Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the most popular device in the history of Android smartphones. It is also the largest selling Android smartphone of 2011. Samsung managed to sell 10 million units of this handset within five months of its official launch. The Samsung Galaxy S II is also the largest selling smartphone in its home country. Samsung manages to sell 5 million units of Galaxy S II in South Korea alone.
This handset was announced last year at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. It was first released in South Korea, followed by other Asian and European countries. However, the folks living in the US were left behind. Finally, during the Q3 of 2011, Samsung launched the much-awaited Galaxy S II smartphone, exclusively for the customers of AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint in the US. Now, we have good news for the US Cellular customers. Samsung recently announced the availability of this amazing smartphone for the subscribers of US Cellular.
“The Galaxy S II is the ultimate phone for people looking to simplify and organize their lives,” said Edward Perez, vice president of sales and marketing operations for U.S. Cellular. “The features combined with U.S. Cellular’s unique benefits, like our Battery Swap, make it the go-to device for customers who depend on their smartphone to keep up with their busy schedules.”
The US Cellular Galaxy S II features a 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1.2 GHz dual-core Samsung Exnyos C210 processor, Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) OS, TouchWiz 4.0 user interface, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and LED flash, full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, Samsung Media Hub and more.
Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 16 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Swype, Samsung Kies Air, Android Market, full HTML web browser, DLNA, HDMI out, NFC (Near Field Communication) and a 1850 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S II for US Cellular will be available for $229.99 with a 2 year service agreement and a $100 mail-in rebate.