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3 Million Pre-order The Samsung Galaxy S II

by Emily Price | May 9, 2011May 9, 2011 7:02 am PDT

samsung-galaxy-s-iiIf you pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S II — you’re not alone. Samsung claims it had received 3 million worldwide pre-orders for the handset by the end of April. The handset is currently only available in South Korea and the UK; however, it is expected to be released in over 120 different countries on over 140 different mobile carriers when all is said and done.

The Galaxy S II was originally announced at Mobile World Congress in February. The Galaxy S II is super-thin at only 8.49mm thick, and is one of the fastest smartphones released to date.

Samsung Galaxy S II Tech Specs

  • 4.27” WVGA super AMOLED Plus screen (800 x 480)
  • 1.2GHz Dual Core Snapdragon CPU
  • 8.49mm thick
  • Android Gingerbread with TouchWiz 4.0
  • HSPA+ connectivity
  • 8 megapixel rear camera
  • 2 megapixel front camera
  • Full HD 1080P video at 30fps
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 16GB of Internal Memory
  • Bluetooth 3.0+HS
  • Wi-Fi Direct for connectivity to Wi-Fi enable computers for communication
  • AGPS
  • Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity Senor and Light Sensor
  • Support for  MP4, 3GP, DivX, XviD and Streaming video.

What do you think about so many people ordering the handset? Are you impressed by the Samsung Galaxy S II, or are you holding out for another handset to hit the market?

 


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Emily Price

Emily has been obsessed with computers since the early 80s when she discovered she could play Ghostbusters on her father's Commodore 64. She...


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