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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?


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...