Get ready for the Samsung Galaxy S II, should land this month

It was Globe, not Samsung, that first announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S2. This superphone will initially be exclusive to Globe subscribers once it becomes available this June 27My SuperSurf Plan 3799 subscribers can get it for free while prepaid subscribers can get it for P29,990.

The Samsung GALAXY S II (Model: GT-I9100) is the first 4G phone to hit the country. It is beautifully thin (8.49mm), lightweight and extremely powerful. The Samsung GALAXY S II bears with it the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. Complementing this latest operating system is an uber fast 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor and the most vivid and brilliant Super AMOLED Plus screen.


Incorporating a 1.2GHz dual-core application processor and advanced 4G wireless network (HSPA+ 21) connectivity, the Samsung GALAXY S II has the speed and power to provide the best mobile performance. The 1.2 GHz Dual-core application processor offers  features such as fast web browsing, multi-tasking comparable to a PC-like environment, supreme graphics quality and instantly responsive 3D user interface on the large screen.

With super-fast HSPA+ connectivity, the GALAXY S II offers rapid download speeds while Bluetooth 3.0+HS reduces data transfer times.  The Samsung GALAXY S II is equipped with an 8MP, high-profile camera and camcorder with 1080p full HD recording and playback. With Samsung’s patented AllShare technology capture, create and share experiences hassle-free.

The Super AMOLED Plus introduces the best in quality in color gamut, contrast ratio and edge sharpness. Using RealStripe screen technology and a greatly increased sub-pixel count, Super AMOLED Plus complements the human eye in its ability to recognize images. With a wider viewing angle and increased visibility outdoors, the Samsung GALAXY S II provides a more vibrant viewing experience than any other mobile device. The Super AMOLED Plus display does not compromise battery performance. A significant reduction in power consumption from Super AMOLED display makes it more energy-efficient than other comparably-sized devices.

For the enterprise too

Samsung has introduced a new range of enterprise mobility solutions that help enterprise customers empower a flexible and connected mobile workforce. These solutions include enhanced conferencing and connectivity services from Cisco, the most comprehensive mobile implementation of Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and secure remote device management from Sybase.

Samsung Hub

Samsung launches its Samsung Hubs which are integrated mobile applications designed to fit every element of your life in the GALAXY S II.

For starters there is the Social Hub Premium which is touted as the future of communication. The social hub premium allows one to talk to whoever they want, in whatever way they want, all from the contact’s list. Imagine in one look you get your Communication history, IM status, and updates from social networking sites all in one go. From here, users can access all types of messages (push e-mail, text, VM and SNS) and respond directly without resorting to individual applications.

Samsung Galaxy S2Want a smartphone with you fave books?  The Samsung Galaxy S II can do this, too with its Reader’s Hub. Carry an enormous library of books, magazines and newspapers on-the-go. Through strategic partnerships, Samsung Readers Hub provides over 2.2 million books and novels, 2,000 global and local newspapers in 49 languages and 2,300 popular magazines in 22 languages.

Need a stress break?  Play a few games on the Galaxy S II Game Hub, which is the easiest way to download and play best-in-class mobile games. The game hub features a 3-axis gyroscopic sensor which allows the Samsung GALAXY S II to unleash a world of gaming possibilities. Try for free and download premium titles from partners like Gameloft, or ‘enjoy Social Network Games (SNG) powered by mobage including ngmoco’s We Rule and We City’.

And, if music is your thing there is the Music Hub. Imagine, you can make Samsung GALAXY S II a personal music manager and 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.

Remember, June 27 only from Globe (for the first couple of months at least) you can get the Samsung GALAXY S II.

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