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Introducing the Samsung GALAXY S II; world’s slimmest smartphone


In addition to the GALAXY Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet, Samsung has also unveiled the GALAXY S II, which claims to be the world's slimmest smartphone.

Today, Samsung unveiled the GALAXY S II (Model: GT-I9100), a beautifully thin (8.49mm) and lightweight, dual-core smartphone that boasts amazing viewing experience and impressive performance.

Running on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), the GALAXY S II offers users Samsung’s new content and entertainment hubs for instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking services.

Powerful Performance
Incorporating a dual-core application processor and advanced wireless network (HSPA+ 21) connectivity, the Samsung GALAXY S II boasts the speed and power for superior mobile performance. The processor can deliver compelling features including fast web browsing, multi-tasking, supreme graphics quality and responsive 3D user interface on the large screen. With super-fast HSPA+ connectivity, the GALAXY S II offers rapid mobile download speeds.

The Samsung GALAXY S II is equipped with an 8-megapixel camera and can record videos in full high definition 1080p. With Samsung’s patented AllShare technology, users can capture, create and then share their experiences hassle-free.

A Next Level of Viewing Experience
The Samsung GALAXY S II also sports the new crystal-clear Super AMOLED Plus screen that introduces the best in quality in color gamut, contrast ratio and edge sharpness. With a wider viewing angle and increased visibility in outdoor, the Samsung GALAXY S II provides a more vibrant viewing experience and is more energy-efficient compared to other mobile devices.

A New World of Entertainment and Smarter Interaction
Samsung GALAXY S II offers various integrated mobile applications, called Samsung Hubs, designed to fit every element of your life.

– Social Hub Premium: Communication history, Instant Messaging status, and updates from social networking sites are all readily available. Users can access all types of messages (push e-mail, text, VM and SNS) and respond directly without resorting to individual applications.

– Readers Hub: Carry an enormous library of books, magazines and newspapers on-the-go. Samsung Readers Hub offers over 2.2 million books and novels, 2,000 global and local newspapers in 49 languages and 2,300 popular magazines in 22 languages.

– Game Hub: Featuring a 3-axis gyroscopic sensor, the Samsung GALAXY S II lets you try games for free, or download premium titles from partners like Gameloft.

– Music Hub: Access over 12 million tracks from 7digital. Discover what's hot from top charts, search for favorite music, get recommendations on albums, enjoy previews and download them directly to Samsung GALAXY S II.

For added connectivity, WiFi Direct allows consumers to connect to wireless-enabled PCs and printers without the need for wireless access points. The GALAXY S II is able to incorporate Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to support emerging mobile payment service and other services with mobile operators.

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