read.
- 4 free issues
- Access to popular Australian magazines like Better Homes & Gardens, Marie Claire and Men’s Health.
- Newspapers - Enjoy easy access to breaking news from home and abroad at your fingertips with access to over 2000 newspapers in 49 languages.
- 7 free issues
- Access to all major Australian newspapers
* Data download charges may apply. Costs may apply for paid Samsung Readers Hub material.
Samsung Social Hub Premium
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.
- Email - Install multiple email accounts supported with real-time push to stay
constantly on top of your email.
- Calendar - Manage your schedule by integrating events from all your online accounts in one view.
- Instant Messenger - Utilising a variety of popular IM networks, you can use this feature
to stay online all the time.
- Contacts – Synchronising across multiple accounts and view messaging status to contacts from the one screen.
THE NEXT VIEWING EXPERIENCE
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.
PC-like Web Browsing
Adobe Flash Player* support capabilities deliver PC-like web browsing letting you access the universe of information and get the full multimedia experience. Fully optimised for Android Gingerbread OS, the Samsung GALAXY S II’s brilliant web browsing function will put it into perspective with easy search optimisation and a clear view of your subject matter.
*Adobe Flash Player available as a free download via Android Market
THE NEXT MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Seamless video streaming gets a big boost with the super fast wireless standard HSPA+ 21Mbps.
AllShare lets the Samsung GALAXY S II link wirelessly with a TV, laptop or even audio system to play multimedia files directly from the phone by synchronising the phone with a compatible DLNA based product.
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.
2MP Front Facing Camera
The 2MP front-facing camera makes self-portraits a snap. The camera is also perfect for connecting with loved ones face to face by video calling or using VOIP applications available for download through Android Market.
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 1280 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.
THE NEXT APPS EXPERIENCE
Samsung Voice Solution
Get vocal. Just double tap the home key and you can control the Samsung GALAXY S II with a few selected words. Take charge and execute major functions like calling, music, messaging, scheduling and launching apps with the ease of a voice command. You can also capture your thoughts, make a note to yourself and send it to your friends by simply saying send!
Samsung Apps provides you with a variety of mobile applications especially developed and carefully selected for Samsung Mobile Phones. It’s a new Samsung mobile world, with a brand-new mobile experience waiting for you. Browse, download and play applications anytime, anywhere on your mobile.
You can easily expand the functionality of the GALAXY S II with an abundant choice of applications, now available for download straight from the Android Market™. The multitude of free and premium paid applications offered is sure to satisfy your every need and want.
SECURE DEVICE MANAGEMENT
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 Kies 2.0 & Samsung Kies Air
The new Samsung Kies 2.0, an upgrade of Kies 1.5, enables the Samsung GALAXY S II to sync with a computer using a Wi-Fi network for personal information backup, subscribing to content, and multimedia content sharing. With the Samsung Kies Air solution you can connect, via WiFi, with any browser’s address bar without the Kies program. Through the web browser you’ll be able to manage all sorts of information and multimedia content on a larger screen.
THE NEXT BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.