Galaxy S II


Prepare yourself for the Galaxy S II, Samsung’s thinnest smartphone. Using the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, the Galaxy S II brings together the 1.2GHz Dual Core Application Processor for unmatched performance and a brilliant 4.3” Super AMOLED Plus display. Featuring a lightweight and beautifully thin design and advanced HSPA + connectivity, it represents the next generation in smartphone technology. 4.658 5 911 reviews

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  • 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
  • 4.3" SUPER AMOLED Plus Display
  • Now with Ice Cream
  • Slimmer Design

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See it all clearly and vividly – wherever you are. The Galaxy Note II’s 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen delivers outstanding clarity and a 16:9 screen ratio, so you can enjoy immersive entertainment and all other viewing experiences. Thanks to its innovative design, the Galaxy Note II provides a bigger screen yet its slim body still fits your hand perfectly.
Dual Core Application Processor
Making the impossible possible. The 1.2GHz Dual Core Application Processor is the ultra responsive answer to mobile performance, providing high-speed multitasking, quick web page loading, quick reaction speeds, a smoother UI, lightning fast image editing and high performance gaming. And with its fast encoding/decoding ability, which supports all video playing and shooting, it delivers outstanding computing power and performance.
Dual Core Application Processor
Slimmer Design
Sometimes you need to note down details without delay. Simply click the S Pen and double-tap the screen, and the Galaxy Note II’s Popup Note feature lets you sketch a map or take down directions, phone numbers and other information conveniently while you’re in the middle of a call. There’s no need to run and grab a pen and paper when you’ve got the S Pen and Popup Note. The split screen functionality allows you to multitask with two applications open simultaneously.
Slimmer Design

Live Panel

Content is King. Drop the apps and get direct access to your content through Samsung’s new personalised UX, a magazine style layout that selects contents that you use the most, your gallery, music, videos, SNS, emails, 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. Don’t search for content, live it!
Live Panel

Readers Hub

Leave the bookshelf at home and carry your Samsung GALAXY S II in your hand. Readers Hub is a great place to flip through your library of classics & best sellers or browse through more than two million books to choose from. On top of that, you will have access to more than 2500 magazines in 20 languages and 2000 of newspapers in 47 languages at your fingertips. Crisp, sharp text makes reading a pleasure and your experience will be easier to manage with magnification, text only and page views (for magazine and newspapers), audio access (for newspapers), one touch sharing via email (for magazines), and more features. Believe in books, but look beyond paper.
Readers Hub

Say N Go : 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!
Say N Go : Samsung Voice Solution

Game Hub

Join in on the action. The Samsung GALAXY S II’s Game Hub lets you to download high quality games, providing over 20 social network games and premium games. Search for games and new release information or play away. With an accelerometer, and gyroscope sensors dynamic hand and arm movement games stand out from the crowd. The slightest tilt and you’re dead – now that’s entertainment.
Game Hub

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  • OS
    Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Camera
  • 3G
    850MHz, 900MHz, 1900MHz, 2100MHz
  • 3G
    HSPA+ 21 (UP) / 5.76 (DL)


  • Band

    • 3G Band850MHz, 900MHz, 1900MHz, 2100MHz
  • Network&Data

    • EDGE850MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz, 1900MHz
    • 3GHSPA+ 21 (UP) / 5.76 (DL)
  • Operation SystemAndroid 2.3 (Gingerbread)


  • CPU TypeArm Cortex A9 Dual Core Processor
  • CPU Clock RateDual core processor
  • CPUArm Cortex A9 Dual Core Processor
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Regional Availability

  • Regional AvailabilityGlobal


  • Form FactorFull touch bar

Physical Specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD)66.1 x 125.3 x 8.49mm (1)
  • Weight116g


  • External

    • TechnologySuper AMOLED Plus
    • Resolution800 x 480
    • Size4.27"
    • Colour Depth16M


  • Standard

    • Capacity1650mAh
    • Talk TimeUp to 1100min (2G), up to 520min (3G), up to 220min (VT Call)
    • Stand-by TimeUp to 710Hr (2G), up to 610Hr (3G)


  • Camera Resolution8MP
  • Digital/Optical ZoomDigital zoom
  • FlashLED Flash
  • Auto FocusAuto Focus
  • Shot ModeSingle Shot, Beauty Shot, Smile Shot, Panorama Shot, Action Shot, Cartoon Shot
  • Photo EffectsNegative, Greyscale, Sepia
  • White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent
  • ISOAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800
  • Image FormatJPEG


  • Resolution8M (3264 x 2448), 6.5M ( 3264 x 1968), 7M (3072 x 2304), 5.7M (3072 x 1856), 5M (2560 x 1920), 4M (2560 x 1536), 3.2M (2048 x 1536), 2.4M (2048 x 1232), 2M (1600 x 1200), 1.5M (1600 x 960), 0.4M (800 x 480), 0.3M (640 x 480)
  • Frame Rate30fps
  • Video PlayerYes
  • Video RecordingYes
  • Video EditorYes
  • Video StreamingYes
  • Video TelephonyYes
  • Input DeviceTouch screen


  • Camera Resolution2M


  • Music PlayerYes
  • Poly Ringtone64
  • MP3 RingtoneYes
  • DRMOMAP DRM 1.0 Full
  • Music LibraryYes


  • FM RadioYes
  • FM Radio RDSYes


  • Document ViewerYes
  • Mobile PrintingYes
  • Offline ModeYes


  • Predictive Text Input T9Yes
  • vCard/vCalendarYes
  • Instant MessagingG Talk


  • BluetoothBT 3.0 + HS
  • USBUSB 2.0
  • USB Mass StorageYes
  • Internet HTML BrowserAndroid Browser
  • SyncML (DS) SupportYes
  • SyncML (DM) SupportYes
  • WiFi802.11 a / g / b / gn (2.4GHz / 5GHz), WiFi Direct
  • AGPSYes
  • TV-OutputMHL
  • Bluetooth ProfilesGAP, SSP, SDAP, HSP, HFP, A2DP, SAP, OPP, PBAT, MAP, AVRCP, HID
  • PC Sync ApplicationSamsung Kies, Kies Air


  • User Memory16GB
  • SMSUp to available memoryYes
  • Phone Book EntriesUp to available memory
  • External MemoryMicroSD (upto 32GB)
  • Nand Memory16GB

Personal Information Management

  • CalendarYes
  • SchedulerYes
  • To do listYes
  • ClockYes
  • WorldtimeYes
  • AlarmYes
  • CalculatorYes
  • Stop WatchYes

Call Function

  • Caller IDYes
  • Speaker PhoneYes


  • OMA Data SynchronizationYes
  • OMA Device ManagementYes

Further Information

  • Mobile TrackerYes
  • Touch ScreenC Type

Extra Feature

  • Extra Feature1080p Recording / Playing, Social Hub, Music Hub, Readers Hub, Game Hub

Ratings and Reviews (911)

Overall Ratings

794 out of 911 (87%) customers recommend this product





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Love my phone but.........

This is the BEST phone ive ever had except the battery. I thought it was because my battery was old but sadly I even bought a brand new genuine Samsung one and still only get 4 hours out of it :(.

Doesnt stop my enjoyment of the phone though just means I have to carry a spare charged battery :)

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Excellent Product

gt-i9100 is very excellent in all his features design etc etc, except the battery problem. Now its One and half year with me, still i am getting a back up of 6-8 hours Enjoy

NY - Gender: - Age:
This product is such a good phone!

I really love this phone ive just got it and im in love! The camera is amazing&i just really love it

London - Gender: - Age:
Lightweight with more then enough features

Now three years yet I haven't lost love for this phone. My children likes S4 but for me S2 with FM radio is essential.

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User Manual(Jellybean)

7.91 MB, pdf, ENGLISH(Europe)

10 Apr, 2013

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