Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, yesterday announced the introduction of Samsung GALAXY S II (Model: GT-I9100), a beautifully thin (8.49mm) and lightweight, dual-core smartphone that combines an unmatched viewing experience with incredible performance.
Announcing the introduction of the much awaited Galaxy S II model in Colombo last night K. Shankar Narayan, Country General Manager, Samsung Sri Lanka stated, “GALAXY SII is a natural and powerful evolution of GALAXY S. Building on the phenomenal success of the original Samsung GALAXY S, we are proud to unveil the ultimate smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy SII which allows consumers to design their own smart lives. We have already sold 3 million Galaxy SII handsets since its global launch a couple of months ago and we take great pride in launching this hugely successful model in Sri Lanka. In 2011, we will take Samsung’s leadership in Speed, Screen and Content to a whole new level. With the GALAXY S II, Samsung wants to set new standards of quality viewing and powerful performance on mobiles packed in a slim and modern design.”
The Samsung GALAXY S II uses Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the latest version of the world’s fastest-growing mobile operating system. The next generation smartphone includes access to Samsung’s four new content and entertainment hubs, seamlessly integrated to provide instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking services.
Incorporating a 1.2GHz dual-core application processor and advanced 4G (HSPA+ 21MBPs) connectivity, the Samsung GALAXY S II has the speed and power to provide an unrivalled mobile performance. Dual-core application processor delivers compelling 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. The GALAXY S II also delivers seamless multitasking, switching between applications instantly. Superior 3D hardware performance makes games and video incredibly fast and smooth.
With super-fast HSPA+ connectivity, the GALAXY S II offers rapid mobile download speeds while BlueTooth® 3.0+HS considerably reduces data transfer times.
The Samsung GALAXY S II has been equipped with an 8MP, high-profile camera and camcorder with 1080p full HD recording and playback. With Samsung’s patented AllShare technology, customers can capture, create and then share their experiences hassle-free.
The Samsung GALAXY S II has been equipped with Samsung’s new crystal-clear Super AMOLED Plus screen, the most advanced mobile visual display ever created. Setting the standard of quality viewing on mobile, 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 mechanics of the human eye to recognize images look clearer and more detailed than ever before. With a wider viewing angle and increased visibility in outdoor, the Samsung GALAXY S II provides a more vibrant viewing experience than any other mobile devices.
Even with its unrivaled performance, the innovative Super AMOLED Plus display does not compromise battery performance. A significant reduction in power consumption from Super AMOLED display means it is also more energy-efficient than other comparably-sized devices, allowing Samsung to minimize device weight.
Samsung has selected the Samsung GALAXY S II as its premium mobile product with which to launch Samsung Hubs – integrated mobile applications designed to fit every element of your life.
With Samsung Hubs, the Samsung GALAXY S II delivers rich catalogues of books and magazines, advanced mobile games and control of your online social life, all from a single device.
With the enhanced voice technology on the Samsung GALAXY S II, customers will be able to do more with less. From opening the app to controlling the messaging, social media, email and calling, Samsung Voice Solution will recognizes voice and convert it to text and vice versa. Customized Voice Translation application makes the Samsung GALAXY S II the perfect travel companion, translating voice or text into - and from - a range of languages: simply speak a word or phrase into the handset and it will instantly translate it, with audio and text output.
For swift and simple device management, Samsung has introduced Kies Air. With Kies air, consumers can manage their smartphone contents from their PC, via local WiFi connections, download photos taken on the built-in camera, listen to music, check missed calls and send messages in the web browser on their PC. For added connectivity, WiFi Direct allows consumers to connect to wireless-enabled PCs and printers without the need for wireless access points. Announcing the market introduction plans for the Galaxy S II, Mr. Narayan stated, “The Galaxy SII is priced at Rs 95,000 in the Sri Lankan market. Based on our flagship launches like the Samsung Galaxy S II, I am confident that we can further consolidate our market leadership in the Smartphone segment in Sri Lanka.”
Commencing from 4th till July 31st, 2011, the Galaxy S II will be exclusively available at selected Dialog Customer Care Centers, following which it will be available at the Samsung mobile channel in Sri Lanka. All customers buying the Samsung Galaxy S II will get an exclusive Rs. 375 package FREE for 6 months plus 1GB Data FREE per month for 1 year from Dialog.