Ultra Slim Design
Taking slim to the next dimension, Samsung GALAXY S II rides the leading edge with 8.49mm ultra-slim form factor of luxurious design and an easy grip. One of the thinnest smartphones in the world, Samsung GALAXY S II also features the HyperSkin which gives it a premium metal look which is fingerprint resistant and a non-slip battery cover.
4.27" SUPER AMOLED Plus Display
SUPER AMOLED Plus display delivers the best colour gamut, high contrast ratio and super sharp images. Groundbreaking reduction of video response time facilitates video playback without motion blur. The new technology consumes 18% less energy than SUPER AMOLED display, making it one of the thinnest, longest lasting smartphone available.
PC-like web browsing
Mobilize your information gathering capabilities. Access a universe of information using the upgraded user interface with the PC-like web browsing on Samsung GALAXY S II. Fully optimised for Android™ 2.3.6 (Gingerbread), Samsung GALAXY S II’s brilliant web browsing function will put information into perspective with easy search optimisation and a clearer view of your subject matter. The 4.27” SUPER AMOLED Plus display and Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3 support let you enjoy the full multimedia experience.
Samsung Voice Solution
Take charge and execute major functions like calling, playing 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".
The Samsung GALAXY S II’s Game Hub lets you download high quality mobile games and social networking games. With accelerometer and gyroscope sensor, games needing dynamic hand and arm movements become more enjoyable.
8 Megapixel camera
Take beautiful, detailed photos even in low light with the built-in LED flash and the 8 Megapixel Auto Focus camera. Thanks to the improved user interface of Android™2.3.6 (Gingerbread), a quick switch to the 2 Megapixel front-facing camera makes self-portraits a snap.
AllShare™ via DLNA
Samsung GALAXY S II comes with AllShare™ (via DLNA), in which you can wirelessly connect and share videos, photos, music and more between your phone, TV and PC.
*Note: Sharing is only possible between devices which are DLNA–certified.
Android™ 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Platform
Android™ 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) platform brings you the best mobile experience, with over 150,000 apps from Android Market™.
Samsung Live Panel
Drag and drop the apps on the home screen to get direct access to your content through Samsung’s new personalisable UX with a magazine style layout. This live content ecosystem can be customised to suit your taste and provides easy access to your favourite content such as music, video, SNS, emails, notes, games etc. All the information you desire from Readers Hub, Game Hub and Social Hub also pets updated in real time.
1.2GHz Dual Core Processor
The 1.2GHz Dual Core Processor is the ultra responsive answer to mobile performance providing high-speed multitasking, quick web page loading and reaction speeds, a smoother UI, lightning fast image editing and high performance gaming. It’s screaming fast encoding and decoding abilities support all video formats and outshines the other dual core processors. Seamless video or music streaming gets a big boost with the super fast wireless standard HSPA+ 21Mbps.
*Dependent on network
Social Hub (premium)
Organize and synchronize all your online contacts through Social Hub. Streamline your emails, SMS, IM and SNS information into one unified box and interact with more people in the way you want to.
Readers Hub is an integrated book, magazine, and newspaper solution that provides the newest bestseller or self-improvement titles. Build your own personal library and have instantaneous access to your favourite books with the touch of your finger.
Full HD Recording & Playback
Featuring 1,080p full HD Recording, every moment that you capture and record is a potential masterpiece. Capture the action in high resolution and play back your HD footage instantly in incredible clarity on the 4.27" SUPER AMOLED Plus display.
Samsung Kies 2.0 and Kies air
The newly introduced Kies 2.0 is an enhanced intuitive device management software that lets you sync data between phone and PC. With Samsung Kies air, you can access and share data such as photos, music, contacts and even SMSes on any web browser by simply keying in the unique URL tagged to your Samsung GALAXY S II.