Samsung Galaxy S II

price N/A launch Jun, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 5 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Super slim body
  • Stunning display quality
  • Powerful dual core processor
  • Great audio quality
  • Excellent camera with brilliant HD Video recording
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Excellent video playback
  • Good call quality
  • Future-proof collection of connectivity options
  • Good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Design could have been a bit more differentiating
  • No hardware camera button

5 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.3 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 217 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Dual Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1650 mAh
Battery Standby710 hrs
Battery Talktime18.33 hrs
Dimensions
Weight116 gm
Thickness8.5 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Face detection
  • Smile detection
  • Image stabilization
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
FM RadioYes
More
  • WiFi Syncing with PC
  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Support (for Corporate Email)
  • On Device Encryption
  • VPN support
  • Flip-to-Mute
  • Game Hub
  • Music Hub
  • WiFi Direct
  • Readers Hub
  • Cisco WebEx (Video Conferencing)
  • Kies Air (Wireless syncing with your PC)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.15/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys