Samsung Galaxy S II was announced and showcased at the MWC 2011 in Barcelona. It was first released in April in its home country – South Korea, followed by other European and Asian countries in May. It took nearly 3 months for Samsung to tweak the device, according to the needs of the US carriers. Last month, Samsung finally announced the much-awaited Galaxy S II in 3 new variants exclusively for the subscribers of AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint in the US.
The AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile’s version of the Galaxy S II is called as the AT&T Galaxy S II, Samsung Epic 4G Touch and T-Mobile Galaxy S II respectively. AT&T and Sprint has already released this amazing device for their customers, but T-Mobile subscribers were left in the dark. Today, T-Mobile finally announced the price, release date and complete specs of its Galaxy S II variant.
T-Mobile Galaxy S II features a 4.52 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor, Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) OS, TouchWiz 4.0 user interface, Swype, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G Connectivity, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and flash, full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, etc.
It also comes with a 3.5 mm headset jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Samsung Kies Air, Android Market, full HTML web browser, DLNA, HDMI out, 16 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, T-Mobile TV, Samsung Media Hub, T-Mobile Video Chat, Zinio, Netflix and Asphalt 6 pre-loaded, NFC-enabled, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi Hotspot and a 1850 mAh battery.
This handset comes with a screen grab feature, which allows you to to take a screen grab of content on the phone screen. The T-Mobile Galaxy S II will be available for $229.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and a two year service agreement. You can purchase this device online from October 10, followed by T-Mobile retail stores starting October 12.